The Moon is shrinking

According to a new research study, the Moon may be shrinking as it experiences lunar quakes, known as “moonquakes.” Researchers analyzed 28 moonquakes from 1969 to 1977 and came up with the startling observation that eight of the quakes came from “true tectonic activity — the movement of crustal plates,” as opposed to impacts from … Read moreThe Moon is shrinking

THE BLACK HOLE REVEALED!

Astronomers announced on Wednesday that at last they had seen the unseeable: a black hole, a cosmic abyss so deep and dense that not even light can escape it. MORE.. “We’ve exposed a part of our universe we’ve never seen before,” said Shep Doeleman, an astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and director of … Read moreTHE BLACK HOLE REVEALED!

We made it through December .. and we’re fineA huge fireball exploded in the Earth’s atmosphere in…

We made it through December .. and we’re fine A huge fireball exploded in the Earth’s atmosphere in December, according to Nasa. The blast was the second largest of its kind in 30 years, and the biggest since the fireball over Chelyabinsk in Russia six years ago. But it went largely unnoticed until now because … Read moreWe made it through December .. and we’re fineA huge fireball exploded in the Earth’s atmosphere in…

Valentine's Day Mars Rover massacre: The final words

After all these years–15 to be exact–the Mars Rover is dead.Gone..Transmission last.. But it was a miracle in nature! After all, NASA’s six-wheeled rover landed on the red planet in January 2004 for what billed as a 90-day mission. The robot was still going until a dust storm on Mars last summer killed it. From … Read moreValentine's Day Mars Rover massacre: The final words

Meteorite hits Cuba!!

A meteorite hit western Cuba on Friday afternoon, according to eyewitness reports.  The event sounds like it was pretty dramatic: “We’re receiving reports that a meteor was seen in the sky across the Florida Keys,” NWS Key West tweeted, adding that the space rock “likely exploded over the province of Pinar del Río.”  CNN’s Havana correspondent, Patrick … Read moreMeteorite hits Cuba!!

China lands on the ‘dark side of the moon’

The China National Space Administration said the 10:26 a.m. landing of the Chang’e-4 lunar explorer has “opened up a new chapter in human lunar exploration.” The Chang’e-4′s launch on Dec. 8 was hailed as one of the nation’s major achievements in 2018, and state broadcaster China Central Television announced Thursday’s landing to the public at … Read moreChina lands on the ‘dark side of the moon’

Upcoming fear porn for 2019 being revealed: Eclipses, and blood moons abound

2019 is featuring five eclipses, a rare planet transit, one of the best meteor showers and a super blood wolf moon.. The new year will also bring three supermoons, a blue moon, multiple meteor showers, close approach by the moon and Jupiter and several rocket launches.. MORE.. For the first time in three years on … Read moreUpcoming fear porn for 2019 being revealed: Eclipses, and blood moons abound

Wind breaks on Mars! And we can hear it

It may be best heard with headphones.. The video was shared by NASA and, according to the space agency, captures the sound of a northwest Martian wind blowing at 10 to 15 mph.. “Capturing this audio was an unplanned treat,” said Bruce Banerdt, InSight principal investigator at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in a statement. … Read moreWind breaks on Mars! And we can hear it

For more than a month now, a European orbiter circling Marshas…

For more than a month now, a European orbiter circling Marshas been watching a long, plume-like cloud on the Red Planet. The cloud has remained in place over a mountain called Arsia Mons near the Martian equator since Sept. 13, according to a statement released by the European Space Agency (ESA). But that location is … Read moreFor more than a month now, a European orbiter circling Marshas…