Category: Space

This Jupiter-like planet survived its dying star — and it could offer clues for our own Solar System

How will the Solar System die? It’s a hugely important question that researchers have speculated a lot about, using our knowledge of physics to create complex theoretical models. We know that the Sun will eventually become a “white dwarf”, a burnt stellar remnant whose dim light gradually fades into darkness. This transformation will involve a […]

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William Shatner is the oldest person in space — but we shouldn’t promote space travel to the elderly

Is space really the final frontier? William Shatner has found out after boldly going where no 90-year-old has gone before. Some 55 years after Captain James T Kirk hit our screens in the original Star Trek, Shatner recently launched to the edge of space aboardBlue Origin’s New Shepard for a ten-minute sub-orbital flight. Aren’t we […]

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Classical physics make time travel impossible. But what about ‘timeless’ travel?

A pair of scientists from the UK recently published a pre-print research paper discussing the theory of a universe with no beginning. Imagine it: our universe has always existed. The Big Bang either never happened or it was simply another event in the infinite history of… itself. On the surface it sounds counter-intuitive. According to […]

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Amid Fake Outrage Over Kamala Harris’ NASA Video, Never Forget Trump Hired People To Cheer For Him

NewsOne Featured Video The latest attempted right-wing smear attack of Vice President Kamala Harris has backfired in spectacular fashion after revealing itself as fake outrage over a promotional video encouraging children to get interested in the decidedly uncontroversial topic of science. Conservatives were so busy trying to discredit the vice president that they failed to […]

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Scientists Detect Radio Signals From Galaxy’s Center, Have No Clue What It Is

Artist’s conception of the radio cluster. Image: University of Sydney ABSTRACT breaks down mind-bending scientific research, future tech, new discoveries, and major breakthroughs. Scientists have discovered a new cluster of unknown radio waves emanating from our galaxy’s center. According to scientists, the signals don’t line up with any known space object. As detailed in a new […]

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UK takes on Elon Musk in the broadband space race

They are invisible to the naked eye, but can leave a streak of light across an astronomer’s telescope. Above our heads, the constellation of small satellites orbiting the Earth is expanding every month. Often no bigger than a fridge, they are part of a new space race as rivals compete to beam broadband internet to […]

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