The search for Earth-like planets is reaching a fever-pitch. Does the evidence so far help shed light on the ancient question: Is the galaxy filled with life, or is Earth [...]
From a distance, our galaxy would look like a flat spiral, some 100,000 light years across, with pockets of gas, clouds of dust, and about 400 billion stars rotating around [...]
NASA JPL “Reality Check” on all those wacky ideas surrounding the upcoming shift in the ancient Mayan calendar. Our favorite is the planet “Nibiru” that’s said to be hurtling into [...]
Beautiful space weather on Saturn, from the Cassini spacecraft. From NASA/JPL.
It now seems that our entire universe is living on borrowed time. How long it can survive depends on whether Stephen Hawking’s theory checks out. Special thanks to Ivan Bridgewater [...]