Science & Space

Holoportation: Virtual 3D Teleportation in Real-time by Microsoft For Post-Covid World

Holoportation: Virtual 3D Teleportation in Real-time by Microsoft For Post-Covid World

Microsoft is continuing to pitch the promises of its mixed reality technology in the workplace. In a new demonstration, officials
Could Earth really be destroyed by an asteroid? An astronomer weighs in

Could Earth really be destroyed by an asteroid? An astronomer weighs in

Armageddon, in all its space suit-wearing, Aerosmith-playing glory, landed in movie theaters on July 1, 1998, making it about as
Out of Nowhere, a Global Magnetic Anomaly

Out of Nowhere, a Global Magnetic Anomaly

Lately, Earth’s magnetic field has been quiet. Very quiet. The sun is in the pits of what may turn out
NASA head of human spaceflight suddenly resigns days before ‘historic’ space mission

NASA head of human spaceflight suddenly resigns days before ‘historic’ space mission

A leading figure at Nasa responsible for the agency’s human spaceflight programs has suddenly resigned just days before the US
21st Space Wing Commander Found Dead In His Home

21st Space Wing Commander Found Dead In His Home

The commander of the 21st Space Wing, headquartered at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, has died. Colonel Thomas
70 Trillion Frames Per Second: World’s fastest camera  could capture nuclear fusion and radioactive molecule decay for the first time

70 Trillion Frames Per Second: World’s fastest camera could capture nuclear fusion and radioactive molecule decay for the first time

Scientists say they’ve developed a camera that can record 70 trillion frames per second and could be used to capture
Scientists reveal flowing new evidence of raging ancient rivers of water on Mars

Scientists reveal flowing new evidence of raging ancient rivers of water on Mars

While they probably wouldn’t have been recommended to kayak or raft upon, Mars’ ancient waterways are helping to redefine how we view
Space-launched darts that strike like meteors : Rods of God

Space-launched darts that strike like meteors : Rods of God

Below are some older articles that I thought were interesting to archive on the site, specifically the talk about a
‘Planet’ disappears from sight prompting surprise and suspicions that it never actually existed

‘Planet’ disappears from sight prompting surprise and suspicions that it never actually existed

What was thought to be a planet beyond our solar system appears to have disappeared, astronomers say. And the unexpected behaviour
Comet Y4 ATLAS Breaks Up…Enter Comet F8 SWAN

Comet Y4 ATLAS Breaks Up…Enter Comet F8 SWAN

At the moment a promising comet is fading, a newly discovered cosmic snowball has been spotted in an outburst phase,
Robots Make Food Deliveries In Virginia During Coronavirus

Robots Make Food Deliveries In Virginia During Coronavirus

Fairfax City has partnered with Starship Technologies to allow restaurants and stores to use the company’s sidewalk robots for deliveries
Tonight’s “pink moon” will be the largest supermoon of the year

Tonight’s “pink moon” will be the largest supermoon of the year

Americans across the country can take a welcome break from coronavirus confinement as a super “pink moon” rises in the sky
COVID-19 forces Earth’s largest telescopes to close

COVID-19 forces Earth’s largest telescopes to close

The alarm sounded at around 3 a.m. on April 3. An electrical malfunction had stalled the behemoth South Pole Telescope
Did you see it? Meteor lights up sky over Nashville

Did you see it? Meteor lights up sky over Nashville

A meteor was spotted high above Nashville early Thursday morning. Sky 5 was up in the air when pilot Jason
NASA confirms ‘potentially hazardous’ skyscraper-sized asteroid to fly past Earth this month

NASA confirms ‘potentially hazardous’ skyscraper-sized asteroid to fly past Earth this month

If a global pandemic wasn’t enough, we now have to deal with a new threat. NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object
Chunk of Yellowstone National Park, size of Chicago,  ‘breathing’ in and out due to magma trapped underneath

Chunk of Yellowstone National Park, size of Chicago, ‘breathing’ in and out due to magma trapped underneath

An area the size of Chicago in Yellowstone National Park has been inflating and deflating by several inches over the
Akure ‘explosion’ was impact from meteors NOT explosives

Akure ‘explosion’ was impact from meteors NOT explosives

The explosion that rocked Akure, Ondo state capital, on Saturday, was caused by a giant rock from space known as
Telescope operations atop Mauna Kea shut down in response to virus order

Telescope operations atop Mauna Kea shut down in response to virus order

Observatories on Hawaii’s tallest mountain have shut down operations in response to the governor’s stay-at-home order aimed at preventing the