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11-year-old Astronomer Shines at AAS Meeting

<b>Cannan Huey-You, just 11 years old, impressed professional astronomers this week with his research on a massive intergalactic gas cloud.</b>When …

The First African-American Astronaut to Head to the International Space Station Is a Total #GirlBoss

Houston, we’re about to witness awesomeness: The very first African-American astronaut to embark on a mission to the International Space Station has been chosen, <i>and</i> she’s a total #girlboss. Woohoo!<p>Meet Jeanette J. Epps. The Syracuse, New York native has been assigned to her very first spaceflight …

Watch: Chilean government declassifies UFO encounter details after 2 years [VIDEO] - IBTimes India

In a rare instance, the government agency of Chile has confirmed that one of its helicopters encountered an "Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon".<p>The …

The Latest Driverless Cars Don’t Need a Programmer Either - MIT Technology Review

An unusual fleet of self-driving cars will take to the road in coming months. Unlike most automated vehicles, which are programmed to deal with the …

Autonomous Cars

Scientists Develop New Method to Help Speed Search for Extraterrestrial Life

As we cruise on into the future (read: look for ways to get off this hecking planet, or maybe <i>help</i>), the methods we utilize to find life on other …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Space Shuttle Aboard a Boeing

An incredible amount of science and technology goes into constructing and flying a space shuttle or airplane. What happens when you fly them …

Space Exploration

2017 January 8 - IC 4406: A Seemingly Square Nebula

<b>IC 4406: A Seemingly Square Nebula</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> C. R. O'Dell (Vanderbilt U.) et al., Hubble Heritage Team, NASA<p><b>Explanation:</b> How can a round star make …

Cosmology

IBM's Blockchain Consortium With The Seam Deploys 'Hyperledger' For Cotton Trading

US commodities trading and agribusiness software provider The Seam, which has cleared or processed over $7 billion through its cloud-based platforms, is forming a blockchain consortium in conjunction with IBM for the billion dollar global cotton industry deployed on the Hyperledger Fabric, with the …

Blockchain

Scientists Found Two Black Holes Right Near the Milky Way

NASA's x-ray telescope gives us a glimpse into the centers of nearby galaxies.<p>There are two super-massive black holes hidden at the centers of nearby …

Does Alien Life Exist? | 5 Unexplained UFO Sightings & Potential Extraterrestrial Encounters...

Did The Government Kill This UFO Conspiracy Theorist?

What Is An Exocomet? NASA’s Hubble Telescope Found Them Plunging Into A Young Star

It is only 23 million years old, and for a star so young, HD 172555 is seeing some pretty interesting activity: a rain of comets.<p>Using NASA’s Hubble …

Hubble Spots Possible Exocomets in Nearby Star System

The Hubble Space Telescope is a workhorse which, despite its advanced years, keeps on producing valuable scientific data. In addition to determining …

Universe

Are Aliens Real? UFO Sighting In Chile Recorded On Video, Government Says

Comité de Estudios de Fenómenos Aéreos Anómalos (CEFAA), a Chilean government agency within the civil aeronautics directorate (the DGAC, roughly …

Astronauts plug in new station batteries during spacewalk

Spacewalking astronauts hooked up fancy new batteries Friday on the International Space Station's sprawling power grid.<p>NASA reported that all three lithium-ion batteries were up and running, a successful start to the space agency's long-term effort to upgrade the aging solar power system.<p>Before …

A Team of Russian and U.S. Scientists Want to Find Aliens on Venus

Venus has some spooky looking clouds swirling around its atmosphere, and scientists think it might be the evil doing of extraterrestrial life. …

Earth-like planets may not be very Earth-like

When is an "Earth-like" planet not Earth-like? It's a question that the search for life beyond the Solar System revolves around, and a team of …

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 …

Paranormal

Astronomers Found the Universe's Largest Particle Accelerator

Two of the most powerful phenomena in the universe are occurring right next to each other.<p>NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory has spotted a unique structure in the cosmos: the largest particle accelerator in the known universe. The accelerator is caused by two of the most energetic phenomena in the …

1,000 Black Holes in Deepest-Ever X-ray Image

<b>The Chandra X-ray Observatory has gazed at a small patch of sky for almost 12 weeks, revealing 1,008 X-ray-emitting sources — most of them</b> …

Universe

Astronomer Predicts Two Stars Will Collide, Changing the Night Sky

The explosion would create a super-bright nova.<p>A few years ago, Larry Molnar, a professor at Calvin College, made a bold prediction: what appeared to be a pulsing star, KIC 9832227, was in fact two stars, rapidly orbiting each other on a collision course. It was a far fetched explanation, but after …

The Beginning: UFO Encounters over Washington D.C. - Open Minds Magazine

2017 International UFO Congress

NASA asteroid missions to discover secrets of the universe

NASA will embark on two missions it says could unlock secrets to how our solar system was formed.<p>The Lucy and Psyche missions — both robotic, unmanned endeavors controlled from Earth — will take us back to the time 10 million years after the sun was born.<p>Lucy will visit the Trojan asteroids of …

Space Exploration

Black Holes and Galactic Cluster Combine Into a Giant Cosmic Particle Accelerator

Two billion light years away, two clusters of galaxies are colliding in an intergalactic pileup. As black holes interact with the gas inside the …

This is what you look like from Mars

Do you see that multicolored dot shining against a black background? That's us. That's all of us.<p>An amazing new composite photo taken by a satellite …

Elements Of Life Discovered Everywhere In The Milky Way

For a long time, humanity has known that the raw ingredients for life weren’t created at the same time as the Universe, but rather needed to be created, over time, from previous generations of stars. Measuring and mapping the abundances of the individual stars within the Milky Way has previously …

Is NASA Paving the Way for Asteroid Mining?

The agency just greenlit a robotic mission to the most metal-rich space rock in the solar system.<p>In March 1852, Italian astronomer Annibale de Gasparis discovered an asteroid orbiting between Mars and Jupiter, one of several he would find in his lifetime. He named it Psyche, after the Greek word …

Space Exploration

Strange radio signals are coming from a galaxy far, far away

Astronomers are closing in on the source of mysterious bursts of high-energy radio waves. What are the possible explanations?<p>For 10 years now, astronomers have been picking-up unusual blasts of high-energy radio waves from distant parts of the cosmos. Each transmission of these “fast radio bursts” …

Black Holes