cosmos

Colonization of the space: Will humankind become new cosmic humanity?

On October 3-5, 2017 the International Youth Space and Future Forum will take place in Kyiv, Ukraine. We have already started introductions of the Forum speakers in an interview with and Leonid Kadenyuk, the first astronaut of independent Ukraine and asteroid explorer Rick

Large Asteroid Florence Will Safely Pass Earth on September 1, NASA Says

Asteroid Florence, a large near-Earth asteroid, will pass safely by Earth on September 1, 2017, at a distance of about 4.4 million miles, (7.0 million kilometers, or about 18 Earth-Moon distances). Florence is among the largest near-Earth asteroids that are several miles in size;

Citizen Astronomer Reveals Jupiter’s ‘Face’ Caught By JunoCam

This image, processed by citizen scientist Jason Major, is titled “Jovey McJupiterface,” Joinfo.com reports with reference to NASA. Major received the Jupiter’s ‘face’ by rotating the image 180 degrees and orienting it from south up. Two white oval storms turn into eyeballs,

NASA’s Kepler telescope found 10 near-Earth size exoplanets

According to the report, this is the most comprehensive and detailed catalog release of candidate exoplanets, which are planets outside our solar system, from Kepler’s first four years of data. It’s also the final catalog from the spacecraft’s view of the

NASA calls press conference to reveal ‘most sophisticated analyses yet’ of its Kepler planet hunting telescope

NASA is set to reveal the latest discoveries from its ongoing hunt for planets outside of our solar system, in an event next week that could ultimately help guide the search for alien life, according to Daily Mail. While the space agency

Do we live in a hologram? Video reveals controversial theory

There are some who believe that our universe is a massive hologram, in which 3-D reality as we know it exists within a two-dimensional boundary, Joinfo.com reports with reference to MailOnline. While it may seem radical, the idea has recently regained traction,

Hubble Captures Universe’s Brightest Galaxies

According to NASA, the galaxy images, magnified through a phenomenon called gravitational lensing, reveal a tangled web of misshapen objects punctuated by exotic patterns such as rings and arcs. The odd shapes are due largely to the foreground lensing galaxies' powerful

Saturn Moon May Have Tipped Over, Cassini Finds

Researchers with the Cassini mission found evidence that the moon's spin axis -- the line through the north and south poles -- has reoriented, possibly due to a collision with a smaller body, such as an asteroid, according to NASA. Examining

Juno shows stunning images of Jupiter

Early science results from NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter portray the largest planet in our solar system as a complex, gigantic, turbulent world, with Earth-sized polar cyclones, plunging storm systems that travel deep into the heart of the gas giant, and

Collapsing Star Gives Birth to a Black Hole

Astronomers have watched as a massive, dying star was likely reborn as a black hole. It took the combined power of the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT), and NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes to go looking for remnants of the vanquished star,