Astronomers strongly believe they have detected the presence of a ninth planet, but there is not yet a telescope strong enough to see it. How exactly do Astronomers find something they cannot see?
A “belching” black hole in a nearby galaxy raises some questions within the scientific community regarding the correlation between the presence of black holes and the formation (and destruction) of the galaxies in which they exist.
Some say that Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin made history last week when it beat SpaceX to the punch and successfully landed its “New Shepherd” spacecraft. But are SpaceX and Blue Origin really comparable?
Einstein’s theory of relativity has survived over a hundred years, having been put to rigorous testing and come out unscathed. But recent conclusions on the accelerating expansion of the universe corroborate a further idea Einstein had posited–and rejected–nearly a century ago.
In a casual conversation in 1950, among a number of eminent physicists of the time, Enrico Fermi asked why we haven’t found evidence of extraterrestrial life. After all, with so many billions of stars out there in the vastness of space, and an even greater number of planets, even if the chances of a planet producing … Continued
Are we alone in the universe? Top NASA scientists say the answer is almost certainly “no.” “I believe we are going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth in the next decade and definitive evidence in the next 10 to 20 years,” Ellen Stofan, chief scientist for NASA, said at a public panel Tuesday in Washington. “We know where … Continued