January 2016

Babylonians used Geometry

You just thought you didn’t like math, but we’re finding it was used in many ways by the ancients to help us to attain the standing that we have now in many different sciences. From…


Rise in Space Junk Could Trigger a War

Researchers have presented a grim reality for all the space junk above us. There is a belief that one of these pieces of junk could unintentionally hit a military satellite. The result would be a…



Mystery Still Surrounds Space Anomaly

NASA’s Kepler team continues to scan the skies for new planets that are similar to Earth. Kepler-452b was determined to be one of those. Located in a solar system 1,500 light years away, the scientists…


Ocean Heating is Doubling

Researchers from Nature Climate Change have announced that the oceans heat absorption has doubled over the last eighteen years. Since 1865, we’ve increased the heat uptake that has occurred. This is causing coral bleaching in…


David Bowie is in the Stars

David Bowie’s passion for space was no secret during his lifetime. It’s that passion that had Belgian astronomers scanning the sky for the perfect tribute. Among the stars was a constellation of stars that resembled…


First Space Flower Blooms

For the last two years, the team on the International Space Station has been attempting to grow edible plants in microgravity. While they struggled at first, the first zinnia flowers have started to bloom. With…


2015 in NASA Space Exploration

In 2015 we undertook a vast array of space explorations and accomplished a great deal so far as learning more about space and the universe around us. NASA’s video, viewed by more than 600 thousand…