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

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