Spacecraft Traveling Close to Light Speed Should Be Visible with Current Technology, Say Engineers

Posted in Science on 7th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Spacecraft interact with the cosmic microwave background to produce a light signature. That means we should be able to spot any nearby.

Planck telescope puts new datestamp on first stars

Posted in Hardware on 5th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

The first stars in the Universe lit up later than was previously thought.

Background light suggests many stars 'outside galaxies'

Posted in Featured, Science on 10th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

A new study of the universe's background light has suggested that as many as half its stars might be hidden in the space between galaxies.

Astronomy: Planets in chaos

Posted in Featured, Science on 3rd Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

The discovery of thousands of star systems wildly different from our own has demolished ideas about how planets form.