Aryan Raj

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The mystery of Steve the purple celestial light has been solved by scientists

For the past three years, reports of a mysterious new light show in the night sky have been puzzling scientists. The phenomenon is a thin strip of purple light that looks almost like a picket fence and appears for between twenty minutes and an hour.<p>Now, the mystery has been solved by a team of …

Rare Planetary Alignment Confirms Universal Insignificance

Nostradamus foretold it in a Quatrain. Mashallah ibn Athari confirmed it for the caliphate. Vashistha vetted it in Vedic. There will be an alignment …

What would happen if humans tried to land on Jupiter

A special thanks to Kunio Sayanagi at Hampton University, for his help with this video.<p>The best way to explore a new world is to land on it. That's why humans have sent spacecraft to the Moon, Venus, Mars, Saturn's moon, Titan, and more.<p>But there are a few places in the solar system we will never …

DARPA Ties XS-1 Military Space Plane Project to National Security

While NASA is working to build a next-generation rocket and space capsule that could help send humans to Mars, another government agency is trying to …

India's 2nd Moon trip will analyze atmosphere for colonization

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is conducting a series of tests to prepare for India's second trip to the moon since 2008, Nature …

Exomoons could be bigger and weirder than nearby moons

Most of the moons we know in our solar system tend to be either rocky or icy, with some weird features like Titan's methane lakes, the hidden oceans of Europa and Enceladus or the volcanic hell of Io. But exomoons around planets in other distant systems could be even weirder and large enough to …

This Stunning New Image of the Fornax Cluster Will Make You Feel Small

Space is the ultimate slice of humble pie; it has a way of making a person feel small and insignificant, because within the context of the universe, …

Sun-like star may have devoured 15 alien planets

A distant sun-like star may have devoured a dozen or more of its own Earth-size planets, new research shows.<p>Researchers named the star Kronos, after the Titan of Greek mythology who ate his own children out of fears they'd dethrone him, according to a statement from Princeton University. Kronos …

SpaceX Drone Ship Damaged After Falcon 9 Landing

SpaceX’s drone ship named “Of Course I Still Love You” was damaged during the landing of the first stage of the Falcon 9 that launched the SES-11 …

Space Travel

NASA is about to do something with the Curiosity rover it never could have planned

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has already delivered some gorgeous views of the red planet and provided scientists with an incredible wealth of data …

Scientists Have Concluded That The Universe Shouldn't Really Exist

And yet here we are.<p>Scientists just confirmed the problem at the centre of the Universe: it shouldn't really exist at all.<p>That's because at the very …

Nasa finds highly toxic cyanide ice clouds in Titan's atmosphere

The cloud is invisible to the human eye and was detected using Cassini's Composite Infrared Spectrometer.<p>Nasa scientists working on the data …

Mysterious Molecules Detected On Saturn During Cassini's Grand Finale Dive - ExtremeTech

Mysterious Molecules Detected On Saturn During Cassini’s Grand Finale Dive<p>By on October 19, 2017 at 10:04 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Why astrophysicists observing are merging neutron stars

<b>(X-ray: NASA/CXC/Univ of Toronto/M.Durant et al; Optical: DSS/Davide De Martin)</b><p>The phenomenon may confirm a long standing theory<p>Roy Kilgard<p>October 19, 2017 7:59am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on The Conversation.<p>When LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, first …

Space

China Claims To Have Built A Version Of NASA's 'Impossible Engine' That Uses NO Fuel

For it to work it actually has to break the laws of physics.<p>The USSR-USA space race might be history, but China has confirmed that NASA still has …

Cassini’s most impressive feat: Dropping a moon lander on Titan

By Ben Guarino<p>, Reporter<p>The spacecraft Cassini will become a streak of ash when it tumbles into Saturn on Friday.<p>Less than a million miles away, the probe Huygens<b>,</b> which Cassini launched onto Saturn's moon Titan, will be the only evidence of its partner's journey. Huygens is probably in the very …

Astronomy

'Vaporize!' Cassini Gets Operatic Saturn Send-Off from 'Star Trek: Voyager' Actor

Instead of "energize," a famous "Star Trek: Voyager" cast member has a new command for the almost-finished Cassini mission at Saturn: …

The Parker Solar Probe: Why NASA Needs To Touch The Sun [Infographic]

NASA has decided to make a probe that can touch the Sun. It’s called the Parker Solar Probe and its mission is to travel across our solar system and enter an orbit around the Sun that would put it inside the Sun’s outer atmosphere. The reason behind this is, of course, to study the sun up close, …