Space

Two young galaxies’ activity responsible for Lyman-alpha blobs’ glow: Study

Lyman-alpha blobs (LAB) are considered to be one of the most mysterious objects in the universe. Since they have been discovered in 2000, scientists have wondered what makes LAB to shine so brightly. In a latest research, astronomers have tried to peer inside Lyman-alpha blob 1, the original discovery.

Solar storm that crashed into Earth in 1859 if crashes today would be catastrophic

An invisible wave that hit our planet 157 years back in 1859 was the largest solar storm ever documented. In case it occurs during the present time, it would put global telecommunications in danger, hit orbiting satellites, and put life of astronauts in danger.

NASA focuses on developing new supports for astronaut’s health during deep space exploration missions

A group of experts is working with the US space agency NASA to find out what medical training and technology astronauts require to address any emergency situation such as a heart attack, even when not in contact with the Earth.

InSight receives approval for its rescheduled launch in 2018

NASA has rescheduled InSight mission for May 2018 after its earlier date for launch was postponed due to glitches in its science instrument. In December 2015, the spacecraft’s SEIS was found to have vacuum leak that forced authorities to delay the launch in order to make repairs. The spacecraft was originally scheduled to be launched in May 2016.

September 1’s rare double eclipse noticed by NASA Astronomers

The US space agency NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory records numerous fascinating sights in its geosynchronous orbit, like intense solar flares and other celestial bodies passing the surface of the sun.

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