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NASA Receives Signal From 10 Million Miles Away in Space

NASA recently received a signal from a spacecraft that's 10 million miles away. This message, sent through a far-off laser, has the potential to revolutionize how we communicate with spacecrafts, according to the space agency. This achievement comes as a...

Ancient Greek Mathematician Apollonius and His Insoluble Problem

Apollonius of Perga (Greek: Ἀπολλώνιος ὁ Περγαῖος) who lived from 240 BC to c. 190 BC, was a brilliant ancient Greek mathematician, geometer and astronomer known for his work on conic sections. He was born in Perga, an ancient Greek city...

India Launches Mission to the Sun a Week After Moon Landing

India launched on Saturday its first observation mission to the Sun, just days after the country made history by becoming the first to land near the Moon's south pole. It will travel 1.5 million km (932,000 miles) from the Earth...

The Rare, Stunning Double Supermoon of August

The double supermoon of August 2023 is a rare, but stunning phenomenon. On Tuesday, August 1, the new month will open with a supermoon, dubbed the "Sturgeon Moon". August will close with a Blue Moon, which will also be...

Scientists Discover Huge Hotspot on Far Side of the Moon

A group of scientists has made a fascinating discovery regarding an unusually huge heat-emitting blob located on the far side of the moon. This enigmatic hotspot appears to have originated from a massive hidden deposit of granite, a type...

Why NASA Names Its Spacecraft After the Ancient Greek Gods

Throughout its 64-year history, NASA has named several of its spacecraft and missions after ancient Greek gods and mythological figures. But what is the connection between NASA and ancient Greek mythology? From the Apollo program, which ran between 1961 and...

For a Billion Years, Earth May Have Had 19 Hour Days

A recent study proposes that in the distant past, Earth might have experienced days that were 19 hours long for an incredibly long period of one billion years. Surprisingly, it seems that the moon played a significant role in...

US Plans to Bring GPS to the Moon

The US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is working on a collaborative government project to bring GPS mapping to the Moon, said the agency's director at the GEOINT Symposium 2023. The NGA plans to create a lunar reference framework that future...

Scientists Discover 62 New Moons Around Saturn

In a remarkable twist of celestial events, Jupiter's short-lived supremacy as the planet with the highest number of moons in our solar system has been abruptly ended. Recent scientific findings have unequivocally revealed the presence of an astounding 62...