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

Spacecraft ‘Nuclear Batteries’ Could Get a Boost from New Materials

Get the New Space Revolution App :   LATEST NEWS   Spacecraft ‘Nuclear Batteries’ Could Get a Boost from New Materials No extension cord is long enough to reach another planet, and there’s no spacecraft charging station along the way. That’s why researchers are hard at work on ways to make spacecraft power systems more … Continue reading Spacecraft ‘Nuclear Batteries’ Could Get a Boost from New Materials

NASA Begins Study of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Get the New Space Revolution App :   A NASA airborne mission designed to transform our understanding of Earth’s valuable and ecologically sensitive coral reefs has set up shop in Australia for a two-month investigation of the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest reef ecosystem. At a media briefing today at Cairns Airport in North … Continue reading NASA Begins Study of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef