Tag Archives: Solar System

Signs of alien life? Mysterious star stirs controversy

Skeptics will always disagree, especially the religious fanatics among us who believe that God created us and only us and that we are somehow special, but the universe is too vast to not contain countless other living creatures. And yes, … Continue reading

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Methane in Mars Meteorites Suggests Possibility of Life

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: SPACE.com By Charles Q. Choi Methane, a potential sign of primitive life, has been found in meteorites from Mars, adding weight to the idea that life could live off methane on the … Continue reading

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What Was Here Before the Solar System?

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Universe Today by Fraser Cainon May 28, 2015 The Solar System is 4.5 billion years old, but the Universe is much older. What was here before our Solar System formed? The Solar … Continue reading

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Giant asteroid set to buzz Earth, poses no threat

One of these asteroids is going to make “landfall” one day and ruin the flow of our lives… And while the men and women of science track these monsters and try to figure out how to destroy one (should it … Continue reading

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Two more planets in our Solar System, say astronomers

With all of the madness going on in this world, which these days and for decades to come (as with centuries past) has everything to do with religious dogmatism, it’s nice to know that there are scientists out there who … Continue reading

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Depth of Biggest Sea on Saturn’s Moon Titan Measured by NASA Probe

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: SPACE.com By Mike Wall  Kraken Mare, the biggest hydrocarbon sea on Saturn’s huge moon Titan, is at least 115 feet (35 meters) deep and perhaps much deeper, a new study suggests. Radar … Continue reading

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Scientists Have Discovered A Planet They Thought Was Impossible

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Business Insider By Leslie Baehr  The “Godzilla of Earths!” is in the foreground. Behind it is the smaller ‘lava world’. Their sun, in the back, appears to have been created only 3 … Continue reading

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Asteroid Found with Rings! First-of-Its-Kind Discovery Stuns Astronomers

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: SPACE.com By Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor Scientists have made a stunning discovery in the outer realm of the solar system — an asteroid with its own set of rings that orbits … Continue reading

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