Mysterious planet X beyond Pluto in our solar system? Check out the cool fact

For years, scientists have believed in the existence of Planet X, or Planet Nine, beyond Pluto. Here it is. Until about the eighteenth century, we only knew about the existence of six planets in our solar system. Anything far from Saturn was too far away to see with the naked eye or a basic telescope. … Read more

Osage Nation students talk with the first indigenous woman in space on NASA’s downlink from the International Space Station

An International Space Station astronaut provides an exciting glimpse into space for Osage youth on November 23, 2022. Students from the Osage Nation had the opportunity to ask NASA astronaut Nicole Mann questions about all things space on Wednesday. Through a remote video link from the International Space Station to Pawhuska, Mann, a Wailacki member … Read more

The day will come when I shut up…: a message from Mars

The InSight lander on Mars is gasping for breath as it nears its end on the Red Planet. New DelhiAnd theupdated: November 2, 2022 at 11:14 IST In a test space at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, engineers are training to deploy InSight instruments using ForeSight, a full-size replica of the lander that will be mobilized … Read more

A powerful and bright explosion of gamma rays has been detected

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. Explore the universe with news of amazing discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN – Multiple space and ground telescopes experienced one of the brightest explosions in space when they reached Earth on October 9. The explosion may be one of the most powerful ever recorded by telescopes. Gamma … Read more

Planets outside our solar system

Universe: GJ 1252 B discovery: Taking a closer look at GJ 1252 b, a rocky “super-Earth” planet discovered in 2020, astronomers have found that an exoplanet could have very little or no atmosphere at all. The planet, which orbits an M-type star, is “the smallest exoplanet to date with which we have severe restrictions on … Read more

Studying yeast DNA in space may help protect astronauts from cosmic radiation

Nuclear fusion reactions in the sun are the source of the heat and light we receive on Earth. These interactions release a huge amount of cosmic radiation – including X-rays and gamma rays – and charged particles that can be harmful to any living organism. Life on Earth is protected by the magnetic field that … Read more

Spiral galaxy captured in “unprecedented detail” by the Webb Telescope

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. Explore the universe with news of amazing discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN – A dazzling spiral galaxy located 29 million light-years from Earth appears in “unprecedented detail” in a new image released by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. The Galaxy “bones”which are usually obscured by dust, are … Read more