Category: Space

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Hydrogen volcanoes may increase habitability of exoplanets

David Szondy 8 hours ago 2/28/2017   Does TRAPPIST-1 have three potentially habitable planets or four? New research by scientists at Cornell University led by Ramses Ramirez, indicates that number four is a possibility...

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SOLAR WIND, INCOMING

SOLAR WIND, INCOMING: A canyon-shaped hole in the sun’s atmosphere is spewing a stream of solar wind toward Earth. Polar geomagnetic storms could begin as early as Feb. 28th when the leading edge of...

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Do we need to establish a police force in space?

By Lauren Tousignant February 10, 2017 On January 27, 1967, the United States, United Kingdom and then-Soviet Union, signed the Outer Space Treaty. The short, 17-article document serves as a “constitution” for the worlds...

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Aeroplane passenger captures beautiful geomagnetic storm

Megan Charles, video source Storyful 4 February 2017 • 10:52am This geomagnetic storm was captured on camera from an aeroplane flying east over Canada on Tuesday. Geomagnetic storms produce “auroral currents” known as “northern...

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ANOTHER STREAM OF SOLAR WIND IS COMING

ANOTHER STREAM OF SOLAR WIND IS COMING: As Earth exits one stream of solar wind, another more potent stream is approaching. NOAA forecasters estimate a 50% chance of polar geomagnetic storms beginning late on...