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NASA Seeks More Cost-Effective Methods for Mars Sample Return Mission

NASA wants to find a cheaper and more efficient way to bring back soil samples from Mars to Earth. It is also a top priority in the world of science in general. Due to tight budgets, NASA officials are...

Mysterious ‘Dragon’s Egg’ Star Is a Magnetic Monster, Says Study

Scientists have uncovered a cosmic secret. There were three stars called HD 148937. Now, only two remain. They appear unusual because they used to be part of a trio. Researchers discovered that two of these stars collided, forming the stunning...

J. Rod: The Conspiracy Theories on the Alien Who Lived in Area 51

Conspiracy theories have created J. Rod the Alien —an extraterrestrial person— who is said to have been employed by the US government in Area 51. The J. Rod tales initially surfaced in the 1980s, and several novels and TV series...

New 3D Cosmic Map Brings Future of Universe Into Question, Scientists Say

Researchers claim that findings from a new, much larger 3D cosmic map covering three times as many galaxies and previous efforts, may challenge the present idea of dark energy and raises questions about the future of the universe. The largest...

What’s the Time on the Moon? NASA Creates a Lunar Standard Time

NASA is creating a single time standard for the Moon and other celestial bodies, the White House stated on Tuesday, in response to growing competition in space from both public and commercial space companies. The US space agency was given...

Massive ‘Devil Comet’ Heads Towards Earth on April 8th Eclipse

According to NASA, a rare and huge comet known as "devil comet' is expected to travel by Earth for the first time in 71 years and might be seen during the much-awaited total solar eclipse on April 8. Officially named...

Earth Hit by Radiation From Rare Double X-Class Solar Flare

A super strong geomagnetic storm hit Earth recently, sparked by a rare "double" X-class flare from the sun. This storm, the strongest in over six years, lit up the skies worldwide with colorful auroras and other bright phenomena. The event...

Andrianos Golemis to Become the First Ever Greek Astronaut

Adrianos Golemis, who previously worked as a doctor for the European Space Agency, has now become the first Greek to pass the organization's test to become an astronaut. Every year, around 22,500 hopefuls apply for the European Space Agency's (ESA)...

Our Universe Has No Dark Matter, New Research Suggests

A new study from the University of Ottawa shakes up our understanding of the universe. Published in The Astrophysical Journal, the study challenges what we thought we knew about the universe's makeup. The existing idea says it's made of normal...

Spacex’s Starship Lost in the Indian Ocean After Reaching Orbit

SpaceX's Starship rocket made its first trip to space successfully, but now it went missing upon reentry. The rocket, which is the largest and most powerful ever made, took off from its launch site in Boca Chica, Texas, on Thursday,...

Japan’s 1st Commercial Rocket Explodes Shortly After Liftoff

A Japanese company tried to launch its first rocket into space on Wednesday, but it didn't go as planned. The rocket, known as Kairos, took off from Space Port Kii in Kushimoto, Japan. It was 10:01 p.m. EDT on March...

Meteoroid Captured Exploding Over Northern Greece

A meteoroid was captured exploding over Metsovo in northern Greece recently by the cameras of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA). The initial assessment from the combination of data is that "the meteoroid entered the Greek airspace in the wider...

Odysseus Becomes First US Spacecraft to Land on Moon in Over 50 Years

The Odysseus lunar lander, nicknamed "Odie," or IM-1, has become the first US-made spacecraft to touch down on the moon in more than 50 years. Houston-based Intuitive Machines landed its Odysseus robot near the lunar south pole. Odysseus touched down...

James Webb Telescope Finds Ancient Galaxy Larger Than Our Milky Way

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) surprisingly detected a huge galaxy in the early universe. This discovery challenges what scientists thought they knew about how the universe works. The galaxy is known as ZF-UDS-7329, and it has more stars...