A NASA scientist’s incredible animation shows how dinosaurs roamed the Earth on the other side of the Milky Way galaxy

by Morgan McFall-Johnsen The NASA scientist Jessie Christiansen made a video that traces our solar system’s movement through the Milky Way as dinosaurs emerged, went extinct, and were replaced by mammals on Earth. Our sun orbits the galaxy’s center, so many dinosaurs roamed the Earth while the planet was on the other side of theContinue reading “A NASA scientist’s incredible animation shows how dinosaurs roamed the Earth on the other side of the Milky Way galaxy”

NASA honors Katherine Johnson, 99 year old African American woman who plotted key space missions, by opening new research facility bearing her name

Research center named after Katherine Johnson, 99, whose story was told in the film Hidden Figures: ‘I liked work. I liked the stars and the stories we were telling.’ Katherine Johnson, the mathematician whose calculations influenced some of the most important missions of the space age, on Friday helped Nasa open a new research andContinue reading “NASA honors Katherine Johnson, 99 year old African American woman who plotted key space missions, by opening new research facility bearing her name”

Nasa partner Robert Bigelow says he is ‘absolutely convinced’ aliens are currently living on Earth

One of Nasa’s partners has said that he is “absolutely convinced” aliens exist – and that they are living on Earth right now. Robert Bigelow, an entrepreneur who is working closely with Nasa on future space missions, has suggested that he knows that our planet has an alien presence that is “right under our noses”.Continue reading “Nasa partner Robert Bigelow says he is ‘absolutely convinced’ aliens are currently living on Earth”

50,000 year old strange life found trapped inside giant cave crystals, now woken up by NASA

by Bec Crew Strange microbes have been found inside the massive, subterranean crystals of Mexico’s Naica Mine, and researchers suspect they’ve been living there for up to 50,000 years. The ancient creatures appear to have been dormant for thousands of years, surviving in tiny pockets of liquid within the crystal structures. Now, scientists have managedContinue reading “50,000 year old strange life found trapped inside giant cave crystals, now woken up by NASA”

Deep-space photo reveals thousands of supermassive black holes

A new deep-space study by NASA shows the vast void beyond our home is dotted not only with countless galaxies and stars, but also a stunning number of supermassive black holes. Using data collected over 80 days of observations by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory spacecraft, the agency released an image that shows the largest concentrationContinue reading “Deep-space photo reveals thousands of supermassive black holes”

Science Keeps Not Debunking the Alien Dyson Sphere Idea

by Robby Berman All the scientific studies in the world of this one mysterious star have so far ruled out every theory except one, and it’s the wildest one. The whole thing started when Yale astronomer Tabetha Boyajian located star KIC 8462852, unofficially known as “Tabby’s star,” after Boyajian. Tabby’s star is doing something veryContinue reading “Science Keeps Not Debunking the Alien Dyson Sphere Idea”

Scientists find ‘closest ever’ second Earth outside our solar system – but won’t talk about it until the end of the month.

An image from Hubble of Proxima Centauri, which is our nearest neighbour and could be the home of another Earth ESA/Hubble & NASA Scientists might have found the closest ever candidate for another Earth that could support life, according to reports. But nobody will say whether it’s true. The new-found planet orbits around a nowContinue reading “Scientists find ‘closest ever’ second Earth outside our solar system – but won’t talk about it until the end of the month.”

Lost Tapes Reveal Apollo Astronauts Heard Unexplained ‘Music’ On Far Side Of The Moon

The crew of an Apollo mission to the moon were so startled when they encountered strange music-like radio transmissions coming through their headsets, they didn’t know whether or not to report it to NASA, it’s been revealed. It was 1969, two months before Apollo 11’s historic first manned landing on the moon, when Apollo 10Continue reading “Lost Tapes Reveal Apollo Astronauts Heard Unexplained ‘Music’ On Far Side Of The Moon”

The Opportunity Rover Was Supposed To Last 90 Days. It Recently Celebrated Twelve Years On Mars

by Alfredo Carpineti On Sunday, January 24, NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity reached 12 Earth years on the surface of Mars, having landed on the same day in 2004. It was budgeted to last 90 days, with a lifespan of a few months, before it was thought its solar panel would be covered in dust andContinue reading “The Opportunity Rover Was Supposed To Last 90 Days. It Recently Celebrated Twelve Years On Mars”

30 years later, NASA engineer speaks about Challenger explosion

Thirty years ago, as the nation mourned the loss of seven astronauts on the space shuttle Challenger, Bob Ebeling was steeped in his own deep grief. The night before the launch, Ebeling and four other engineers at NASA contractor Morton Thiokol had tried to stop the launch. Their managers and NASA overruled them. That night,Continue reading “30 years later, NASA engineer speaks about Challenger explosion”