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Astronomers Spot Two-Star System Spinning So Fast It’s BENDING Space & Time

New video depicts neutron star, white dwarf twisting both space and time with their immense gravity Astrophysicists spend their time working on some truly mind-bending stuff but after two decades of observations, scientists have witnessed a pair of stars spinning so fast they literally bend both space and time.The team has been tracking the orbit…

Researchers Stumped Over Mysterious Objects Orbiting Around Supermassive Black Hole

Skip to content Objects show characteristics of gas, dust clouds but behave like stellar-mass bodies The universe has offered astronomers yet another riddle as several objects near the supermassive black hole Sagittarius A* at the heart of the Milky Way show characteristics of gas and dust clouds, but behave like stellar-mass bodies. Two of them…

The US Space Force Just Swore In Its First “Chief Of Space Operations”

Authored by John Vibes via TheMindUnleashed.com, This week, Air Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond was sworn in as the chief of Space Operations for the new United States Space Force. While it was initially reported as somewhat of a joke when Donald Trump first announced it, the U.S. Space Force is a very real thing…

NASA to Launch Mission to Hunt for ‘Second Earth’

Skip to content Project reportedly administration’s most expansive mission concept Although scientists have stumbled upon several planets outside our Solar System, none of them has been found to have the conditions needed to make them habitable. However, they are not abandoning their search, but are preparing to take it to another level. This mission is…

Giant Star That’s Acting Strange Could Explode Soon, Scientists Say

December 30, 2019 6:26 PM ET The Constellation Orion may look very different soon if astronomers are right about the giant star Betelgeuse which marks the starry hunter’s right shoulder. Betelgeuse was once in among the top 10 brightest stars in the night sky, but since October it’s been dimming so much that it’s no…

Astronomers Discover Secret Behind ‘Super-Puff, Cotton Candy Worlds’ in Space

Skip to content Extremely rare exoplanets are roughly the size of Jupiter but are less than one percent of its mass Astronomers studying three exoplanets now believe they have identified an extremely rare, extremely puffy type of planet affectionately dubbed “cotton-candy worlds.”The three young planets orbit the star Kepler 51 roughly 2,600 light-years away and…

NASA Working on Finding Practical Mars Landing Sites

NASA has big plans for returning astronauts to the Moon in 2024, a stepping stone on the path to sending humans to Mars. But where should the first people on the Red Planet land?A new paper published in Geophysical Research Letters will help by providing a map of water ice believed to be as little…
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NATO To Make Outer Space Next “Operational Domain”

So much for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization... though we might note that when it previously bombed Belgrade, assisted in the occupation of Afghanistan, and toppled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, any sense or concern for overstepping its mandate or 'mission creep' was clearly lost altogether. As if seeking expansion into Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and potentially…

Amateur Astronomer Discovers Comet Ahead of NASA – Report

Same man previously lead NASA to detect water from alien star system Not content with leading NASA to detect water from an alien star system on board an interstellar visitor, Crimean amateur astronomer Gennady Borisov has discovered another comet.The new comet, traveling at roughly 30km per second in the patch of sky between the Lynx…

Astronomers Expose Origin, Chemical Makeup of Dunes on Saturn’s Titan

Titan only solar system body besides Earth with solid surface A team led by a University of Hawaii at Manoa chemistry professor and researcher has been able to provide answers to key questions about the surface of Saturn’s moon Titan.Physical chemist Ralf I. Kaiser and fellow researchers examined remote sensing data regarding NASA’s Cassini-Huygens mission…

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