Do exoplanet scientists have favorite exoplanets?

Exoplanets have become such a sensation over the past decade and more that scientists have regularly confirmed the existence of new exoplanets thanks to NASA’s Kepler and TESS missions, along with the James Webb Space Telescope recently examining exoplanets’ atmospheres as well. Because of these discoveries, exoplanet science has turned into an exciting field of … Read more

Ultra-fast stars, TŻOs, super-rugged supernovae, and stellar planets may all share an origin.

Title: Neutron stars colliding with binary companions: the formation of hypervelocity stars, planet pulsars, rugged ultraluminous supernovae and Thorne-Żytkow objects. Authors: Hirai, Ryusuke, Podsiadlowski, and Philip First Author Foundation: School of Physics and Astronomy, Monash University, VIC 3800, Australia condition: Published in MNRAS Journal [open access] Picture this: You’re in the binary of a peaceful … Read more

Chinese astronauts board a space station on a historic mission – EURACTIV.com

Three Chinese astronauts on Wednesday (November 30) arrived at the Chinese space station for the first crew orbit in Chinese space history, launching the operation of the second manned outpost in low Earth orbit after the NASA-led International Space Station. The Shenzhou-15, or divine ship, spacecraft and its three passengers lifted off atop a Long … Read more

China launches 3 astronauts to a new space station

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news of amazing discoveries, scientific advances, and more. CNN – Three astronauts blasted off to China’s nearing completion space station on Tuesday, marking the beginning of the country’s long-term presence in space. It’s a major achievement for China’s ambitious space program, which has … Read more

Review of “Ten Planets”: A Philosophical Exercise in Cosmic Dimensions | Arts

Given Mexican author Yuri Herrera’s academic background in political science, readers often expect his work to serve as an allegory for social issues. Herrera resists these explanations. In an interview with Latin American Literature Today, he stated clearly: “I don’t write dissertation novels.” Rather than structuring a novel around targeted criticism or proposed ideologies, Herrera … Read more

The James Webb Space Telescope reveals the oldest star clusters in the universe

Thousands of galaxies engulf this high-resolution near-infrared image of galaxy cluster SMACS 0723. Credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI A team of astronomers has used the James Webb Telescope (JWST) to determine the most distant globular clusters ever discovered. These dense clusters of millions of stars may be relics that contain the first and oldest stars … Read more

‘No K-pop on a Dead Planet’: Meet Stan’s Climate Activism

K-pop is a global phenomenon. They are a multi-billionaire powerhouse with a large group of loyal fans, some of the most popular bands in the world and a seemingly endless product line of talent. So its connection to combating the climate crisis is not immediately apparent. Especially when you consider the main output of the … Read more

Beyond the Universe (Column: Eye of the Spy)

by DC Pathak NEW DELHI, Nov. 27 (IANS): Science is always looking for an equation to confirm a proposition while philosophy rises above the details and reaches an empirical conclusion through imagination. Cosmological theories combine science and philosophy—the latter necessarily bringing in the idea of ​​God to fill in unexplained voids in human understanding of … Read more

Where is the International Space Station now? SpaceX launches supplies to the site from the Kennedy Space Center

Florida – CNN reports that SpaceX will attempt again to get a new batch of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend after bad weather at the launch site forced the company to scrap its first attempt. The mission is scheduled to lift off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 2:20 p.m. … Read more