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ESA image: Impact chip

The European-built Cupola was added to the International Space Station in 2010 and continues to provide the best room with a view anywhere.

dateMay 12, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Astronomers find six new millisecond pulsars

(Phys.org)—NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has once again proven that it is an excellent tool to search for rotating neutron stars emitting beams of electromagnetic radiation, known as pulsars. A team of astronomers, ...

dateJan 26, 2016 in Astronomy report
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The gas (and ice) giant Neptune

Neptune is the eight planet from our Sun, one of the four gas giants, and one of the four outer planets in our Solar System. Since the "demotion" of Pluto by the IAU to the status of a dwarf planet – and/or Plutoid and ...

dateSep 14, 2015 in Space Exploration
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