Asteroid impacts MOVED the moon’s north and south pole about 186 miles over 4.25 billion years

Ancient collisions with asteroids actually moved the moon’s north and south pokes by about 186 miles, scientists revealed in a new study. A team at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland used computer simulations to ‘erase’ thousands of craters from the lunar surface – as if they were going back in time to 4.25 … Read more

Martian dust could be used to 3D-print tools and rocket parts on the Red Planet

If humankind is to one day colonize Mars, we will need to learn how to produce most of the food and equipment we need to survive on the Red Planet itself. This is because taking materials into space is prohibitively expensive. For example, it costs about $54,000 (£47,000) for the NASA space shuttle to put … Read more

Extra-terrestrial water is found in a UK meteorite for the first time

Extra-terrestrial water is found in a UK meteorite for the FIRST time: Experts say Winchcombe space rock that crashed on a Cotswolds driveway last year may help to explain how Earth got its oceans Extra-terrestrial water has been detected for first time in meteorite found in UK Winchcombe meteorite may hold clues about where Earth’s … Read more

Shaking face and pink heart are among the new emojis coming to your phone over the next year

Emoji fans rejoice – the pink heart is finally being added to the smartphone keyboard! This is one of the 31 brand new emoji that have just been approved by The Unicode Consortium, the body for standardizing characters in the world’s writing systems. The new Emoji 15.0 set also includes a shaking face (I’m shook), … Read more

Colonoscopy One and Operation Butt Plug: What happened when internet was asked to name Uranus probe

From a ship named Boaty McBoatface to a whale named Mister Splashy Pants, the public usually doesn’t take things seriously when asked for help in scientific naming competitions. So it should come as no surprise that the latest public naming competition has had some ridiculous suggestions – particularly given the subject. An unofficial Twitter account, … Read more

SpaceX’s Starship rocket starts a blaze in protected habitat during static fire test

SpaceX’s Starship rocket starts a blaze in protected habitat surrounding Starbase during static fire test SpaceX performed a static fire test on its Starship Serial Number 24 (SN24) The test, although deemed a success, started a fire around the site It is believe the powerful thrust melted the concrete that the rocket stands on The … Read more

Hubble telescope captures stunning star formation in stellar nursery that’s 200,000 light-years away

Hubble telescope captures stunning spiraling star formation in a stellar nursery that’s 200,000 light-years from Earth – giving us a peak into the early universe NASA’s Hubble telescope snapped a beautiful image of spiraling star formation at the center of a stellar nursery The young stars are located in NGC 346, which is a satellite … Read more

Two ‘super-Earth’ planets are found orbiting a small star 100 light-years from Earth

Two ‘super-Earth’ planets – one of which could host the necessary conditions for life – have been discovered orbiting a star 100 light-years away. The star, LP 890-9, hosts two exoplanets named LP 890-9b and LP 890-9c, the former of which was first picked up by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). It was characterized … Read more

CERN is considering ‘idling’ the Large Hadron Collider in response to Europe’s energy crisis

Europe’s energy crisis is being felt by everyone – including the scientists working deep underground in Switzerland at the Large Hadron Collider. The European Organization for Nuclear Research, better known as CERN, is even considering taking its particle accelerators offline. This is due to the accelerators’ high energy demands, and the organisation’s desire to keep … Read more

AI artist imagine what’s outside the frame of famous paintings including Girl with a Pearl Earring

An AI artist can now provide a glimpse of what the background settings of famous paintings and photos may have looked like. OpenAI, a San Francisco-based company, has created a new tool called ‘Outpainting’ for its text-to-image AI system, DALL-E. Outpainting allows the system to imagine what’s outside the frame of famous paintings such as … Read more