Space

Space Gardening Undergoes New Hardships and Experiments

Space Gardening Undergoes New Hardships and Experiments

Astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted from the International Space State on Dec. 27, 2015, “Our plants aren’t looking too good.” The station’s garden was struggling to recover from a mold problem. This issue is familiar to terrestrial gardens. On Earth, the issue simply requires a trip to the nursery for replacement plants, however, this is not […]

Space: Calculating Our Way to the Stars

Space: Calculating Our Way to the Stars

The possibilities that technology and information processing are amazing, but at the moment, are just that, possibilities. We are constantly trying to find ways to make technology better, and more efficient. With the advent of quantum computing, we may be able to do more than we ever dreamed of. In a recent breakthrough, scientists have […]

Ultimate Black Hole Discovered

Ultimate Black Hole Discovered

Although everyone has heard the term ‘black hole,’ I’m sure some of us couldn’t define it. They are dense regions of space which collapse into themselves from which nothing can escape, including light. Scientists in China have discovered a black hole six times larger than any previously seen. It is 12 billion times larger than […]

Alien Life Likely a Reality

Alien Life Likely a Reality

NASA’s space telescope Kepler has revealed a ‘space geek’s’ greatest dream; alien life on another planet is likely to be a reality. Scientists report that eight more small planets have been discovered, and two of them have a credible possibility of sustaining life. The telescope also revealed 554 so called ‘planet candidates.’ These are planets […]