NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn

Get the New Space Revolution App:   A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close today, as NASA‘s Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, ending its 13-year tour of the ringed planet. “This is the final chapter of an amazing mission, but it’s also a new beginning,” … Continue reading NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn

Earth-Sized ‘Tatooine’ Planets Could Be Habitable like Earth

Get the New Space Revolution App: With two suns in its sky, Luke Skywalker’s home planet Tatooine in “Star Wars” looks like a parched, sandy desert world. In real life, thanks to observatories such as NASA’s Kepler space telescope, we know that two-star systems can indeed support planets, although planets discovered so far around double-star … Continue reading Earth-Sized ‘Tatooine’ Planets Could Be Habitable like Earth

NASA Wants to Create the Coolest Spot in the Universe

Get the New Space Revolution App: — At super-low temperatures, atoms behave in surprising ways. — NASA has never before created or observed this behavior in space. — A Nobel Prize winner and other scientists will conduct experiments on this behavior using new technology. — This technology might one day lead to improved sensors, quantum … Continue reading NASA Wants to Create the Coolest Spot in the Universe

Verlinde’s new theory of gravity passes first test

Get the New Space Revolution App: A team led by astronomer Margot Brouwer (Leiden Observatory, The Netherlands) has tested the new theory of theoretical physicist Erik Verlinde (University of Amsterdam) for the first time through the lensing effect of gravity. Brouwer and her team measured the distribution of gravity around more than 33,000 galaxies to … Continue reading Verlinde’s new theory of gravity passes first test