Skygazers revel in blood moon, cloud hinders Delhis view

From the beginning to the end of the partial and total Eclipse will last about three hours and 17 minutes. This long-lasting 1 hour and 43 minutes eclipse checked in only 4 minutes shorter than the longest possible such occasion computed by astronomers. The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century took place over […]

NASA's SLS rocket gets major hardware boost

NASA's SLS rocket gets major hardware boost

NASA’s SLS rocket gets major hardware boost  Zee News Space Launch System: NASA Completes Major Component Of Its Next Big Rocket  Infosurhoy First SLS Core Stage flight hardware complete, ready for joining  Space Daily Full coverage Source link

This Interstellar Asteroid Is Accelerating

This Interstellar Asteroid Is Accelerating

By Steven Spence @TheStevenSpence First asteroid of its kind In October 2017, Oumuamua—or 1I/2017 U1—became the first interstellar asteroid detected by humans. It also changed how comets and asteroids are named. Comets’ technical names begin with the letter C, while asteroids have the letter A. Following Oumuamua’s discovery, the International Astronomical Union introduced the letter […]

Ancient Roundworms Allegedly Resurrected From Russian Permafrost

Ancient Roundworms Allegedly Resurrected From Russian Permafrost

The permafrost of Russia’s Siberian heartland has yielded an array of impressive finds in recent years. Last September, a local resident wandering along the banks of a river in the republic of Yakutia discovered the roughly 50,000-year-old remains of an extinct lion cub almost perfectly preserved by the permanently frozen ground. In 2015, Russian scientists […]

40000-year old worms revived from Siberian permafrost

40000-year old worms revived from Siberian permafrost

After gathering and analyzing over 300 samples of permafrost deposits, the team found that two of them contained viable specimens of soil nematodes (worms). One of these samples was taken from a ground squirrel burrow in the Duvanny Yar outcrop, which has previously been radiocarbon dated to about 32,000 years. The second sample was a […]

NASA decided on the first housing on Mars

NASA decided on the first housing on Mars

The materials for the construction of housing is planned to collect directly on Mars. Themselves residential units will be printed using 3D printers. NASA announced the winners of the competition to develop housing for first Mars colonists, according to the website space Agency. Jury the Agency selected five finalists who shared the prize pool of […]

Mars will be closer to Earth on Monday than any time since 2003

Mars will be closer to Earth on Monday than any time since 2003

While skywatchers can easily enjoy bright views of Mars this summer, there are also intriguing developments below its dusty surface. Mars will be just 35.8 million miles from Earth early on Monday , which is the closest our two planets have been since 2003. The close approach means it appears larger and brighter in the […]

NASA's planet-hunting deep space telescope is about to run out of fuel

NASA's planet-hunting deep space telescope is about to run out of fuel

By Mark Austin Content Provided by   NASA NASA The Kepler space telescope is running on empty, and there are no places to fill up when you’re 94 million miles from Earth. Charlie Sobeck, an engineer for the Kepler mission, announced in a March 2018 update that the end is near for the nine-year old […]

NASA releases sizzling soundtrack of the sun

NASA releases sizzling soundtrack of the sun

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory If you were to attend a concert by the sun, what would you hear? You probably wouldn’t need earplugs. NASA released a soundtrack this week that captures the sun’s waves, loops and eruptions, and they sound like a low, pulsing hiss. To produce the hot audio, the Stanford Experimental […]