Astronomy & Space news

Space Shuttle Replacement

It’s no secret that NASA needs a replacement for the aging STS – Space Transport System – or more commonly, the Space Shuttle. In fact, many scientists – including some of the most prestigious organizations ...

Apr 28, 2006 3.7 / 5 (111) 1

Evidence mounts for sun's companion star

The Binary Research Institute (BRI) has found that orbital characteristics of the recently discovered planetoid, "Sedna", demonstrate the possibility that our sun might be part of a binary star system. A binary star system ...

Apr 24, 2006 4 / 5 (100) 0

New View of Doomed Star

Eta Carinae is a mysterious, extremely bright and unstable star located a mere stone's throw - astronomically speaking - from Earth at a distance of only about 7500 light years. The star is thought to be ...

Jun 20, 2007 4.5 / 5 (86) 0