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MIT Researchers Propose Space Bubbles to Stop Climate Change

Reported by Universe Today

Climate change is a real problem. Human caused outputs of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide and methane are the main driver of an unprecedented rise in global average temperatures at a speed never before seen in the Earth’s geologic record. The pr...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Sun, 14 Aug 2022 02:38 +0000

In Wildly Different Environments, Stars End Up Roughly the Same

Reported by Universe Today

When you look at a region of the sky where stars are born, you see a cloud of gas and dust and a bunch of stars. It’s really a beautiful sight. In most places, the stars all end up being about the same mass. That mass is probably the most important f...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Sun, 14 Aug 2022 01:03 +0000

Primordial Black Holes Could Have Triggered the Formation of Supermassive Black Holes

Reported by Universe Today

Computer simulations show the role primordial black holes may have played in the early universe, but the process isn't clear cut. The post Primordial Black Holes Could Have Triggered the Formation of Supermassive Black Holes appeared first on Universe Toda...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 17:30 +0000

Perseid meteor shower of 2022 thrills stargazers despite bright moon (photos)

 Perseid meteor shower of 2022 thrills stargazers despite bright moon (photos)

Reported by Space

Stargazers around the world captured some dazzling views of the Perseid meteor shower as it peaked overnight Friday and Saturday (Aug. 12-13) ...
  • By: tmalik@space.com (Tariq Malik)
  • On: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 14:43 +0000

'For All Mankind' showrunners discuss the explosive season 3 finale

 'For All Mankind' showrunners discuss the explosive season 3 finale

Reported by Space

What could more pivotal to NASA history than landing the first humans on Mars? As revealed in the season 3 finale of "For All Mankind," the answer could be much more terrestrial. Warning: spoilers. ...
  • By: robert@collectspace.com (Robert Z. Pearlman)
  • On: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 14:20 +0000

See the huge solar wings of China's space station in motion above Earth (video)

 See the huge solar wings of China's space station in motion above Earth (video)

Reported by Space

China’s space station recently gained a new module and with it a pair of huge, solar energy-capturing “wings” that can rotate as the outpost orbits the Earth. ...
  • By: andrew.w.jones@protonmail.com (Andrew Jones)
  • On: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 12:12 +0000