A hearty globe – and sometimes it can’t be seen – sinks into the planet Sussex – The Irish Times

Harry and Meghan have unveiled the first three episodes of their six-part Netflix documentary. The goal with Harry & Meghan (Netflix, out Thursday), says Harry, is to give their perspective on life, death, and Megxit. “Doesn’t it make sense to hear our story from us?” This story, in the first episode at least, is very … Read more

Early dark energy could explain the crisis in cosmology

In 1916, Einstein finished his theory of general relativity, which describes how gravitational forces alter the curvature of space-time. Among other things, this theory predicted that the universe was expanding, which was confirmed by observations of Edwin Hubble in 1929. Since then, astronomers have looked far into space (and thus, in time) to measure how … Read more

Geopolitics enters into orbit with the space ambitions of the United States and China

Author: Saadia M. Pekanen, University of Washington Space stations are a harbinger of the deepening polarity in international space relations. The United States leads the International Space Station (ISS), and will lead everything that comes after it, but it is no longer seen as the undisputed unipolar power in space. China now also has a … 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

5 ways the universe is telling you it’s time to find a new destiny | Siddharth S Kumar

We are all destined to become something in this world. At a young age, we begin to dream passionately about what we will be like when we get older. As times change, so do our dreams. Self-awareness reveals our capabilities, and this pushes us to change our goals Few people cling to their childhood dreams. … 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

Deadly heatwaves have swept the planet this year: climate change is a national security crisis

This calendar year, the United States brought the third-hottest summer on record, while Europe brought the hottest summer on record. And you can hopefully put aside that it was just funny timing. Last year was the sixth hottest year worldwide. The year before that, 2020 was the hottest year on record. This is no coincidence. … Read more

A gas giant exoplanet twice as massive as Earth has been discovered: ScienceAlert

A newly weighed exoplanet has left astronomers baffled. After taking measurements of a very small, Jupiter-sized exoplanet called HD-114082b, scientists found that its characteristics didn’t quite match either of the two popular models of gas giant planet formation. Simply put, it’s just too heavy for its age. “Compared to currently accepted models, HD-114082b has two … Read more