Solar storm HITTING Earth tomorrow; Radio Blackouts expected in many regions

A solar storm is expected to hit the magnetic fields of Earth tomorrow, August 3. High-speed solar winds moving towards the Earth are responsible for the incoming storm. Aurora display and radio blackouts are expected. Last week witnessed very low solar activity but it seems that the Sun is now finally gearing up. Earlier, it … Read more

Earth Completes Rotation In Less Than 24-Hours, Smashes Record Again For Shortest Day

The cause of the differing speed of Earth’s spin is still unknown. (Queue) On July 29, the Earth broke its record for the shortest day as it completed a full spin in 1.59 milliseconds less than its standard 24-hour rotation. According to the Independent, the planet recently has been increasing its speed. Back in 2020, … Read more

This Record-Breaking ‘Black Widow’ Pulsar Is The Most Massive Neutron Star Yet

One of the most extreme stars in the Milky Way just got even more wack. Scientists have measured the mass of a neutron star named PSR J0952-0607, and found that it’s the most massive neutron star discovered yet, clocking in at a whopping 2.35 times the mass of the Sun. If true, this is very … Read more

New magnet breakthrough could unleash smaller, more potent fusion reactors

Nuclear fusion promises practically limitless energy and an unshackling from the harmful impact of fossil fuel consumption. Now, researchers from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) announced they found a way to build powerful magnets much smaller than ever before, a press statement reveals. The new innovation could help in … Read more

NASA Reveals Ambitious New Plan to Detect Signs of Life on Distant Planets

NASA’s Institute for Advanced Concepts is famous for supporting outlandish ideas in the astronomy and space exploration fields. Since being re-established in 2011, the institute has supported a wide variety of projects as part of its three-phase program. However, so far, only three projects have gone on to receive Phase III funding. And one of … Read more