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Alien hunters should search for artifacts on the moon, study suggests

Alien hunters should search for artifacts on the moon, study suggests

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.The famous equation used to has now inspired a new formula to hunt for alien artifacts within our solar system.The quest for these alien artifacts could start with and other cosmic bodies near Earth, a new study finds.The is used to estimate the number of civilizations in the Milky Way one can detect via their broadcast signals — or, more simply put, the odds of finding intelligent life in our galaxy. First proposed by radio astronomer Frank Drake in 1961, the...

April 14, 2021
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Interstellar interloper 2I/Borisov may be the most pristine comet ever observed

Interstellar interloper 2I/Borisov may be the most pristine comet ever observed

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.The first known interstellar comet to visit our solar system may be the most pristine ever found, never passing near a star until visiting our own, researchers say.In 2019, scientists discovered the comet 2I/Borisov as it streaked into the solar system. The comet's speed and trajectory revealed it was a rogue comet from interstellar space, making it the and the second known interstellar visitor after pancake-shaped .Now scientists have found two new ways in which...

March 31, 2021
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Interstellar object 'Oumuamua is a pancake-shaped chunk of a Pluto-like planet

Interstellar object 'Oumuamua is a pancake-shaped chunk of a Pluto-like planet

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.The first known visitor from interstellar space, , was likely a pancake-shaped chip off a Pluto-like world, researchers say.These findings may shed light on the stuff a new, an exo-Pluto, is made of, scientists added.Astronomers first detected the mysterious visitor named 1I/'Oumuamua — meaning 'scout' or 'messenger' in Hawaiian — in 2017. 'Oumuamua's speed and trajectory revealed it originated outside the solar system, .Related:The second known interstellar object, ,...

March 22, 2021
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Mars may hide oceans of water beneath its crust, study finds

Mars may hide oceans of water beneath its crust, study finds

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.Oceans' worth of water may remain buried in the crust of , and not lost to space as previously long thought, a new study finds.Prior work found Mars was once wet enough to cover its entire surface with an ocean of water about 330 to 4,920 feet (100 to 1,500 meters) deep, containing about half as much water as Earth's Atlantic Ocean, NASA said in a . Since there is life virtually everywhere on Earth where there is water, this history of raises the possibility that Mars...

March 16, 2021
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'Ghostly' neutrino from star-shredding black hole reveals cosmic particle accelerator of epic proportions

'Ghostly' neutrino from star-shredding black hole reveals cosmic particle accelerator of epic proportions

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.A ghostly particle that smashed into Antarctica in 2019 has been traced back to a tearing apart a star while acting like a giant cosmic particle accelerator, a new study finds.Scientists investigated a kind of subatomic particle known as a , which is generated by nuclear reactions and the radioactive decay of unstable atoms. Neutrinos are extraordinarily lightweight — about 500,000 times lighter than the electron.Neutrinos possess no electric charge and only rarely...

February 23, 2021
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Pluto's haze made up of ice crystals with cyanide hearts

Pluto's haze made up of ice crystals with cyanide hearts

Live Science is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured this image of the blue haze around the dwarf planet Pluto during its historic flyby in 2015.(Image: © NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI/SPL)The haze shrouding might be made up of ice crystals possessing cyanide hearts, a new study finds.Hazes, which are made of tiny motes of dust, smoke, ice and other substances, are not unique to Earth — scientists have detected hazes enveloping , , and . Nor are hazes limited to planets. Saturn's largest moon...

January 22, 2021
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Strange 'Hybrid Star' Discovered After 40-Year Search

Strange 'Hybrid Star' Discovered After 40-Year Search

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.An image showing the location of the first suspected Thorne-Zytkow object (TZO), a long-theorized hybrid star thought to form when a red supergiant swallows a neutron star. This likely TZO, known as HV 2112, lies in the Small Magellanic Cloud, about 200,000 light-years from Earth.(Image: © Phil Massey, Lowell Observatory)For astronomers, it's the equivalent of buried treasure in space: a strange hybrid star — actually, one star packed inside the shell of another,...

October 9, 2014
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Pluto's atmosphere gets its blue haze from icy organic compounds, study suggests

Pluto's atmosphere gets its blue haze from icy organic compounds, study suggests

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured this image of the blue haze around the dwarf planet Pluto during its historic flyby in 2015.(Image: © NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI/SPL)The haze shrouding might be made up of ice crystals possessing cyanide hearts, a new study finds.Hazes, which are made of tiny motes of dust, smoke, ice and other substances, are not unique to Earth — scientists have detected hazes enveloping , , and . Nor are hazes limited to planets. Saturn's largest moon...

January 19, 2021
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Scientists are getting closer in race to find gravitational wave background and dark matter

Scientists are getting closer in race to find gravitational wave background and dark matter

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.Researchers used pulsars shown in the inset to calculate dark matter's affect on how stars move within the Milky Way.(Image: © IAS; Dana Berry)Astronomers may be getting closer to discovering as-yet hidden cosmic secrets, such as the nature of dark matter and the presence of widespread distortions in space-time, researchers reported at the 237th , held virtually this week.The existence of dark matter, an the invisible substance thought to make up more than four-fifths...

January 12, 2021
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Supernova deaths of white dwarf stars may explode like a nuclear bomb

Supernova deaths of white dwarf stars may explode like a nuclear bomb

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.When a white dwarf star explodes as a , it may detonate like a nuclear weapon on Earth, a new study finds. are the dim, fading, Earth-size cores of dead stars that are left behind after average-size stars have exhausted their fuel and shed their outer layers. Our sun will one day become a white dwarf, as will more than 90% of the stars in our galaxy.Previous research found that white dwarfs can die in nuclear explosions known as type Ia supernovas. Much remains...

April 16, 2021
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