NASA Explains How it Plans to Establish a Sustained Human Presence on the Moon

NASA has released a new report in which it detailed the ways in which it will be able to set up a sustained human presence on Earth's natural satellite, the Moon. The space agency has also explained how the upcoming...

Hubble Space Telescope Captures Serene-Looking Umbrella Galaxy

ESA and NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has snapped another photograph of one of the odd and amazing views of our Universe, the spiral galaxy named NGC 4651, also known as the Umbrella Galaxy. Even though the galaxy 'may look serene...

Researchers Find Bacteria Capable of Converting Polyurethane Plastics Into Biodegradable Ones

​German researchers have found and identified a strain of bacteria able to degrade the chemical building blocks of polyurethane. The research has been published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology, and it might show that one of the biggest issues on Earth...

New NASA Mission Could Help Advance the Search for Habitable Planets

NASA could soon get a new spacecraft suggested by researchers from CU Boulder, that could investigate regions in deep space, beyond our Solar System, expected to host planets with dense atmospheres. Astrophysicist Kevin France is the chief scientist of that...

Canadian Space Agency’s Letter of Interest for Seven ‘Priority’ Technologies

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has published a Letter of Interest (LOI) for seven high-rank technologies the agency wants the aerospace industry to create as part of its Space Technology Development Program. These technologies include enhanced wide-field astronomical imaging, exoplanet...

Researchers Analyzed the Way Bacteria Form Colonies on Our Tongues

New research showcases numerous communities of bacteria that live across our tongue, similar to human cities that organize in groups of different purposes. For instance, the spherical Streptococci species that love oxygen thrives around the external areas of the tongue, where they...

Researchers Discover Fossils of Three Different Species of Pteorsaur in Sahara

Researchers have found fossils belonging to three new species of flying reptiles that allegedly lived in the Sahara desert about 100 million years ago. With the help of the ancient fossils they discovered, scientists have managed to identify and date...

Air Pollution Decreased as Industrial Activity Stopped Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Because of the novel coronavirus outbreak we're currently facing, industrial activity has been shut down, which momentarily cuts air pollution levels all over the world. Satellite images published by the European Space Agency (ESA) depict the before and after state...

Researchers Find Evidence of a Massive Life Mass Extinction That Happened Billions of Years Ago

A few billions of years ago, an extinction took place that undersized the event in which dinosaurs have disappeared, about 65 million years ago. Its impacts were found in Canadian rocks, which show that Earth has lost about 75 percent...

NASA’s DART Spacecraft Will Rely on a Powerful Ion Engine to Fly to Didymos

In spite of the current crisis created by the novel coronavirus, other threats to humanity are still present. The most talked one until now was the threat of a possible asteroid collision on Earth, which has taken a backseat since...