NASA-funded sounding rocket solves one cosmic mystery, reveals another
NASA plans to have a submarine called the Kraken Mare to be deployed in the oceans of the moon Titan.
Though ancient cultures often saw comets as harbingers of doom, the cosmic “dirty snowballs” are now viewed as important objects that could help scientists learn more about the early evolution of the solar system.
Several Native American tribes speak of the ‘hollow reed’ or ‘bamboo’, a mythical conduit that helped them to travel to this world in the ancient past and which has been marked by a symbolical hole in the middle of their Hopi Kiva lodges, knows as the Sipapu portal hole.
NASA has announced a teleconference to be held on Monday afternoon next week, during which it will present new findings from images of Europa, one of the largest of Jupiter’s 67 known moons, captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.
By examining ‘echoes’ of infrared light, scientists were able to measure the intensity of black hole flare.
After 12 years chasing a comet across more 6 billion km of space, European scientists will end the historic Rosetta mission by crash landing the spacecraft on the surface of the dusty, icy body at the end of the month.
Ever since NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto last year, evidence has been mounting that the dwarf planet may have a liquid ocean beneath its icy shell.
The company had announced that the Hubble Space Telescope had captured ‘surprising evidence of activity’ on Europa – which made many think that aliens might have been found.