Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Ozma

On this day in 1960, Project Ozma began the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.

So far. SETI has found nothing.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Asteroid Threat

NASA says there are 25,000 near-Earth asteroids big enough to do major damage if they hit us still to be identified.

So far, NASA has found 8,000.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Phosphorus

A new study suggests phosphorus is unevenly distributed throughout the universe.

If phosphorus is essential for life, life, therefore, might be unevenly distributed.

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Back To Flight

Virgin Galactic successfully completed the first powered test flight of its new SpaceShipTwo this week.

VG plans to start commercial flights later this year.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Luxury Space Hotel

A startup called Orion Span is planning to have paying customers enjoying its luxury space hotel in Earth orbit in 2022.

Cost for a 12-day stay will be $9.5 million.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Life On Venus?

A new study suggests life could exist in a specific layer in the clouds of Venus.

That would be remarkable.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Milky Way

A new study finds the Milky Way galaxy is expanding.

Stars are being created in the galaxy's outskirts.