Enceladus: The Moon That Could Change Everything

Enceladus is one of 62 moons orbiting the gas giant, Saturn, but it might be unique in the fact that conditions beneath the surface of the icy moon could be perfect for life to have developed.  The excitement came after NASA revealed that Cassini, its spacecraft currently exploring Saturn and its environment, flew through plumes of …

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DeeDee Investigated: Astronomers Check Out Distant Member Of Our Solar System

As well as investigating exoplanets and exomoons in the cosmos, astronomers have recently been studying distant members of our own stellar neighborhood. The planetary body, 2014 UZ224, more affectionately known as DeeDee, has been studied by teams interpreting data from Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA). It lies about 3 times the distance of Pluto from …

Reality Television 2025: Flat Earther’s head into space LIVE

New reality television concept: Flat-Earther's head into space to look down at the spherical Earth, LIVE. I recently had the misfortune of speaking to a ‘flat-Earther’ and found the conversation entirely incredible. I had previously heard that a movement, of sorts, had started with the noble intention of taking us back to the Middle Ages, …

Beta Pictoris B Could Be The First Exoplanet With An Exomoon

Detecting and confirming an exoplanet is really difficult; it takes expensive satellite equipment, skilled researchers and lots of time trawling through mountains of data. Detecting a piece of rock orbiting one of these exoplanets is almost impossible, which is why we haven’t done it yet. This year, however, might be the first year that we …

Maryland Scientists Bend Physics Laws And Create New Form Of Matter

Whilst it might sound like something out of a science fiction series, physicists have created a new form of matter that repeats a crystal-like structure in the fourth dimension, time. Time crystals are described as an exotic state of matter that have rigidity of standard crystals with regular rhythm in time. The feat was once …

We Know All About The Speed Of Light, But What Is The Speed Of Dark?

Most of us were taught at school that light travels at an unimaginably fast speed, but what about darkness? As Terry Pratchett said, light travels fast but the darkness got there first. I’ve always enjoyed Terry Practchett books and the Discworld series as he had a way to bring characters to life that many writers …

Medical Breakthrough: Scientists Find Unexpected Results In Alzheimer’s Drug

If, like me, you're terrified of going to the dentist, you could be in luck as scientists say they have found a way to grow teeth back and remove the need for fillings. Also Check: Support Sabrina Pasterski The breakthrough took place at King's College in London where researchers found that a drug already in …