Liam Coyle

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Supernova Cleans Up Its Surroundings: Supernovas are the…

Supernova Cleans Up Its Surroundings: Supernovas are the spectacular ends to the lives of many massive stars. These explosions, which occur on average twice a century in the Milky Way, can produce enormous amounts of energy and be as bright as an entire galaxy. These events are also important because the remains of the shattered star are hurled into space. As this debris field – called a supernova remnant – expands, it carries the material it encounters along with it.<p>Astronomers have identified …

NASA offers explanation for Mars mystery light

After a recent photograph of Mars ignited speculation that the Red Planet was home to intelligent life, NASA has come out with several different …

The avionics that will guide NASA's Space Launch System (SLS)…

The avionics that will guide NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) boosters on the rocket's trip to deep space missions will get a big "boost" toward being ready for flight through an extensive test series now being conducted at ATK’s Avionics Lab in Clearfield, Utah.<p>The avionics system is responsible for igniting, steering and jettison of the two, five-segment solid rocket boosters for the SLS. The boosters used during the first two launches of SLS will be the world's largest at 154 feet long and …

Faraway Moon or Faint Star? Possible Exomoon Found

Does our solar system's pantheon of moons stand alone, or do so-called "exomoons" exist in other planetary systems? The search is ongoing.

An Asteroid to Rule Them All - Sky & Telescope

<b>Scientists have new insight into the damage caused by a Rhode Island–size asteroid impact more than 3 billion years ago, making the rock that wiped</b> …

Fashion Future: NASA’s Z-2 Spacesuit

[google-translator]<p>Option A: Biomimicry<p>NASA has opened up the future of space fashion with an invitation to the public to vote for the next spacesuit …

Appearance of Night-Shining Clouds Has Increased

Scientists show that the presence of bright-shining noctilucent clouds have increased in the northern third of the United Sates and the lowest parts …

Supernova Sweeps Away Rubbish In New Composite Image

Shining 24,000 light-years from Earth is an expanding leftover of a supernova that is doing a great cleanup job in its neighborhood. As this new …

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What If The Moon Was A Disco Ball?

Tell NASA to hold off on this idea, it seems there a few kinks in basic physics we need to work out first.

Faraway Moon or Faint Star? Possible Exomoon Found

Titan, Europa, Io and Phobos are just a few members of our solar system's pantheon of moons. Are there are other moons out there, orbiting planets …

Galaxy’s gamma-ray glow may expose dark matter

<b>SAVANNAH, Ga.</b> — An unexpectedly bright glow of gamma rays at the center of the Milky Way may be the signature of suicidal dark matter, according to a …