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Life on other planets? NASA conference to reveal exoplanet findings

It must be really big news for NASA to announce a news conference where it will be showing off new finding about exoplanets, planets outside our solar system. The event

Sony and NASA to send ‘Passengers’ movie to space for astronauts

Passengers, starring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence, is coming to theaters later this month. It follows two strangers on a 120-year journey to another planet; however, their hibernation pods have

The James Webb Space Telescope is finally completed!

20 years ago, back in 1996, NASA scientists began to assemble the James Webb Space Telescope. This next-generation telescope was created as a means to surpass that of the famous

New discovery opens theory to a parallel universe

DC Comics fans, hold on to your seat, because the Multiverse may actually exist! According to Tech Times, scientists have just announced that there may be some legitimate proof of

New exoplanet discovered that could sustain human life

In what is among the most fascinating extraterrestrial discoveries in the past few years, astronomers at the European Southern Observatory in La Silla, Chile have discovered an Earth-sized planet orbiting Proxima

NASA is sending a probe straight towards the sun

NASA has been working on assembling a probe that will get closer to the Sun than ever before. The Solar Probe Plus will be sent out to explore the Sun’s

Get ready for Juno to reach Jupiter

This year for us science nerds, the fourth of July isn’t going to entirely be about the independence of America and eating food outside in hot weather while watching fireworks.

Scientists light fires in space

Scientists from NASA’s Glenn Research Center just performed a really “HOT” experiment (see what I did there). The Saffire-I Experiment, a convenient play on words for “Safe Fire,” is a

Exploring new worlds for life

Scientists are exploring three exoplanets with similar size to our own planet, in search of extraterrestrial life. These planets are 39-lightyears away, which may seem far, but are actually within

Could Mercury’s surface be covered in lead?

Remember when we used to use pencils that were made in the form of 100% lead? What if I told you that Mercury is covered in nothing but that? If

Could we get to Mars in 3 days?

Spacecraft and technology are getting more advanced by the day, it seems like. But hey, I’m not complaining! One thing we’ve always struggled with is the amount of time it

NASA/JPL issues free travel-inspired posters

Space fans, rejoice! NASA/JPL has issued a collection of travel-inspired posters depicting several planets and moons that the human race strives to reach one day. The collection of 14 posters

Could New Frontiers go to Titan and Enceladus?

I am beyond ecstatic to learn about all of the amazing new discoveries coming from the world and universe around us. It seems as if these past few months there

Two galaxies are slowly merging together

What’s cooler than two galaxies merging together? That’s right, nothing. In recent events, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope caught this picture of two galaxies coming together to become one. Have

Top five astronomy images of 2015

As we end come to an end of the year, I realized something. 2015 was an amazing year for science and space technology, from Blue Origins and their reusable rocket

Next mission to Mars cancelled?

What happens when the lander’s seismometer breaks? You have to wait years to take off into space and make your way to Mars. This coming March, the newest InSight spacecraft was supposed

First New Horizon images of Pluto’s surface

Discovering the frontier of Pluto has got to be one of my favorite things to date, from when we did the flyby in July, to receiving our very first pictures

Do you want to go to Mars?

Oh hey there, just your local astrophysicist in training letting you know that you can go to Mars. Well, sort of. Starting December 14th, NASA will be accepting applications from those

Mars: NASA finds current signs of liquid water

Image by NASA/JPL/University of Arizona Science! Are we actually one step closer to having a real-life Total Recall? Perhaps Matt Damon being stranded on Mars isn’t a bad thing? We’re not

Suit Up with NASA as they celebrate 50 years of spacewalking

NASA will be celebrating 50 years of spacewalking, or Extravehicular Activity (EVA), this year. Throughout the year, they will be celebrating the accomplishments they have reached and their future projects. They will

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