What’s happening in the depths of distant worlds?

Washington, D.C.— The physics and chemistry that take place deep inside our planet are fundamental to the existence of life as we know it. But what forces are at work in the interiors of distant worlds, and how do these conditions affect their potential for habitability? New work led by Carnegie’s Earth and Planets Laboratory … Read more

Drones on Mars: Skycopters May Be Exploring Mars Soon After Ground-Breaking Test in A Volcano!

NASA and SpaceX are very eager to find out whether there is life on Mars. For instance, NASA’s planned Mars Life Explorer will have to dig deeper into the Red Planet to solve the long-standing mystery of life on the planet. SpaceX, on the other hand, is also looking forward to colonizing Mars in the … Read more

The Sun has 8 billion years left, Earth not so much; European Space Agency data reveals

The Sun is not going to be around forever, and scientists are now able to predict what lies in the future of the Star that powers our Solar System. While we will not be around to witness it, it’s important to understand the situation. European Space Agency’s (ESA) star mapping GAIA mission now gives us … Read more

Stargazing: A reason for us to fear the dark? | star gazing

Before his death on December 29, 1996, Carl Sagan was without a doubt one of the greatest cosmologists to broaden our understanding of the cosmos that surrounds us and in a manner that will never be equaled. In his book “The Pale Blue Dot”, Sagan wrote: “As children, we fear the dark. Anything might be … Read more

China’s Mars Orbiter Takes Selfies From Outer Space | SmartNews

A close-up shows Tianwen-1’s gold body, a solar array that powers the craft, and various antennas in full with Mars as its backdrop. China National Space Administration The China National Space Administration’s (CNSA) Tianwen-1 mission orbiter has pinged Earth with new remarkable images of Mars. The photos included a few cosmic selfies of the spacecraft … Read more

JWST to reveal chemistry of ancient galaxies, is taking data for first of six Carnegie-led projects

Pasadena, CA— The first of six projects led by Carnegie-affiliated astronomers will, for the next three days, use the James Webb Space Telescope to make some of the most-accurate measurements ever taken of the chemistry of very early galaxies—studying light that traveled 10 billion years to reach us. Carnegie’s Gwen Rudie and Allison Strom, formerly … Read more

Season 3, Episode 8, “The Sands Of Ares”

For All Mankindscreenshot: AppleTV+ Despite its elegant VFX and clever alt-history world-building, For All Mankind has always been a space-age soap opera that needs a good villain as much as sympathetic heroes. And anyone who follows commentary around the series knows that viewers don’t love that Danny (Casey W. Johnson) and Karen (Shantel VanSanten) featured … Read more