On November 12, 2014, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe will attempt to put it’s lander, called “Philae” onto the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. While mankind has put exploring craft on Mars and the moon, and sent craft to several other … Continue reading Reaching out to a…comet!
Here’s a stunning view of NASA’s Juno spacecraft heading toward earth, on its way to be “sling shot” toward Jupiter. The video, which shows the moon orbiting the earth in dramatic fashion, was composed of pictures sent back to earth … Continue reading The Dance of the Moon
Is there intelligent life elsewhere in the Universe? The topic was in the news this week when astronomers at UC Berkeley and University of Hawaii released this report. These scientists say that about 20% of sun-like stars have earth-sized planets … Continue reading Is there intelligent life elsewhere in the galaxy?