Lattice Confinement Fusion…

Topics: Astrophysics, NASA, Nuclear Fusion, Propulsion, Space Exploration, Spaceflight A team of NASA researchers seeking a new energy source for deep-space exploration missions, recently revealed a method for triggering nuclear fusion in the space between the atoms of a metal solid. Their research was published in two peer-reviewed papers in the top journal in theContinue reading “Lattice Confinement Fusion…”

Nabta Playa…

Topics: African Studies, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Diversity in Science For thousands of years, ancient societies all around the world erected massive stone circles, aligning them with the sun and stars to mark the seasons. These early calendars foretold the coming of spring, summer, fall and winter, helping civilizations track when to plant and harvest crops. TheyContinue reading “Nabta Playa…”

TNOs…

Topics: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Comets, Space Exploration Invisible structures generated by gravitational interactions in the Solar System have created a “space superhighway” network, astronomers have discovered. These channels enable the fast travel of objects through space and could be harnessed for our own space exploration purposes, as well as the study of comets and asteroids. ByContinue reading “TNOs…”

Joan Feynman…

Topics: Astrophysics, Condensed Matter Physics, Diversity in Science, Women in Science Dr. Joan Feynman was “Surely, You’re Joking,” Nobel laureate Dr. Richard Feynman’s baby sister, and an impressive scientist in her own right. We lost her in July. She broke through a lot of barriers that her science progeny are now, rightfully, walking through. JoanContinue reading “Joan Feynman…”

Oumuamua…

Topics: Astrophysics, Space Exploration, Spaceflight ‘Oumuamua—a mysterious, interstellar object that crashed through our solar system two years ago—might in fact be alien technology. That’s because an alternative, non-alien explanation might be fatally flawed, as a new study argues. But most scientists think the idea that we spotted alien technology in our solar system is aContinue reading “Oumuamua…”

Remnant…

Topics: Astrophysics, Interstellar, Plasma, Supernovae, Radiation Scientists have found new evidence that Earth has been moving through the remains of exploded stars for at least the last 33,000 years. In a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team of Australian researchers describe how they extracted a special isotope of iron called iron-60Continue reading “Remnant…”