Tag Archives: astronomy

STARSHOT: INSIDE THE LUDICROUS PLAN TO SEND A SPACECRAFT TO OUR NEIGHBOR STAR

As a species, we have made magnificent strides in robotic space exploration in the past decade. From exploring Pluto close-up for the first time to discovering our solar system is rife with underground liquid oceans, we now understand our little neighborhood of planets and moons better than ever before. It’s time to start talking about how we are […]

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Aliens: The Big Think

The hunt for aliens is on! After a distinguished career in cosmology Professor Martin Rees, the astronomer royal, has taken up the search for extra-terrestrials. Looking for aliens is no longer science fiction – it is a question that’s engaging some of the greatest minds in science. As our knowledge of the universe has increased, we’re […]

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‘ALIEN MYSTERY SIGNAL’ DETECTED Russian astronomers pick up radio waves from distant star

Alien hunters are intrigued by a mysterious radio signal that has been picked up from the direction of a star similar to the sun. The sudden spike appears to have come from the vicinity of a star 95 light-years away in the constellation of Hercules. The star, dubbed HD164595, is known to have at least […]

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10 gut-wrenching pleas from astronauts to save the Earth

From 250 miles up, astronauts have an unparalleled view of Earth. They can also easily see the devastating effects of climate change and pollution as they ravage the planet.That’s why past and present astronauts from around the world have contributed to a new video, called “Call to Earth,” that urges world leaders to take action. It’s […]

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NASA DISCOVERS HIDDEN PORTALS IN EARTH’S MAGNETIC FIELD

Our planet has come a long way in scientific breakthroughs and discoveries. Mainstream science is beginning to discover new concepts of reality that have the potential to change our perception about our planet and the extraterrestrial environment that surrounds it forever. Star gates, wormholes, and portals have been the subject of conspiracy theories and theoretical […]

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‘A civilization on Mars thousands of years ago’: Congressman stuns NASA scientists

A California congressman baffled a panel of space experts testifying in Washington when he asked if it was possible that Mars was home to an ancient alien civilization. The panel told him that there was “no evidence” and it would be “extremely unlikely.” A hearing before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology on Tuesday was […]

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Russian Scientists Just Launched An “Artificial Star” That Could Threaten Astronomy

A Russian Soyuz rocket has successfully launched a controversial satellite into orbit, which will become one of our brightest stars in a few days – and may hamper astronomical observations. The satellite is called Mayak, developed by Moscow State Mechanical Engineering University (MAMU) and funded with $30,000 through Russian crowdfunding website Boomstarter. We first learned about it back […]

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In a First, Photons are ‘Teleported’ from Earth to Space

Chinese researchers have successfully transmitted quantum entangled particles from a station on earth to a satellite orbiting far overhead. The experiment is part of an ongoing effort by researchers using the Micius satellite to achieve long-distance quantum communication, a feat that would yield hacker-proof information networks. In this most recent work, researchers from the University of […]

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