NASA looks to grow fresh veggies, 230 miles above the Earth By Jesse Hirsch on September 10, 2013 Photographs by Stephen Allen Last year, an astronaut named… Read more “Space Farming: The Final Frontier”
The resulting value for G is 240 parts per million bigger than the official one, set in 2010. James Faller of the University of Colorado at Boulder,… Read more “Strength Of Gravity Shifts, And This Time It’s Serious!”
Two Promising Places to Live, 1,200 Light-Years From Earth – NYTimes.com.
3MIN News Feb.15, 2013: METEOR STRIKES RUSSIA – YouTube.
Bad news for Kepler-22b. Once deemed the most habitable world outside our solar system, it no longer looks life-friendly. More strangely, Earth’s habitability rating has also taken… Read more “Earth and others lose status as Goldilocks worlds”
NASA: Asteroid Apophis Won’t Collide With Earth In 2036 http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2013-01/nasa-asteroid-apophis-wont-collide-earth-2036?src=twitter
The Mars Science Laboratory team has hinted that they might have some big news to share soon. But like good scientists, they are waiting until they verify… Read more “Has Curiosity Made an ‘Earth-Shaking’ Discovery?”
Astronomy forums are buzzing with speculation about newly-discovered Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON). Currently located beyond the orbit of Jupiter, Comet ISON is heading for a very close… Read more “BIG SUN-DIVING COMET DISCOVERED”