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10 Stellar Facts About NASA’s Mission To The Sun

Sometimes, NASA is forgotten in the midst of exciting space news from private companies. The government organization that has not been to the Moon since the 1960s can seem insignificant next to ambitious goals to travel to Mars set by companies like SpaceX. But a new probe has NASA backRead More

10 Terrifying Dangers Of Our Sun That Have Scientists Worried

The Sun has an immense impact on every facet of life on our planet. As the hot, glowing ball of gas that sits in the center of our solar system, it influences all life on Earth and plays a major role in existing conditions on our neighboring planets as well.[1]Read More

10 Obstacles Astronauts Must Overcome On A Voyage To Mars

The thought of a manned mission to Mars excites the imagination. Whether the first voyage is taken by a private company such as SpaceX, a governmental entity such as NASA, or a public-private partnership, you are likely to see the trip occur in the next two decades. However, embarking onRead More

10 Incredible Scientific Facts About The Planet Uranus

Named after the Greek god of the sky, the planet Uranus was discovered by the famous astronomer William Herschel in 1781. Too dim for the ancient scientists to see with the naked eye, it was the first planet to be located using a telescope. As a result, Uranus was thoughtRead More

Top 10 People Who Have Claimed Ownership Of Celestial Bodies

As bizarre as it sounds, some people have claimed ownership of celestial bodies, including the Sun and the Moon. Some have even claimed to own other planets, asteroids, or the entire solar system. It’s probably only a matter of time until someone says they own ‘Oumuamua. Some of these dibs-callersRead More

10 Potential Solar Storm Disasters

In September 1859, the Earth was struck by an awe-inspiring coronal mass ejection (CME). Astronomers observed a brilliantly bright white flare emerging from the Sun, and auroras were seen as far south as Cuba and Jamaica.[1] This massive solar event wreaked havoc on electrical equipment across the world; telegraph wiresRead More

10 Things We Know About Elon Musk’s Future Colony On Mars

Twenty years ago, if someone had said they were going to colonize Mars, society would have laughed in their face and said it’s impossible. Even today, many doubt the idea of moving mankind to a new planet or moon. Elon Musk wants to prove not only that it can andRead More

10 Dangerous Objects Orbiting The Earth

There are at least 500,000 objects orbiting the Earth today. Some estimates put the figure closer to 700,000. More than 21,000 are larger than 10 centimeters (4 in), and these objects pose a threat to future space travel and life on Earth. Many are fragments of artificial satellites that wereRead More

10 Facts About SpaceX And How It Is Revolutionizing Space Travel

The brainchild of entrepreneur and futurist Elon Musk, SpaceX was founded in 2002 as an attempt to rekindle public interest in space exploration and spur funding for NASA. Also, Musk really wanted to launch skyscraper-sized missiles into Earth’s orbit. And honestly, who wouldn’t? The South African–born visionary’s ultimate goal isRead More

10 Plans Scientist Have Already Proposed For Colonies In Space

Until recently, the idea of living on another planet has been little more than science fiction. Lately, though, we’ve had the chance to see one of wildest dreams slowly unfold into reality. SpaceX and Mars One have started projects to colonize Mars, the European Space Agency has been talking aboutRead More

Top 10 Fresh Finds Proving Space Is Stunning And Strange

The night sky appears static, but the universe is a busy monkey. Cutting-edge science follows its trail, and increasingly, the pickings are unusual and spectacular. Sometimes, answers are given with a flourish or mysteries throw back a couple of sticky wrenches. From the smallest diamond on Earth to the biggestRead More

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About The Universe

The universe is massive and appears to contain infinite wonders. As our technologies become more advanced, we are poised to discover even more and perhaps prove our current theories wrong. Still, our observations and studies so far have revealed many strange phenomena in space. Surprisingly, one of the most complexRead More