Jaime Reyes

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China's first robot cargo spaceship just went into orbit

Tianzhou 1 is expected to be China's most prolific spacecraft.<p>At 7:41 p.m. local time, the Tianzhou 1 robotic cargo ship blasted off on a Long March 7 rocket from the Wenchang Space Launch Center on Hainan Island. Now in orbit, it will soon rendezvous with the Tiangong 2 space station, in yet …

Among The Clouds: Skywatcher Captures Unique Photo of the Andromeda Galaxy

This view of the Andromeda galaxy is rather unique because it also features clouds of gas and dust that lie inside our own Milky Way …

KFC says it’s sending a chicken sandwich into space—and Rob Lowe is going to help

Rob Lowe is helping KFC send a spicy chicken sandwich into space, because . . . well, apparently, this is what it takes to stand out in the fast-food world these days. In a blow to Brat Pack fans everywhere, <b>Lowe stars as Colonel Sanders</b> in KFC’s new ad campaign. He dons a space suit and promises to …

The Phoenix Cluster Is A Record-Breaking Galaxy Cluster

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Universe

Nasa satellite Cassini set for grand finale with fiery plunge to destruction as it enters Saturn's orbit

Nasa's Cassini spacecraft which launched 20 years ago to explore Saturn is set for a spectacular grand finale to its mission as it is sent into the planet's atmosphere where it faces certain destruction.<p>The manoeuvre brings an end to 12 years of exploration around the planet because the probe's …

Ancient Stone Carvings Show a Comet Swarm Hitting Earth Around 10,950 BCE

Around the time civilisation changed forever.<p>Researchers have translated famous ancient symbols in a temple in Turkey, and they tell the story of a …

Archaeology

10 Stellar Resorts Perfect for Stargazing

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Latin America

What Would Happen If the Sun Disappeared?

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Commuting

Stephen Hawking Thinks There's A Way Out of a Black Hole

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Black Holes

Inside the Hunt for the Source of a Mysterious Cosmic Burst

“A minor point of interest regarding the Spitler Burst.” The email subject line popped up on Shami Chatterjee’s computer screen just after 3 in the …

Aurora photographers find new night sky lights and call them Steve

<b>A group of aurora enthusiasts have found a new type of light in the night sky and named it Steve.</b><p>Eric Donovan from the University of Calgary in Canada spotted the feature in photos shared on a Facebook group.<p>He did not recognise it as a catalogued phenomenon and although the group were calling it a …

Magnetism

The Future Of The Sun: Massive Black Holes Dwarf The Entire Solar System

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Matthew Clifford.</i><p>This is a comparison of the Sun’s diameter versus the diameter of Earth.<p>The …

10 Best Nights to See Planets, Summer 2017 Edition

Stargazing is better if you know where to look.<p>As the weather gets warmer and we start spending more time outside, stargazers and planet watchers are …

Astronomy

Auroras from Jupiter's Volcano Moon Shine Light on Its Interior

The luminous auroras on the surface of Jupiter's explosive moon Io have revealed that the small satellite may not contain an internal magma ocean as …

There's Something Very Strange Going On Around Uranus

Unlike its more glamorous relatives Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, Uranus gets a bit of a bum deal when it comes to planetary popularity; often the butt …

How to Survive the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017

We're just 18 weeks away from the "Great American Total Solar Eclipse" that will darken skies across the continental U.S. on Aug. 21. Are you ready …

What If Other Planets Were as Close as the Moon?

Many people have tried to visualize how big the planets are in relation to each other and to large objects we’re more personally familiar with. Space …

This Week's Sky at a Glance, April 21 – 29 - Sky & Telescope

Mars is passing the Pleiades. They appear closest together April 19–21. After that the cluster moves lower. (For clarity, the Pleiades are always …

How to Plan for This Summer's Once-in-a-Century Solar Eclipse

It is not too early to begin preparing for the Great American Solar Eclipse of Aug. 21, 2017 — and the sun's position on April 19, 20 and 21, but especially April 20, will offer a perfect dress rehearsal for that historic event.<p>When preparing for the eclipse, an important aspect to consider is the …

Solar System

This Picture of Earth From Within Saturn's Rings Will Make You Emotional

Sometimes, the majesty of the final frontier—a cold, unfeeling space—has the power to make our eyes misty. The images from NASA’s Cassini mission …

Astronomy

Lyrids 2017: When And How To See The Meteor Shower

Every April, as the weather warms, the Lyrids meteor shower comes around promising the chance to see a wave of shooting stars.<p>This year it’ll be …

Look Up Tonight! The Lyrids Meteor Shower Is Set to Stun!

Look up tonight and you’ll see a waning crescent Moon, and, every few minutes, shooting stars falling from the sky. The Lyrids meteor shower peaks on …

Astronomy

Big, shiny asteroid to fly (safely) past Earth on April 19

A whopper of an asteroid will make a close approach to Earth on April 19. There's no need to panic, though; NASA says it won't collide with our planet. But it will get extremely close for an asteroid of that size.<p>Named 2014 JO25, this giant space rock measures approximately 2,000 feet across — …

Why astronauts are banned from getting drunk in space

From wine being sipped on the moon to whisky on a space station, space travel has had a long and complex relationship with alcohol.<p>Travelling thousands of miles above the Earth, into the great inky unknown, is hard work. It’s stressful and scary. So why shouldn’t astronauts treat themselves to an …

Alcohol

Anonymous: We Know What The Government Found In Antarctica

The latest warning message from hacker group Anonymous has indicated a turn in the direction of the trade winds after the hacker group released …

Chilean Military Declassifies UFO Report & Video | Article

Back in November of 2014 a Chilean Navy helicopter was doing a routine daytime patrol along the coast when the cameraman on board was shocked to …

No, Dark Energy Isn't An Illusion

In 1998, two teams of scientists announced a shocking discovery: the expansion of the Universe was accelerating. Distant galaxies weren’t just receding from us, but their recession speed was increasing over time. Over the next few years, precision measurements of three independent quantities — …

Dark Matter