European Space Agency’s engineers will use burnt bone charcoal, a prehistoric cave pigment, to protect the solar probe from the harsh glare of the Sun.
Scientists at British Antarctic Survey demonstrated how novel satellite technology can be adapted to get an accurate count of whales and using it to estimate their population size.
Scientists along with geologists at the Brown University have completed the first global geological map of Ganymede using images taken during NASA’s Voyager Mission in 1979 and the Orbital Galileo Mission in 1995.
A CubeSat, or cube-shaped satellite, is a mini-satellite that is sent into orbit and used for space research. Now, Planet Labs, Inc., a company in San Francisco, plans to launch 24 CubeSats into space.
NASA and the National Center of Space Studies of France (CNES) have signed an agreement to work together on future Mars missions.
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has helped astronomers discover one of the youngest galaxies in the universe, which has been labeled Abell2744_Y1. It is believed to have formed 650 million years after the Big Bang.
In a latest announcement, the space agency NASA announced that the Mars orbiters returned significant clues indicating the once free flowing water on the Martian surface.
While the origin of life remains mysterious, scientists are finding more and more evidence that material created in space and delivered to Earth by comet and meteor impacts could have given a boost to the start of life.
By using the ANU SkyMapper telescope at the Sliding Spring Observatory in Australia, a team of astronomers was able to discover the oldest known star in the Universe, which is believed to have formed nearly 13.7 billion years ago.
The oldest star, located around 6,000 light years away from the Earth, formed shortly after the Big Bang, is discovered by a team of Australian researchers.
A team of international astronomers has discovered what may be one of the most young and distant galaxy that is 30 times smaller than our own Milky Way Galaxy.
High-altitude scientific balloons have previously been the most common tool for carrying telescopes into the stratosphere in order to give scientists a better look at their targets, specifically for the Earth, sun and stars. A new method of target viewing has been established for those who wish to t...