Articles by Robbi Drake

Tracing the Universe’s Past With Neutrinos

When the universe formed via the Big Bang, around 13.8 billion years ago, slivers of its impression remained in the form of subatomic particles called neutrinos. Scientists believe that neutrinos may hold the answer to…


Oldest Footage of Solar Eclipse

Solar eclipses are rare and phenomenal events. These extraordinary events only take place when the Sun, Earth and Moon are perfectly aligned in a three-dimensional angle. In modern times, people have taken their personal recordings…


Death of Stars in Cow Flares

It is established that stars eventually die, but scientists may have discovered a novel way how stellar units make their final departure from the cosmos. Sightings from the Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System telescope in…


The Magnetized Galactic Connection

  Astronomers in the Netherlands, using the Low-Frequency Array radio telescope network, (LOFAR), have discovered strong electron-based forces, known as synchrotron emissions, between two distant galaxy clusters, in what is to be the first observation…


New Water Cycle on Mars

THERE’S A NEW WATER CYCLE ON MARS When it’s summer on Mars’ southern hemisphere (happening every 2 Earth years), water vapor rises effectively into the planet’s upper atmosphere. The winds carry the gas to Mars’…


Women Only Space Walk

THE FIRST WOMEN-ONLY SPACEWALK Christina Koch, 40, and Anne McClain, 39, were two of the participants in NASA’s very first women-only spacewalk last March 29. The said spacewalk was supported by an all-female ground crew….


Astronauts Search the Waters

ASTRONAUTS SEARCH THE WATERS It is common knowledge that the vast oceans have not been explored fully yet. The dark territories underneath all that water are interesting to astronauts because, in a huge way, these…