A year that lasts only 17.5 hours on ‘Hell Planet’

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news of amazing discoveries, scientific advances, and more. CNN – The exoplanet 55 Cancri e has several names, however The rocky world located 40 light years from Earth is the most famous for its reputation as “Hell Planet”. This super-Earth, so named because … Read more

How do gas planets form?

The question of how the world was formed has intrigued mankind since the dawn of time. Through the generations, we have come to understand that Earth is just one of many worlds, and yet, until just three decades ago, the only planets we knew of were those here in the neighborhood – in our solar … Read more

“Which planet can I blame for this?” Your guide to astrology and sentiments for December 2022

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! December begins with the optimistic and adventurous spirit of Sagittarius, which is perfect when we head out to holiday gatherings and experience the general merriment during this holiday season. “Sagittarius season will keep us warm with excitement and adventure throughout the first three weeks of December,” astronomer … Read more

An extinction-level asteroid that could one day hit Earth has been found hiding near Venus

Those who have driven a car are certainly familiar with the idea of ​​blind spots – areas around you where you can’t see easily and are therefore uniquely vulnerable to threats. This principle applies to hunting asteroids just as easily. As telescope technology continues to advance, astronomers have used their scopes to look into those … Read more

The dangerous debt of the corporate race in space

https://cdn.heleo.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/06172408/BB_Mary-Jane-Rubenstein_MIX.mp3 Mary Jane Rubinstein writes about the mythical assumptions underlying contemporary science and philosophy. She teaches Religion and Science Studies at Wesleyan University. Below, Mary Jane shares 5 key insights from her new book, Astrotopia: The Dangerous Debt of the Corporate Space Race. Listen to the audio version – read by Mary Jane herself – … Read more

The UAE Space Agency signs a memorandum of understanding with the Philippine Space Agency

The UAE and the Philippines will cooperate to support space education, through student and graduate exchange programs. The MoU was signed by Salem Butti Salem Al Qubaisi, Director General of the Space Agency, and Joel Joseph Marciano Jr., Director General of the Philippine Space Agency. Image courtesy: UAE Government Media Office The UAE Space Agency … Read more

editorial | Let’s keep an open dialogue about how to protect satellites in orbit

The conflict in Ukraine has highlighted political uncertainty regarding the options available to the United States to protect commercial satellites The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs estimated that there are at least 8261 satellites orbiting the Earth. these assets, worth two trillion dollars, Empowering our national security, economy and civil society. Such as … Read more

Are We Alone in the Universe?: Work Begins in Western Australia on the World’s Most Powerful Radio Telescope | astronomy

The construction of the world’s largest radio astronomy observatory, Square Kilometer Array, has officially begun in Australia after three decades of development. A massive international government effort, the SKA has been hailed as one of the largest science projects of this century. It will enable scientists to trace back to early in the history of … Read more

What are the planets made of?

Our solar system is home to eight different planets categorized into three different types: rocky planets, gas giants, and ice giants. The four inner planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars, are all rocky worlds. Jupiter and Saturn are both gas giants, while the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune, are ice giants. Whether a planet is … Read more