Category: Space

How One Spacecraft Is Creating the Largest and Most Precise Star Map Ever

ABSTRACT breaks down mind-bending scientific research, future tech, new discoveries, and major breakthroughs. Over the past eight years, the European Space Agency’s Gaia mission has been building the largest and most detailed catalog of astronomical objects in history. Located nearly one million miles from Earth, Gaia is tracking the positions, motions, and distances of more […]

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Scientists find the molecules necessary for life swirling newborn planets

Did you know Neural is taking the stage this fall? Together with an amazing line-up of experts, we will explore the future of AI during TNW Conference 2021. Secure your online ticket now! A team of researchers at the University of Leeds recently made the startling discovery that many observable protoplanets are surrounded by the raw molecules […]

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Scientists discover mysterious ‘quantum pressure’ emanating from a black hole

Did you know Neural is taking the stage this fall? Together with an amazing line-up of experts, we will explore the future of AI during TNW Conference 2021. Secure your online ticket now! Scientists from the University of Sussex recently stumbled upon a startling discovery: black holes emit quantum pressure. What’s quantum pressure? Nobody’s quite sure, but […]

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So you want to live on Mars eh? Good luck. You’ll probably die a horrific death

Did you know Neural is taking the stage this fall? Together with an amazing line-up of experts, we will explore the future of AI during TNW Conference 2021. Secure your online ticket now! The US government and Silicon Valley don’t agree on everything, but when it comes to dominating the modern space race they’re perfectly aligned. Uncle […]

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There’s a Giant Dog Bone-Shaped Asteroid In Space, And We Have the Best Pictures of It Yet

SPHERE images of Kleopatra. Image:  ESO/Vernazza, Marchis et al./MISTRAL algorithm (ONERA/CNRS) ABSTRACT breaks down mind-bending scientific research, future tech, new discoveries, and major breakthroughs. Scientists have snapped the best images yet of an oddball asteroid called 216 Kleopatra, revealing new insights about the huge dumbbell-shaped rock and the tiny moons that orbit it. First discovered […]

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Nasa’s Perseverance rover collects first Mars rock sample

Nasa’s Perseverance rover has successfully collected its first rock sample from Mars. If all goes to plan, this sample, along with many others, could one day be brought back to Earth for analysis. Perseverance’s drill. Photograph: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Asu/MSSS/EPA The sample was drilled out of a briefcase-sized rock, nicknamed Rochette, on 1 September. The rock belongs to […]

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China’s planning a mile-long spaceship and Space Force doesn’t seem so silly now

Did you know Neural is taking the stage this fall? Together with an amazing line-up of experts, we will explore the future of AI during TNW Conference 2021. Secure your online ticket now! China’s researchers are looking into the problem of building a giant spaceship to advance the nation’s scientific, military, and economic endeavors. And by giant, […]

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