by Robert T. Gonzalez: In 2018, the James Webb Space Telescope will become one of the greatest tools in humanity’s quest to understand the cosmos.
Articles for Space
by Andres Sandberg: To date, astronomers have catalogued over 1,000 exoplanets — some of them rocky and parked within their host star’s habitable zone.
by: Tarun Wadhwa: A small team at NASA’s Ames Research Center has set out to “boldly grow where no man has grown before”
by BBC News: The US space agency (Nasa) has released a spectacular new picture of the Planet Saturn, acquired by the Cassini spacecraft in July.
by Irene Klotz: One out of every five sun-like stars in the Milky Way galaxy has a planet about the size of Earth
by Brooks Barnes: PASADENA, Calif. — By today’s standards, the spacecraft’s technology is laughable: it carries an 8-track tape recorder and computers with one-240,000th the memory of a low-end iPhone.
by Danny Hakim: HOUSTON — Beyond the security gate at the Johnson Space Center’s 1960s-era campus here, inside a two-story glass and concrete building with winding corridors, there is a floating laboratory.
A revised version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station.
by Suzanne Nichols: Quantum entanglement is one of the most out-of-the-box areas of study in physics today, including research into cool sounding things such as quantum cryptography, quantum computing, and quantum teleportation.
A U.S. astronaut departing this week for the International Space Station said Monday the bulk of the scientific benefits from the orbiting laboratory will be seen over the coming decade,