Satellite News

Just another satellite weblog

Archive for April 21st, 2021

NASA’s Perseverance rover makes oxygen on Mars for 1st time

April 21st, 2021 by

NASA’s Perseverance rover just notched another first on Mars, one that may help pave the way for its human overlords to explore the Red Planet someday.

Category: NEWS | No Comments »

Tiny newfound ‘Unicorn’ is closest known black hole to Earth

April 21st, 2021 by

Astronomers have apparently found the closest known black hole to Earth — a weirdly tiny object dubbed “The Unicorn” that lurks just 1,500 light-years from us.

Category: NEWS | No Comments »

The Lyrid meteor shower of 2021 peaks tonight! Here’s how to see it.

April 21st, 2021 by

One of springtime’s most prominent “shooting star” groups peaks overnight tonight (April 21-22).

Category: NEWS | No Comments »

How long would it take to walk around the moon?

April 21st, 2021 by

Walking around the moon could be faster than we originally thought, but actually doing it would require some serious planning.

Category: NEWS | No Comments »

One of Earth’s nearest stars may be a dark matter factory

April 21st, 2021 by

A hunt for hypothetical axions streaming from Betelgeuse turns up empty but helps physicists set constraints on their properties.

Category: NEWS | No Comments »

Black holes, string theory and more: Q&A with physicist Brian Greene

April 21st, 2021 by

Space.com caught up with Greene to discuss the importance of science education, why black holes are so interesting and whether a “theory of everything” breakthrough could be on the horizon.

Category: NEWS | No Comments »