NASA’s Cassini spacecraft that orbits and studies Saturn, has found a tiny bit of dust that has come from beyond our solar system.
The special ‘alien dust’ (only 36 grains) is vastly different from the other dust that the spacecraft has detected since 2004. Scientists have concluded that these specks of material came… READ MORE »
Are you ready for your minds to be BLOWN? Via PBS and Scientific American, a new theory contends that when the Big Bang occurred and the universe expanded, it did so in two directions not just one, creating a mirror universe on the other side of the Big Bang. Except instead of time moving forward… READ MORE »
When astrophysicist Carl Sagan said, “We’re made of star stuff,” he was speaking about the fact that human beings are quite literally composed of elements that were forged within the cores of stars that went supernova. “Some part of our being knows this is where we came from,” he posited, “because the cosmos is also… READ MORE »
Despite all the Star Trek I watched as a kid, it didn’t teach me much about space or science because I almost failed astronomy in college and didn’t graduate. That said, I think the idea of the universe being filled with all these other planets and stars and what have you is insanely fascinating. And… READ MORE »