Star discovered with temperature 'like a summer day on Earth'
By: Terrence Aym
WD 0806-661 B may not replace Florida or Hawaii as getaway hotspots for vacation-seeking Americans, but it could be one of the galaxy's most unusual hotspots.Although astronomers have recently discovered Earth-like planets during deep space observations, WD 0806-661 B is not a planet, but...
Basics of astronomy
By: Alex Storey
Astronomy is the scientific study of celestial objects. Stars, planets, comets, nebulae, star clusters and galaxies. It is a natural science astronomy – the study of these objects – and astrophysics is the study of their behaviour. Prehistoric cultures like those at Stonehenge made the...
By: Lolito Tampus
The earth and its satellite moon are parts and parcels of many wonderful creations. They provide mysterious tales and facts which remain incompletely fathomed and understood by the intelligence of man. Even if they are common sights, they still emit a vastness of miracles that...
White House: US not hiding knowledge of UFOs or aliens
By: Terrence Aym
Responding to a petition signed by thousands of Americans requesting the federal government disclose the existence of alien intelligences on Earth, the Obama Administration responded by issuing a terse statement denying any knowledge of the issue.A carefully worded statement crafted by Phil Larson—member...
By: Lucy E. Zahnle
The Big Space Balloon is a near-space environment research and exploration project based on the Isle of Wight, UK, and spearheaded by construction designer Rich Curtis. Curtis designed the balloon and is the life-force of the project. He is joined by consultant engineer, John Ackroyd...
By: Maria C Collins
Britain’s Big Space Balloon is a huge high altitude research balloon, intended to explore the highest areas of the atmosphere. The super pressured balloon will fly up to 130,000 feet, above the Earth, in the stratosphere carrying climate change and earth science experiments...
All about the Asteroid 2005 YU55
By: Steven Mars
The asteroid 2005 YU55 came within the Moon’s orbit on November 8, 2011. It is 1,300 feet wide and came to within 201,700 miles of the Earth. This is 0.85 lunar distances, 319,000 kilometers, or 0.00217 AU. AU is...
By: Kenneth Andrews
We have much for which we should be grateful to Jupiter, our solar system's immense gas giant. The planet is a magnet for meteorites and asteroids large enough to wipe out all life on Earth, as reported by CBNnews.com after a particularly large impact...
By: Andrew Moran
On Aug. 12, 1960, Echo 1, NASA’s first communications satellite that was proficient in transmitting signals to other locations on Earth, was launched with the assistance of a balloon 1,000 miles (1,609 km) above the planet. The satellite was built by the...
By: Lenna Gonya
There will be yet another UFO in the heavens, but this one can be explained. Britain’s Big Space Balloon, designed by Rich Curtis, will be the biggest research balloon of its kind, designed to move higher into the Earth’s atmosphere and space, and...

 

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