astronomy

Kepler scientists discover almost 100 new exoplanets

Posted in Science on 18th Feb, 2018
by Alex Muller

This brings the total number of new exoplanets found with the K2 mission up to almost 300.

Mini ice age? Why the Sun will lose 7% of its power in about 30 years

Posted in Science on 14th Feb, 2018
by Alex Muller

'The cooling effect of a grand minimum is only a fraction of the warming effect caused by the increasing concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere'

Citizen science bags five-planet haul

Posted in Science on 13th Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

A discovery by citizen scientists has led to the confirmation of a system of five planets orbiting a far-off star.

Where did Mars water go? Maybe into the planets interior

Posted in Science on 27th Dec, 2017
by Alex Muller

Lots lost to space, but Mars rocks might have done something Earths didnt.

Japan discovers new 50km cave in moon, raises hope for human colonization

Posted in Science on 21st Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has just discovered a massive underground cave in moon as potential location for a lunar station.