Amateur astronomer catches image of Jupiter hit by a large object

Jupiter is like the hockey goalie of the heavens. This week, the solar system’s largest planet stopped another large object, scientists said.

SpaceX capsule with world's first all-civilian orbital crew set for splashdown

The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission were due to splash down in the Atlantic off Florida on Saturday, completing a three-day flight of the first all-civilian crew ever launched…

Jupiter explosion captured in video by an amateur astronomy - Ohio News Time

Amateur astronomers on two continents independently observed and recorded a white flash of light in the atmosphere on Jupiter’s Monday. Scientists and astronomers are working to see what a few stargazers on the two continents…

A Strange Type of Dark Energy Could Solve the Mystery of Our Expanding Universe

Scientists think a novel kind of 'early dark energy' might help solve the mystery of the universe's expansion! More research is needed to prove it.

Why the Universe Is Annoyed by the Astronomer Pushing a Ninth Planet

He got Pluto demoted and people are still mad.

Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 90-day mission

BEIJING: Three Chinese astronauts returned to Earth on Friday after completing the country’s longest crewed...

SpaceX's first tourist crew brought a spacesuit-wearing puppy plushie to orbit

The Inspiration4 crew's zero-gravity plush is based on two real-life dogs: Puggle and Huckleberry, who help kids with cancer.

Something big Just hit Jupiter! - Universe Today

A remnant of an asteroid or comet just hit Jupiter, and it was seen by amateur and professional astronomers all around the world!

Arceneaux, Inspiration4 set for Saturday afternoon splashdown after historic space mission

The crew of the Inspiration4 mission has mixed scientific experiments with music, M&Ms and talking to a movie star.

SpaceX’s large cupola gave the astronauts, and us, a new window on planet Earth.

The Inspiration4 mission was able to test out a big window to see back to Earth and out into space.

Amateur Astronomers Spot Fireball on Jupiter

If confirmed, it would be the eighth impact flash recorded on Jupiter since 1994.

Dark Energy Could Be Responsible for Mysterious Experiment Signals, Researchers Say

What if a bunch of liquid xenon under the Apennine Mountains found 68% of the universe?

Watch the moment amateur astronomer captures rare footage of asteroid striking Jupiter - DIY Photography

This is the moment that retired engineer Jose Luis Pereira captured footage of a piece of space rock the size of London clock tower Big Ben as it crashed into the planet Jupiter earlier this…

3 Chinese astronauts have returned from a record-breaking visit to China's new space station

China aims to launch another taikonaut crew in October, keeping the nation on track finish its new space station by the end of 2022.

Cobra Kai Creator Gives Small Spin-Off Update

Cobra Kai's creator is giving some small updates about how the spin-off series are going. A lot of

SpaceX’s Surprisingly Secretive Inspiration4 Mission Is a Major Letdown

Inspiration4 was supposed to make space seem accessible, but the silent treatment we’ve been given has made the final frontier seem more distant than ever.

Amateur astronomer captures Jupiter impact

An amateur astronomer from Brazil named José Luis Pereira enjoys taking photographs and videos of the planets in the solar system on clear nights. Pereira says that when Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars a…

Glimmers of hope for a safer climate -- George Perkins

With so much bad climate change news today, it can be quite depressing to even think about the future. Fortunately, there are some glimmers of hope.

The planet is on a 'catastrophic' global warming path, UN report shows

Scientists have said global temperatures should remain below 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels to stave off the worse consequences of the climate crisis.

Tom Cruise gets sneak preview from SpaceX's 1st private crew

Tom Cruise is getting a sneak preview of what it’s like to circle Earth in a SpaceX capsule

SpaceX's 1st private crew motivates cancer kids from orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX’s first space tourists are taking in sweeping views of Earth that few have witnessed and motivating children with cancer. The capsule’s four passengers are flying exceedingly high, even by…

Tom Cruise gets sneak preview from SpaceX's 1st private crew

Tom Cruise got a sneak preview of what it’s like to circle Earth in a SpaceX capsule. Representatives for SpaceX’s first privately chartered flight revealed Friday that the actor took part in a call with…

Something Large Just Hit Jupiter And Amateur Astronomers Caught It On Camera

There are many cameras on Earth (professional and amateur) pointing at our Solar System, watching its inhabitants for clues and events that might help us u

Climate change: UN warning over nations' climate plans

Despite all the promises to take action, the world is still on course to heat up, the UN warns.

Who Else Is Serving the Primordial Soup That Could Form Alien Life? - ExtremeTech

Astrophysicists have used the ALMA interferometer to find and analyze dense swathes of important organic molecules around several young, nearby sunlike stars.

These photos show SpaceX's civilian Inspiration4 crew taking in the view from the massive window in orbit

Inspiration4, which launched with Elon Musk's SpaceX on Wednesday evening, shared the first photos from day one in orbit.

Alien life in our galaxy 'more likely than we first thought', scientists admit

A breakthrough discovery of life-giving molecules in space from astrophysicists at the University of Leeds could suggest alien life in our galaxy is 'more likely than we first thought'

Yes, There Could Be A Cobra Kai Extended Universe Now

Who wouldn't want Mr. Miyagi: Origins prequel series? A Karate Kid Avengers team-up? The possibilities are endless, folks!

The Biggest Simulation of the Universe Yet Stretches Back to the Big Bang

Named Uchuu, or Japanese for “outer space,” the simulation covers 13.8 billion years and will help scientists study how dark matter drives cosmic evolution.

'The Wonderful' tells the story of the International Space Station through many astronauts' eyes (exclusive clip)

A new two-hour documentary has an exclusive edge on the astronaut's view of space exploration, between a set of extensive international interviews and several minutes of rare footage from inside spacecraft."The Wonderful: Stories from the…

Auroraspectacular: Timelapse Video Made by Astronaut on International Space Station

https://youtu.be/yN7XVHVECPI Timelapse video made during ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet’s second mission to the International Space Station, “Alpha”. The camera is setup to take pictures at regular intervals, the pictures are then played quickly after each…

Why Inspiration4’s participants aren’t actual astronauts

SpaceX's first all-civilian mission has taken off. But will they be classed as astronauts after their mission?

SpaceX's Inspiration4 astronauts share first snapshots from historic space trip

The first images arrived more than 24 hours after liftoff.

Planet X: a new member of the Solar System club?

The existence of a new planetary body could explain the peculiar movements of celestial objects orbiting beyond Neptune

SpaceX releases more photos as civilian crew orbits Earth 15 times...

The SpaceX capsule is much higher and will spend more time in space than that of its rivals, Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin or Sir Richard Branson-owned Virgin Galactic.

SpaceX's all-civilian crew chatted with Elon Musk and shared photos of Earth from the spaceship's glass-dome bathroom on their first full day in space

Elon Musk tweeted that he had spoken with Inspiration4 crew members, who flew to space on Wednesday. "All is well," he said.

Scientists chip away at secrets of planet formation, origin of life in bevy of new research

A whopping 20 new scientific papers use data gathered by a host of radio dishes perched high in the Chilean desert to tease apart the mysteries of how planets form.

Inspiration4: How sports helped shape the Netflix documentary

Inspiration4 is ready for launch. The director of the Netflix documentary explains hw he brought this moment to a mainstream audience.

Inspiration4: How sports helped shape the Netflix documentary

Inspiration4 is ready for launch. The director of the Netflix documentary explains hw he brought this moment to a mainstream audience.

Billionaire SpaceX Tourist Places Las Vegas Bet From Outer Space

The Inspiration4 all-tourist crew is not wasting no time catching zillion-dollar views from a massive glass dome — and indulging in some space gambling.

Tom Cruise gets sneak preview from SpaceX’s 1st private crew

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. >> Tom Cruise got a sneak preview of what it’s like to circle Earth in a SpaceX capsule.

Astronauts share intimate stories of life among the stars in touching new documentary

In The Wonderful: Stories from the Space Station, astronauts' candid testimonials about going to space shed light on their humanness.

More than 800 minor objects spotted beyond Neptune

A survey to map the outer solar system using a telescope at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile has yielded 815 trans-Neptunian objects (TNOs).

Astronauts return to Earth after China's longest space mission

The three astronauts spent 90 days at China's space station, some 380km above Earth.

Scientists found the part of the universe's missing matter

The first observation of a nebula in formation.

Shenzhou-12 astronauts return to Earth after 3-month space station mission - SpaceNews

Three Chinese astronauts safely returned to Earth Sept. 17 after completing the first crewed mission aboard the Tianhe space station module.

Chinese astronauts return to earth after 90-day mission

The taikonauts — as Chinese astronauts are known — will undergo a 14-day quarantine before they can go home.

Chinese astronauts land after historic 3-month mission to new space station

Shenzhou 12 was in space three times longer than any previous crewed Chinese mission.

Inspiration4 crew describes “incredible perspective” from space

On their final full day in space Friday, the all-civilian Inspiration4 crew circling Earth inside a SpaceX Dragon capsule chatted with Tom Cruise, rang the closing bell on the New York Stock Exchange, and downlinked…

Chinese crew landing caps record-setting day in human spaceflight

Three Chinese astronauts landed in the remote Gobi Desert of northwestern China Friday, returning to Earth after a three-month mission on the new Tiangong space station, and ending a historic day in spaceflight that set…

Three Chinese astronauts have returned to Earth in their Shenzhou 12 capsule to conclude a three-month expedition on China's Tiangong space station. Landing in China's remote Gobi Desert occurred around 1:34 a.m. EDT (0534 GMT)…

Inspiration4 crew chats with Elon Musk, works through first full day in space

The first all-civilian, privately-funded crew to reach orbit came through their initial hours in weightless environment of space "healthy, happy and resting comfortably," SpaceX reported Thursday.

Four private citizens ride SpaceX rocket into orbit on historic mission

With the backing of a billionaire businessman, four private citizens blasted off Wednesday night from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on a first-of-its-kind fully commercial three-day spaceflight aboard a SpaceX crew capsule, riding to an…

Shenzhou crew departs Chinese space station, heads for Earth

China's three-man Shenzhou 12 crew floated into their return craft and undocked from the Tiangong space station Wednesday, heading for landing in remote northwestern China to close out a three-month mission, the longest human flight…

Photos: Inspiration4’s rocket ready for launch on pad 39A

Photographers visited launch pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center early Wednesday to set up remote cameras. Photographer Michael Cain captured these views of the 215-foot-tall Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft ahead of…

Four private citizens strapped into a Crew Dragon spacecraft Wednesday for the ride of their lives. The Inspiration4 mission, the first all-private, non-government human spaceflight ever to travel into orbit, blasted off from Kennedy Space…

With tenth launch, OneWeb nears halfway mark in deploying satellite fleet

A day after SpaceX launched 51 Starlink broadband satellites from California, a Russian Soyuz rocket fired into orbit Tuesday from a spaceport halfway around the world, shepherding 34 more satellites for the commercial internet network…

For the first time, NASA is a spectator for a U.S. crew mission to low Earth orbit

SpaceX's launch of the all-private Inspiration4 crew mission, scheduled as soon as Wednesday night, is an all-commercial affair that leaves NASA largely on the sidelines. And that's just fine with NASA Administrator Bill Nelson.

SpaceX's Inspiration4 private all-civilian orbital mission: Live updates

The first all-civilian mission to orbit Earth on a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft is scheduled to launch on Sept. 15, and you can follow all the action live here.

Otherworldly 'time crystal' made inside Google quantum computer could change physics forever

The crystals neatly sidestep some of physics' most iron-clad laws.

SpaceX's private Inspiration4 astronauts will return to Earth tonight and you can watch it live

SpaceX's first all-civilian crew will return to Earth tonight with a splashdown off the Florida coast to end a mission like no other.

Watch live @ 6pm ET: SpaceX's historic Inspiration4 all-civilian crew to splash down in Atlantic

The four astronauts flying on SpaceX's Inspiration4 mission will return to Earth on their Crew Dragon spacecraft today (Sept. 18), and you can watch it live online.

SpaceX's Inspiration4 crew is having a blast and doing science in orbit (video)

From ultrasounds to ukulele jam sessions and space art, it appears the Inspiration4 crew is staying busy in orbit.

SpaceX Inspiration4 mission crew talks to St. Jude patients from space (video)

In between playfully snacking on M&Ms, the all-civilian Inspiration4 crew took a break from their science-heavy mission to chat with kid patients from a Memphis children's hospital.

Pictures from space! Our image of the day

Cancer survivor and civilian astronaut Hayley Arceneaux can be seen floating inside Dragon Crew's dome window

Indie artist's space-bound song features a New Jersey planetarium

Indie-pop artist Foxanne's new space-bound single, "I Could Go On," highlights a science center that continues to provide science education to the community amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Inspiration4 SpaceX mission carrying indie-pop song to orbit

The all-civilian Inspiration4 crew is carrying a special package to space in their personal equipment — a digital copy of an independent artist's song about finding meaning in existence.

Star Trek movies, ranked worst to best

Enjoy this list of Star Trek movies, ranked worst to best. Resistance is futile.

'The Wonderful' tells the story of the International Space Station through many astronauts' eyes (exclusive clip)

A new two-hour documentary has an exclusive edge on the astronaut's view of space exploration, between a set of extensive international interviews and several minutes of rare footage from inside spacecraft.

Space Chat! Inspiration4 launches to orbit, Chinese astronauts land back on Earth and so much more

Today (Sept. 17), Space Chat will explore what's new in space, including the successful launch of Inspiration4, the landing of Chinese astronauts back on Earth, some strange science and so much more!

On This Day in Space! Sept. 17, 1789: Saturn's 'Death Star' moon Mimas discovered

On Sept. 17, 1789, the British astronomer William Herschel discovered Saturn's "Death Star" moon, Mimas. See how it happened in our "On This Day In Space" series!

SpaceX's Inspiration4 astronauts share first snapshots from historic private space trip

The four private astronauts of SpaceX's Inspiration4 crew have shared their first snapshots from their historic first-ever all-civilian space trip and they look thrilled.

Scientists chip away at secrets of planet formation, origin of life in bevy of new research

A whopping 20 new scientific papers use data gathered by a host of radio dishes perched high in the Chilean desert to tease apart the mysteries of how planets form.

Ancient Mars was rocked by violent, climate-changing volcanic eruptions

Volcanic super eruptions regularly tore up the surface of Mars billions of years ago, altering the planet's climate for decades and creating scars that are still visible today.

China moon rock studies include fusion energy analysis, volcanic history

Several science institutions in China are now studying rocks collected from the moon by the Chang'e 5 mission for research that includes evaluating the material as a potential source of fusion power.

New 'Star Trek Online' charity bundle benefits Boys & Girls Clubs of America

You can now beam up an impressive bundle of sci-fi gaming content — and support a good cause in the process — with the new "Star Trek Online" Charity Bundle.

Chinese astronauts land after historic 3-month mission to new space station

A spacecraft carrying Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo touched down safely in Inner Mongolia early this morning (Sept. 17), bringing an end to China's historic Shenzhou 12 mission.

Inspiration4 commander Jared Isaacman places 1st-ever sports bets from space

SpaceX's all-private Inspiration4 mission has notched another spaceflight first — although most parents are probably hoping this one doesn't inspire their kids to similar action.

Oculus Quest 2 vs. Valve Index: Which VR headset should you buy?

It's the Oculus Quest 2 vs Valve Index as we compare these extremely different takes on virtual reality headsets.

Oculus Quest 2 review

The Oculus Quest 2 is compact, comfortable, and portable, while also being quite powerful too.

Relive SpaceX's historic Inspiration4 launch with these amazing photos

There's nothing quite like a night launch — and this one was extra-special.

How to see SpaceX's Inspiration4 spacecraft in the night sky

Four private astronauts are currently circling the globe in a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, and you can see the capsule from Earth.

Blade Runner Streaming Guide - Where to watch the Blade Runner movies online

From Blade Runner to Blade Runner 2049 and the upcoming anime, here’s everything you need to know about streaming the Blade Runner franchise online

China rolls out rocket for Tianzhou 3 cargo mission ahead of Monday launch (photos)

A Long March 7 rocket topped with the robotic Tianzhou 3 cargo spacecraft rolled out to its pad at the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, Chinese space officials announced Wednesday (Sept. 15).

How Guardians of the Galaxy Sent the MCU to Space

Without adventuring into the big black, we wouldn’t have had the universe-spanning Infinity saga, cool spaceships and an unexpected Mary Poppins reference.

Jeff Bezos congratulates Elon Musk on SpaceX's private Inspiration4 launch

It was congratulations all around the billionaires' table today as Jeff Bezos hailed Elon Musk's SpaceX for the private Inspiration4 launch.

900-year-old Chinese supernova mystery points to strange nebula

In the year 1181 AD, a new bright point of light as luminous as the planet Saturn appeared to Chinese and Japanese skygazers for a little more than six months before disappearing.