Hawking’s final paper on black holes released

52 ViewsStephen Hawking’s final scientific paper — which was completed days before the British physicist’s death — has been written and posted online by his colleagues at Cambridge and Harvard universities. The paper named Black Hole Entropy and Soft Hair, tackles with what happens to information when it falls into a blackhole, a problem that […]

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Investigative Committee labels Soyuz MS-10 emergency landing as safety violation

69 ViewsRussia’s Investigative Committee is filing charges over safety violations following the Soyuz’s botched launch Russia’s Investigative Committee has opened a criminal case over violations of safety rules following the failed launch of the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft, the IC’s press-service has told TASS. “The Investigative Committee’s office at the Baikonur space site has opened a […]

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Japan’s Hopping Rovers Capture Amazing Views of Asteroid Ryugu (Video)

55 Views   Two tiny, hopping rovers that landed on asteroid Ryugu last week have beamed back some incredible new views of the asteroid’s rocky surface. The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) Hayabusa2 sample-return mission dropped the two nearly identical rovers, named Minerva-II1A and Minerva-II1B, onto the surface of Ryugu on Sept. 21. In a new video from the […]

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NASA Seeking Partner in Contest to Name Next Mars Rover

70 ViewsThis artist’s rendition depicts NASA’s Mars 2020 rover studying its surroundings. Mars 2020 is targeted for launch in July or August 2020 from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida NASA has a class assignment for corporations, nonprofits and educational organizations involved in science and space exploration: partner with the agency to inspire […]

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Nasa mobile app lets you click selfies with galaxies

64 Views Nasa has created two virtual reality apps that allow users to take selfies in front of gorgeous cosmic locations, and explore the only known exoplanet system to host seven roughly Earth-size planets. The Selfies app and Exoplanet Excursions virtual reality app were released to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the launch of Nasa’s […]

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water ice on the Moon’s – scientists Confirmed

73 ViewsThe image shows the distribution of surface ice at the Moon’s south pole (left) and north pole (right), detected by NASA’s Moon Mineralogy Mapper instrument. Blue represents the ice locations, plotted over an image of the lunar surface, where the gray scale corresponds to surface temperature (darker representing colder areas and lighter shades indicating […]

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