Science

Dark matter and dark energy: Do they really exist?

23/11/2017 0

For close on a century, researchers have hypothesised that the universe contains more matter than can be directly observed, known as “dark matter.” They have also posited the existence of a “dark energy” that is […]

Space

Winds blowing off a dying star.

13/11/2017 0

Stars like our Sun eject large amounts of gas and dust into space, containing various elements and compounds. Asymptotic giant branch — AGB — phase stars, near their end of life, are particularly significant sources […]

Space

ALMA Discovers Cold Dust Around Nearest Star.

06/11/2017 0

The ALMA Observatory in Chile has detected dust around the closest star to the Solar System, Proxima Centauri. These new observations reveal the glow coming from cold dust in a region between one to four […]

Space

Next Mars Rover Will Have 23 ‘Eyes’.

06/11/2017 0

When NASA’s Mars Pathfinder touched down in 1997, it had five cameras: two on a mast that popped up from the lander, and three on NASA’s first rover, Sojourner. Since then, camera technology has taken […]