Jacob James

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The Multiverse Is Inevitable, And We're Living In It

Imagine that the Universe we observe, from end-to-end, is just a drop in the cosmic ocean. That beyond what we can see, there’s more space, more stars, more galaxies, and more everything, for perhaps countless billions of light years farther than we’ll ever be able to access. And that as large as …

Dark Matter

New evidence for the multiverse—and its implications

<i>As skeptical as I am, I think the contemplation of the multiverse is an excellent opportunity to reflect on the nature of science and on the ultimate</i> …

Do we exist in parallel universes?

What fascinates me about the wonderfully weird world of quantum mechanics (or quantum psychics) is how the behavior of subatomic particles of matter …

Dark Matter

Tremendous Black Hole Is the Oldest Ever Discovered

By on December 7, 2017 at 4:15 pm<p>There is still a great deal scientists don’t know about the early universe. Most celestial objects from that era are …

There Might Be a Universe Inside Every Black Hole

Most experts agree that the universe started as an infinitely hot and dense point called a singularity. Wait a minute. Isn't that what people call …

Black Holes

Lab-Grown Black Hole May Have Just Proven That Hawking Radiation Exists

In 1974, Hawking theorized that, contrary to the belief that a black hole would continuously and infinitely suck in everything around it, energy …

Supermassive black holes can decide when a star formation process should be "switched off": Study- Technology News, Firstpost

Every large galaxy has a <b>central supermassive black hole</b>, a million times more massive than the Sun, which can decide when the process of star …

2018 Will Be The Year Humanity Directly ‘Sees’ Our First Black Hole

The Event Horizon Telescope has come online and taken its data. Now, we wait for the results.<p>Black holes are some of the most incredible objects in …

Most images of black holes are illustrations. Here’s what our telescopes actually capture. - Vox

Soon, we may get to see one up close for the first time.<p>Impossibly dense, deep, and powerful, black holes reveal the limits of physics. Nothing can escape one, not even light.<p>Even though black holes excite the imagination like few other concepts in science, the truth is that no astronomer has …

Black Holes

Nasa shares a stunning new photo of Earth taken by its asteroid probe

Nasa's Osiris-Rex spacecraft, on its way to the asteroid Bennu, flew past the Earth and took a picture from 170,000km away.<p>Nasa's asteroid probe …

EasyJet Starts Work on a Cheaper, Cleaner Plane That Runs on Electricity

To get a plane from Point A to Point B, airlines need jet fuel, and lots of it. But soon, there may be an alternative that would take fossil fuels …

Fossil Fuels

This spacecraft could be the first to put humans on Mars

At the International Astronautical Congress in Australia, Lockheed Martin unveiled its spacecraft designed to land on Mars.

Image: Goodbye to the dark side of Saturn

Stunning views like this image of Saturn's night side are only possible thanks to our robotic emissaries like Cassini. Until future missions are sent …

Above Rhea – Cassini Legacy: 1997-2017

Photojournal: PIA21354<p>This image is from Cassini's final observation of Saturn's icy moon Rhea (949 miles or 1,527 kilometers across) on May 2, 2017. …

Astronomy

NASA's Cassini probe bids farewell to Saturn with epic image

The spacecraft's swan song shows the planet in all its splendour.<p>NASA's Cassini spacecraft was always destined to be a doomed hero. After two decades in space, diligently exploring Saturn and its many strange and beautiful moons, operators deliberately crashed the spacecraft into the planet to make …

Astronomy

NASA releases 'Alpha and Omega', images of Saturn captured during the beginning and end of the Cassini mission- Technology News, Firstpost

NASA has released an image captioned "Alpha and Omega", which is made up of one of the earliest images the <b>Cassini spacecraft</b> took of Saturn, along …

Moons in Perspective – Cassini Legacy: 1997-2017

Photojournal: PIA07679<p>Two of Saturn's battered, icy companions hover here, above the ringplane.<p>To get a sense of the three-dimensional nature of the …

Astronomy

Boeing to reveal mysterious space plane of the future

Boeing is set to release a new plane that the company claims to be “the future of air power.” In a video posted on Twitter, Boeing, one of the …

Why Are Spaceships Painted If It's Just Extra Weight?

<i>Why are spaceships painted if it’s just extra weight? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Robert Frost, Instructor and Flight Controller at NASA, on Quora:</b><p>I’m not aware of any painted …

Spacecraft Will Land on Two Different Asteroids This Year—and Bring Samples Back to Earth

There are plenty of exciting space missions planned for 2018, but one incredible pair will bring back the best present Earthlings could ask …

Asteroids

ISRO recoups for key 2018 missions

National space agency ISRO expects to regain in the new year some of the ground and pace it lost in 2017 owing to a damp-squib launch mission of …

The trouble with rockets

Regular rockets get their energy by burning fuel and oxygen. It's fire—exactly the same reaction humans have been using to heat things up for …