Hubble Space Telescope shows 2 nebulae appearing as one! Check details here

Hubble Space Telescope shows 2 nebulae appearing as one!  Check details here

Hubble Space Telescope captured two festive-looking nebulas, situated so as to appear as one. Know why they glow red here. NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image showing two nebulae appearing as one. Both the nebulae are collectively called NGC 248 and reside in the Small Magellanic Cloud. It can be known that the … Read more

Hubble Space Telescope shows 2 nebulae appearing as one! Check details here

Hubble Space Telescope shows 2 nebulae appearing as one!  Check details here

Hubble Space Telescope captured two festive-looking nebulas, situated so as to appear as one. Know why they glow red here. NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image showing two nebulae appearing as one. Both the nebulae are collectively called NGC 248 and reside in the Small Magellanic Cloud. It can be known that the … Read more

Unexpected Solar Wind Stream Hits Earth at 372 Miles Per Second

Unexpected Solar Wind Stream Hits Earth at 372 Miles Per Second

On Sunday, Earth’s magnetic field was pelted by a solar wind stream reaching velocities of more than 600 kilometers (372 miles) per second. While that’s nothing too alarming – solar storms often pummel our planet triggering spectacular auroras – what is weird is that this storm was totally unexpected. “This event was not in the … Read more

BC quantum-computing company D-Wave shares jump 16 per cent in NYSE debut

BC quantum-computing company D-Wave shares jump 16 per cent in NYSE debut

FILE PHOTO: A D-Wave 2X quantum computer is pictured during a media tour of the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (QuAIL) at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, December 8, 2015.Stephen Lam/Reuters Shares of British Columbia quantum-computing startup D-Wave Quantum Inc. popped nearly 16 per cent on their first day of trading Monday after … Read more

Surprise asteroid wider than two football fields approaches Earth

Surprise asteroid wider than two football fields approaches Earth

An asteroid that was only discovered at the end of last month by astronomers has made its approach to Earth, confirms officials. The asteroid recently dubbed 2022 OE2 was discovered on July 26, and according to astronomers’ estimates, the space rock is approximately the size of two American football fields – between 557 and 1,246 … Read more

South Korea is scouting out the moon, with more missions to come

South Korea is scouting out the moon, with more missions to come

South Korea set off for the moon on Thursday. But it doesn’t want to stop there. “We are also considering using the moon as an outpost for space exploration,” Kwon Hyun-joon, director general of space and nuclear energy at South Korea’s Ministry of Science, said in a written response to questions. “Although we hope to … Read more

NASA troubleshoots Lucy: A real space drama

NASA troubleshoots Lucy: A real space drama

View larger. | Lucy’s massive solar arrays completed their 1st set of deployment tests in January 2021 inside this thermal vacuum chamber at Lockheed Martin Space. NASA engineers had to solve a problem with them on the fly, as the spacecraft makes its way to the Trojan asteroids. Image via Lockheed Martin Space/NASA. NASA originally … Read more

South Korea’s first Moon orbiter launched into space | Space News

South Korea’s first Moon orbiter launched into space |  Space News

The Danuri is expected to enter the Moon’s orbit in December and will spend its year-long mission conducting research. South Korea has joined the race to the Moon with the launch of its first lunar orbiter by Elon Musk’s aerospace company SpaceX. Danuri – meaning “enjoy the Moon” – was carried on a Falcon 9 … Read more

NASA confirms origin for spaghetti-like object found on Mars by rover

NASA confirms origin for spaghetti-like object found on Mars by rover

Last month NASA’s Perseverance rover snapped an image of the martian surface that caused the internet to claw for answers at what was seen in the image. VIEW GALLERY – 3 IMAGES Perseverance managed to capture a strange string-like object in the photograph on July 12, sparking viral internet debate about the origin of the … Read more

Webb weaves magical image of 500-million-year-old galactic collision

Webb weaves magical image of 500-million-year-old galactic collision

Issued on: 08/03/2022 – 15:08 The James Webb Space Telescope has peered through time and space to capture a new image of the Cartwheel Galaxy, revealing the spinning ring of color in unprecedented clarity. Located around 500 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Sculptor, the Cartwheel gained its shape during a probably spectacular head-on … Read more