News tagged with space

Image: Snowy Europe

Europe shivers as a cold front sweeps in from Siberia, Russia, bringing freezing temperatures to the continent. This chilly snap is being dubbed as the Beast from the East.

dateFeb 27, 2018 in Space Exploration
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Scientists say space aliens could hack our planet

With all the news stories these days about computer hacking, it probably comes as no surprise that someone is worried about hackers from outer space. Yes, there are now scientists who fret that space aliens might send messages ...

dateFeb 27, 2018 in Security
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Swarm trio becomes a quartet

With the aim of making the best possible use of existing satellites, ESA and Canada have made a deal that turns Swarm into a four-satellite mission to shed even more light on space weather and features such as the aurora ...

dateFeb 23, 2018 in Space Exploration
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Hauling antiprotons around in a van

A team of researchers working on the antiProton Unstable Matter Annihilation (PUMA) project near CERN's particle laboratory, according to a report in Nature, plans to capture a billion antiprotons, put them in a shipping ...

dateFeb 22, 2018 in General Physics report
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