space

How the universe's expansion may have stopped dark matter taking over

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

The team says that this mechanism would leave a specific fingerprint on the cosmic microwave background radiation, which could be spotted (or ruled out) by future observations.

Perseverance is using its tools on Mars to search for signs of life

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

Perseverance now heads to the western edge of the crater next, according to NASA, where an ancient river delta probably flowed into a lake in the crater. Scientists think that this is the best bet for signs of potential microbial life, because on Earth, microbes exist in a similar environment.

SpinLaunch Kinetic Launch System Celebrates A Successful Test Flight

Posted in Hardware on 15th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

The need for rockets to reach space is changing with a company called SpinLaunch celebrating the first successful test launch for its kinetic launch system.

Space Perspective raises $40M for balloons that can take people into space

Posted in Business, Science on 16th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

Space Perspective hopes to gently take you into space.

Space-junk sail to help deorbit its own launch vehicle

Posted in Hardware, Science on 6th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

This sail is large enough to help deorbit not only a satellite, but also a booster rocket upper stage from an altitude of up to 400 miles.