Space Exploration

The white dwarf-pulsar binary system PSR J1141-6545 discovered by the CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope. (Image: Mark Myers, ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav))

Astronomers Witness the Dragging of Space-Time

After almost 20 years of patient monitoring, an international team of astronomers has witnessed the very fabric of space-time being dragged around a rapidly-rotating exotic star known as a white dwarf. The effect is a consequence of Einstein’s General Theory…

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has identified water molecules being absorbed and released from lunar dust. (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

Updates From the Moon: Moving Water Discovered

NASA has discovered “moving water” on the lunar surface. The agency’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) probe, which has been orbiting the Moon since 2009, has identified water molecules being absorbed and released from lunar dust all through the day depending…

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Astronomers Witness the Dragging of Space-Time

After almost 20 years of patient monitoring, an international team of astronomers has witnessed the very fabric of space-time being dragged around a rapidly-rotating exotic star known as a white…

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Updates From the Moon: Moving Water Discovered

NASA has discovered “moving water” on the lunar surface. The agency’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) probe, which has been orbiting the Moon since 2009, has identified water molecules being absorbed…