A student satellite solved a 60-year-old major space mystery, regarding the source of some energetic and potentially damaging particles in Earth’s radiation belts.
Watch Chernobyl’s gigantic radiation shield sliding and covering the damaged nuclear reactor…
Egloo, a candle-powered way providing a cheaper and more ecological energy, taking advantage of features of terracotta that stores the heat and slowly and gradually
Scientists have discovered an invisible shield roughly 7,200 miles (11,600 km) above Earth, that blocks Sun’s high-energy radiation. Illustration by Andy Kale, University of Alberta.
Vantablack new material developed so devoid of reflection, that’s the world’s darkest material, looks like a black hole. Image credit Surrey NanoSystems.
ESA’s three-satellite Swarm constellation reveals the first set of high-resolution results, from the most recent changes in the magnetic field that protects our planet. Watch
Earth rotates at around 1,100 miles per hour (1,670 km/h). Video reveals what would happen if our planet stopped turning.
In this all-sky map from the COBE satellite, radiation in the Earth’s direction of motion appears blueshifted and hence hotter, while radiation on the opposite
In 1964, physicists Robert W. Wilson and Arno A. Penzias heard excess noise from their radio telescopes and thought they’d made a mistake. Was the
Astronomers using a telescope in Antarctica and ESA’s Herschel space observatory, have made the first detection of a subtle twist in the relic radiation from