Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Saturn-Neptune Gap

In our solar system, there is a gap in size between Saturn and Neptune, but there are worlds that fill that gap in other systems.

Astronomers think understanding why that is could lead to a new theory of planetary formation.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Moons And Life

A new study suggests moons containing substantial water may be geologically dead, reducing the odds for life.

An exception may be moons similar to Saturn's Enceladus.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Barnard's Star b

According to new research, if the planet orbiting Barnard's Star is a super-Earth, it may be able to support life.

Barnard's Star is only 6 light years away.

Friday, January 11, 2019


Astronomers have found 13 mire fast radio bursts, or FRBs, including the second repeater.

Though they are likely natural phenomena, the possibility remains that they are intelligent signals.

Thursday, January 10, 2019


The main camera of the Hubble Space Telescope is out of operation, but three secondary cameras are still functioning.

NASA says the problem is a hardware glitch, and backup systems might bring the camera back online.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019


A series dramatizing Project Blue Book premiered on The History Channel last night.

That network has carried UFO-related programming for many years.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019


Science journalist and UFO researcher Linda Moulton Howe had predicted 2018 would be the year the government would announce that we are not alone in the universe.  That didn't happen.

Undeterred, she is now predicting it will happen in early 2019.