Source of mysterious radio waves detected. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Source of Mysterious Radio Waves Detected

A team of international astronomers has pinpointed the precise position of one of the most mysterious phenomena in the cosmos: a fast radio burst (FRB). As the name suggests, fast radio bursts are short-lived, but powerful, pulses of radio waves…

Stephen Hawking recently argued that it's too risky and that extra-terrestrial civilizations would most likely be far more advanced. (Image:  ESO/M. Kornmesser  via   Wikipedia /  CC BY 4.0)

Should We Try to Contact Aliens?

The skies have been scanned for decades looking for any alien messages. While there have been a few exciting moments, they have all ended in failure. Now, scientists from a new San Francisco-based organization called METI, or Messaging Extra Terrestrial…

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Source of Mysterious Radio Waves Detected

A team of international astronomers has pinpointed the precise position of one of the most mysterious phenomena in the cosmos: a fast radio burst (FRB). As the name suggests, fast…

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Should We Try to Contact Aliens?

The skies have been scanned for decades looking for any alien messages. While there have been a few exciting moments, they have all ended in failure. Now, scientists from a…

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Is There Gravity in Space? Yes

Yes there is gravity. In fact, on the International Space Station (ISS) which orbits Earth at an altitude of around 220 miles (354 km), the force of gravity is still…

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Space Junk Damages ESA Satellite

Satellites perform a variety of jobs in space. From bouncing cell phone signals to beaming your favorite television shows, satellites are necessary machines of the 21st century.  Now, it seems…

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That Mysterious X-Ray Signal Has Now Been Solved

A mysterious X-ray signal from clusters of galaxies recently caused some excitement among astronomers: Does it perhaps originate from dark matter, which makes up around 80 percent of the matter…