Pokaini forest is located not far from Riga, Latvia. In 1996 Ivar Viks, a scientist from Riga, toldRead more
Author of sci-fi books, once said that a mysterious satellite called Black Prince was spinning around Earth. TheRead more
NASA’s new telescope, Kepler, has discovered five giant new planets outside the Solar System. While none of themRead more
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Meteorite found in Antarctica in 1969
A group of NASA scientists have discovered a new mineral of space origin in one of the most historically significant celestial objects.
The new mineral was discovered by NASA scientists inside the meteorite known as Yamato 691, according to NASA’s official report.
The meteorite was among the first nine meteorites discovered by the Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition in the ice-fields of Antarctica in 1969.
The analysis has shown that it is over 4.5 billion years old and originated from an asteroid orbiting between Mars and Jupiter.Read more
New NASA Service
The 12th anniversary of crews continuously living and working aboard the International Space Station, NASA announced a new service to help people see the orbiting laboratory when it passes overhead.
“Spot the Station” will send an email or text message to those who sign up for the service a few hours before they will be able to see the space station.Read more
We could be in for a huge firework display in 2012.
The Sun will be approaching the peak of its 11-year cycle, called “solar maximum”, so we can expect a lot of solar activity.
Some predictions put the solar maximum of Solar Cycle 24 even more energetic than the last solar maximum in 2002-2003.
According to one of the many Doomsday scenarios we have been presented with in the run-up to the Mayan Prophecy-fuelled “end of the world” in 2012, september 22 this scenario is actually based on some science.
Earth is surrounded by a cloud of more than half a million pieces of space junk, from bus-sizeRead more