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Kepler/K2 Mission Coming to an End

10th Jul, 2018 - 1.7k views

As Kepler/K2 runs low on critical hydrazine fuel, NASA has put Kepler spacecraft in safe mode until August 2 2018

NASA Juno Mission Extended

9th Jul, 2018 - 2.2k views

In this episode, NASA extends Juno’s mission to Jupiter, a mission that has shown us some amazing features of the largest planet in our solar system and is also teaching us a lot about what lies beneath those stunning cloud formations.

New JWST Launch Date, Budget Set By NASA

28th Jun, 2018 - 7.4k views

In this episode, the verdict is in. After reading and responding to the independent review of the JWST mission, NASA announced today a new launch date and an updated cost analysis. It looks like JWST will launch on March 30, 2021

Alternative Explanation For KBO Orbits Doesn't Need Planet 9

12th Jun, 2018 - 3.3k views

We've been looking for planet 9 but haven't found it yet. Perhaps it isn't there? New ideas for what may be causing strange KBO orbits in outer solar system.

Electric Dark Matter?

6th Jun, 2018 - 4.3k views

Is it possible that dark matter, or at least some of it, has an electric charge? That would explain a lot if it did.

Event Horizon Telescope Update!

31st May, 2018 - 6.4k views

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Faint Galaxy w/ Zero Dark Matter Finding Draws Heated Criticism

31st May, 2018 - 3.1k views

When astronomers announced that the faint galaxy NGC 1052-DF2 had no dark matter, many astronomers felt they were being premature. In fact, the assumptions may have been bad science.

More Troubles for JWST

4th May, 2018 - 7.7k views

In this episode, more bad news coming out of the James Webb Space Telescope Mission, screws and washers from sun shield cover were found on the floor.

New Technique for Finding Dyson Spheres in Gaia Data Release 2

25th Apr, 2018 - 3.4k views

SETI Astronomers have worked out a plausible way to find Dyson Spheres by using Parallax measurements from Gaia.

As TESS Launch Approaches, Kepler Mission Ending as Fuel Runs Low

13th Apr, 2018 - 2.9k views

Bad news from NASA regarding the venerable Kepler/K2 mission: it is running out of fuel and preparations are being made for the final end - for real this time - of the mission that showed us there were more planets in our galaxy than stars.

New Observations Hint that Life is Not Common in the Galaxy

6th Apr, 2018 - 7.3k views

New observations of two supernovae: The Crab Nebula and Cassieopia A show wildly differing amounts of a vital component for life to thrive: Phosphorus.

Launch Date Set for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)!

4th Apr, 2018 - 2.4k views

Launch Date set for TESS: April 16, 2018, 6:32pm ET. TESS is designed to scan the entire sky over two years to find as many exoplanets as it can among the closest and brightest stars to Earth.