NASA’s data on asteroids may be way off, new billionaire study finds

Nathan Myhrvold, a former Microsoft chief, billionaire, scientist and patent creator recently published a study in which he claims NASA has made many fundamental errors in its analysis of asteroid data.

Kennedy’s Moon Speech – A Turning Point in the History of Space Exploration

“…this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth. “

Supermassive blackholes are giants from birth

At the heart of virtually every galaxy, including the Milky Way, is a supermassive blackhole that’s anywhere from hundreds of thousands to billions of times more massive than the sun. How these cosmic bodies start off is still a subject of debate.

Scientists discover “new” craters on the Moon

A research team discovered two geologically young craters — one 16 million, the other between 75 and 420 million, years old — in the Moon’s darkest regions.

Hypersonic rocket reaches Mach 7.5 — that’s Sydney to London in 2 hours

A joint venture between US Department of Defense and Australian Defence Science and Technology Organization launched a rocket to a mind-boggling Mach 7.5. That’s a speed seven and half times faster than the speed of sound or 5,710 mph (9,200 kmph).

Artificial meteor shower might open the Japan 2020 Olympic Games

One Japanese startup is planning one hell of a fireworks show for the official opening of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

NASA snaps beautiful picture of Mars as it inches over towards Earth

NASA astronomers captured a beautiful image of Mars on May 12, when the planet was just 50 million miles away from Earth. Bright snow-capped polar regions and rolling clouds above the rusty landscape show that Mars is a dynamic, seasonal planet, not an inert rock barreling through space.