Spacefaring Worms Show How Gravity Affects Genes

Spacefaring Worms Show How Gravity Affects Genes New research involving nemotode worms aboard the ISS have shown that the effects of microgravity extend to the genetic level. The post Spacefaring Worms Show How Gravity Affects Genes appeared first on Universe Today. Universe Today Go to Source

Will the Starship Make a 15 km Hop Test on Wednesday?

Will the Starship Make a 15 km Hop Test on Wednesday? According to recent statements and preparations at Boca Chica, SpaceX could be attempting a high-altitude flight test with the Starship as early as tomorrow! The post Will the Starship Make a 15 km Hop Test on Wednesday? appeared first on Universe Today. Universe Today […]

Spiral-shaped Planetary Disks Should Be More Common. Giant Planets Might Be Disrupting Their Formation

Spiral-shaped Planetary Disks Should Be More Common. Giant Planets Might Be Disrupting Their Formation Planetary system formation is a process that involves astounding and complex forces.  Humans have only just started trying to understand what goes on in this extraordinarily important phase of the development of new worlds.  As such, we are continuing to make […]

The Arecibo Observatory Platform Has Collapsed

The Arecibo Observatory Platform Has Collapsed Early this morning, the 900-ton instrument platform suspended above the Arecibo Observatory collapsed and crashed down on the iconic telescope’s giant dish. The collapse occurred at about 7:55 a.m. local time, officially ending any possible hopes of refurbishing the famous observatory in Puerto Rico. Images of the collapse and […]

New jets seen blasting out of the center of a galaxy

New jets seen blasting out of the center of a galaxy Giant black holes can launch jets that extend for tens of thousand of light-years, blasting clean out of their host galaxies. These jets can last for tens of millions of years. Recently astronomers have spotted the first-ever jet in the process of forming, creating […]

My Dad Made a Table That Looks Like Jupiter

My Dad Made a Table That Looks Like Jupiter My Dad’s a pretty good woodworker, and recently completed a wooden table that looks surprisingly like Jupiter, Great Red Spot, atmospheric bands and all. Here’s the original table from a bit of a side angle: And here’s what it looks like when it’s orbiting the Sun, […]