From Comet Leonard bid farewell to Earth and flew past Venus, sun-studying spacecraft flew through the comet’s long tail, giving humans a new perspective on the icy wanderer. Discovered last January and also known as Comet C / 2021 A1, Comet Leonard was probably the most spectacular visitor for skywatchers in 2021. sun, especially in … Read more
We can’t wait to see what comes next!
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered two huge limestone statues of King Amenhotep III that have been designed to look like sphinxes, according to the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. An Egyptian-German archaeological mission discovered the sphinx-like sculptures, originally about 26 feet (8 meters) long when they were created for King Amenhotep III, an 18th-dynasty … Read more
NASA has just opened a challenge looking for ways to go to Mars and back with as little wasted materials as possible. The agency’s tournament lab, along with the HeroX mass platform, has launched a “Waste to Base” challenge looking for ideas to recycle rubbish, waste, carbon dioxide and foam packaging during a two to … Read more
An artist’s impression of the planet WASP-103b and its supporting star. Credit: ESA Those outlawed Mission Cheops revealed that an outburst that rotates the star that hosts it within a day has a deformed shape more like a rugby ball than a sphere. This is the first time an extracorporeal deformation has been detected, offering … Read more
An artist’s representation of IXPE in Earth’s orbit. Credit: NASA NASAlatest X-ray eyes open and ready for discovery! After spending just over a month in space, the X-ray Imaging X-ray Polarimetry (IXPE) Examiner is working and already zeroing in on some of the hottest, most energetic objects in the universe. A joint effort between NASA … Read more