How secure is our space?

According to the latest theory, during the time, when all planets were been formed in our solar system, some of the matter, which orbited the sun, could not come together and form a planet. This happened, because this matter had not the necessary mass to fall together. Moreover, due to Jupiter’s strong grafitation field, most ...

Is WARP Propulsion possible?

Why WARP drive?! This propulsion system got the name WARP due to the principle of how it might work. As already mentioned, moving as fast as light (brake the light barrier) is definitively impossible under conventional conditions. So, inorder to get this enormous speed we need to unconventional conditions… How unconventional must be the conditions ...

Is there any Life on Mars?

Despite all hostilities, our Red Planet is still the most “friendly” planet in our solar system after Earth, and that is why Space Agencies world wide are investing enormous amounts of money in exploration projects to Mars. Various spacecrafts have already visited the Red Planet and more sofisticated ones are going to come.

What About Mars?

Mars, also called the Red Planet, has been fascinating mankind since prehistoric times. Its name originated in Greece (Greek: Ares) and means “God of War”, probably because of its red color. Mars has always been one of the favorite sources of various speculations and science-fiction stories. Its secrets and mysteries seem to endlessly feed mankind’s ...

How high do satellites orbit?

The highest normal orbits for satellites are geostationary (sometimes called geosynchronous); a constant speed lets the satellite maintain the same view of Earth all the time.

What was the Big Bang?

The Big Bang Theory is the most widely accepted explanation for the origin and evolution of the Universe, though some scientists dispute it and many say it may never be proven.

What is astrobiology?

It’s the study of evolution and the origin, destiny, and distribution of life in the universe. Relying on the biological sciences, space exploration and space technology, the discipline asks: Where did we come from? Are we alone? What is our future on Earth and in space?

Explore the Science of Asteroids

How many planets orbit our Sun? If you said nine, you’re shy by several thousand. Scientists consider asteroids to be minor planets – some are hundreds of miles wide (and seldom round).

Money Woes Jeopardize European Space Missions

Ministers who oversee the European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) budget and programs on Wednesday extended a freeze on space science spending for another 4 years, despite warnings that such a move would imperil several of ESA’s ambitious plans for the next decade.

Far-Out Cosmic Walls

New findings suggest that galaxies form massive wall-like structures in the far reaches of the universe. In the 1 November issue of the Astrophysical Journal, Judith Cohen of the California Institute of Technology and colleagues at the University of Hawaii report evidence for what may be walls of galaxies as far as 8 billion light-years ...