Planet 9 Might Be a Black Hole

The weird orbits of Trans-Neptunian Objects (TNOs) and an excess amount of microlensing events in the 5-year OGLE dataset can be simultaneously explained by a new population of astrophysical bodies with mass several times that of Earth. Researchers propose that these objects to be primordial black holes (PBHs) and point out the orbits of TNOs would be altered if one of these PBHs was captured by the Solar System, inline with the Planet 9 hypothesis. Capture of a free floating planet is a leading explanation for the origin of Planet…

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Age of Steel Spaceliners

Source: Brian Wang Elon Musk says his best ever rocket design decision was switching to 301 stainless steel for the construction of the SpaceX Super Heavy Starship. SpaceX was already the fastest builder of rockets. SpaceX has built the orbital prototype of the Starship to near completion in four months. SpaceX is continuing to develop faster and lighter construction as they iterate on construction and design. Highlights * SpaceX Super Heavy Starship will fly to orbit around March 2020. It could fly astronauts by fourth quarter of 2020* Full reusability…

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NASA And ESA Announce Plans For “Insurance Policy For Earth”

Source: Mac Slavo NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) and the ESA (Europeans Space Agency) are finally ready to test the Earth’s planetary defenses to see whether we can successfully defend ourselves from the apparent scourge of “space rocks”. Calling it an “insurance policy for Earth,” scientists intend to smash a spacecraft into an asteroid at over 14,000 miles per hour. According to RT, the target they have chosen to crash a spacecraft into is the asteroid Didymos B.  This space rock is roughly 160 meters in diameter, one half…

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Secret Pentagon space programs are being driven primarily by fears over rising Chinese capabilities

Source: Jon Dougherty (NationalSentinel) The Pentagon’s emerging secret space defense programs are being developed in large part to counter a rising threat to U.S. orbital assets from both Russia and China, though the latter poses the more significant risk, according to Defense Department officials. Writing at Forbes, senior aerospace and defense contributor Loren Thompson reported that a recent briefing to Trump Cabinet members by a top Air Force commander was highly classified and covered threats to American space-based military and civilian assets posed by Moscow and Beijing, both of whom are…

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China’s Lunar Rover Has Found Something Weird on the Far Side of the Moon

Source: Andrew Jones China’s Chang’e-4 lunar rover has discovered an unusually colored, ‘gel-like’ substance during its exploration activities on the far side of the moon. The mission’s rover, Yutu-2, stumbled on that surprise during lunar day 8. The discovery prompted scientists on the mission to postpone other driving plans for the rover, and instead focus its instruments on trying to figure out what the strange material is. Day 8 started on July 25; Yutu-2 began navigating a path through an area littered with various small impact craters, with the help…

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Did Astronauts Really Go 1000 Times Farther Than They Can Today – 50 Years Ago?

Source: Bart Sibrel Have you ever wondered why they claimed to have walked on the moon in 1969, on the very first attempt, even though right here on earth Mt. Everest and the South Pole took numerous tries before success, allegedly accomplishing this amazing feat with fifty year older technology (a cell phone has one million times more computing power than all of NASA did back then), yet fifty years later, the farthest that astronauts can travel from the earth is only one-thousandth the distance to the moon, despite five decades more…

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Trump Launches New US Space Command, With Vintage ‘Netscape-style’ Website

There’s something eerily awkward about the roll-out of this latest venture by the US federal government. It’s as if Washington is claiming imminent domain over outer space. Equally as awkward is the 1990s looking, Netscape-style website accompanying the roll-out of this new program. “Earth to Washington…” IMAGE: The flag of USSPACECOM On August 29th, US President Donald Trump, with Vice President Mike Pence, announced the establishment of a new US Space Command. Watch: [embedded content] South Front reports… This was a follow-up on a December 18th memo in which Trump…

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The weird, repeating signals from deep space just tripled

Fast radio bursts are getting more attention from scientists, who can now detect more of them. Source: Eric Mack Scientists suddenly have a whole lot more data on one of the strangest and most recent mysteries in the cosmos, so-called fast radio bursts (FRBs). First discovered in 2007, these fleeting blasts of radio waves originate thousands, millions or even billions of light years from Earth. FRBs have influenced the design of new radio telescopes like the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME). And now a team of Canadian and American…

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Indian Spacecraft Carrying Lunar Rover Enters Moon’s Orbit

India is now set to join a very exclusive international club, hoping to become the fourth country to successfully land in the Moon, behind the US, Russia (USSR), and China. Addressing the world’s media, K Sivan, Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said the new mission had achieved a milestone. “Chandrayaan-2 mission crossed a major milestone today, the precise lunar orbit insertion maneuver was carried out at 9 am for about 30 minutes and Chandrayaan 2 was precisely inserted in the defined orbit.” ISRO officials are confident that…

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Animated Rendering of Space Battles With Nuclear Orion Spaceships

Source: Brian Wang Animations of nuclear battleship Orions fighting in space. It was created by Rhysy who has made some of the best Project Orion related animations. In George Dyson’s book, he mentioned an Orion battleship model that was shown to President Kennedy. President Kennedy chose not to develop the project. Kennedy made this choice because he did not want the arms race to go that extreme. This was not a cancellation based upon technical problems. Russia is now building superweapon concepts that were conceived in the 1960s that were…

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WTF? ‘Supervillain’ Elon Musk Wants To ‘Nuke Mars’

Plans to make ‘Nuke Mars’ T-shirts Source: Kelen McBreen | Infowars.com SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out a tweet Thursday night, reviving his idea of hitting Mars with nuclear weapons in an attempt to make the Red Planet more inhabitable for humans. Musk believes initiating this plan would melt the planet’s polar ice caps and release CO2, creating a “greenhouse effect.” The Tesla CEO followed his original tweet by adding, “T-shirt soon.” This isn’t the first time Musk has advocated bombarding the planet with thermonuclear weaponry. In 2015,…

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Mars Mystery: Scientists Baffled by Unusual Methane Spikes That Hint at Life

Recent study rules out “wind erosion” theory, meaning methane is coming from somewhere else Source: Kit Daniels | Infowars.com The mysterious cause for an “unusually high” spike in methane on Mars is baffling scientists, with some even asking if the source is biological. A recent study suggests that wind erosion is an “unlikely mechanism” to produce the relatively high levels of methane detected by the Curiosity rover and by other methods of observation. “The questions are: where is this methane coming from, and is the source biological?” said principal investigator…

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NASA Discovers New Nearby ‘Super-Earth’ Which Might Sustain Human Life

If found to have an atmosphere, GJ 357 d could be promising for future human colonization © NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Chris Smith. NASA has just discovered a potential “super-Earth” outside our solar system which is located comfortably inside its star’s habitable zone, meaning it could be ripe for human colonization. While monitoring the star named GJ 357, which sits just 31 light years away in the constellation Hydra, the space agency’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) caught the star dimming every 3.9 days, indicating the presence of at least…

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The Curiosity rover found a massive spike in methane that could point to life on Mars

Source: Nicole Einbinder The NASA Curiosity rover made a remarkable discovery this week that may hint at signs of life on Mars. The surprising development, reported on by The New York Times, brings legitimacy to the long-held notion that aliens may actually be occupying the red planet. According to a measurement taken on Wednesday by NASA’s Curiosity rover, scientists unearthed high amounts of methane in the air on Mars — indicating microbes could survive on the planet. As The Times noted, methane is typically just produced by living things. Business…

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Alternative News Video: The Most Significant Leak About Extraterrestrial Craft Just Went Public

Source: Arjun Walia The Facts:A recently leaked document has exposed notes taken by legendary scientist Dr. Eric Davis during a meeting he had Admiral Thomas Ray Wilson, who was the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, regarding extraterrestrial space craft. Reflect On:UFOs used to be a conspiracy, now they are quite mainstream and their existence is backed by tremendous amounts of evidence. The next question is, where are they from, and who made them? Will this information be suppressed too? A quote I love to use in many of my…

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Developing space mystery bewilders scientists (help needed)

Source: Horn News In what sounds like the plot of a summer sci-fi blockbuster, astronomers have detected a sudden and startling change on the planet Jupiter. Massive plumes are erupting straight from the planet’s most defining feature: the famous “Great Red Spot.” “I haven’t seen this before in my 17-or-so years of imaging Jupiter,” veteran observer Anthony Wesley of Australia told the Space Weather Archive website. Sponsored: ATTENTION SENIORS: How to restore your memory in 1 hour Some of these massive disturbances – called “streamers,” “flakes” and “blades” – are…

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Jupiter Will Appear its Biggest, Brightest, and Most Visible Next Week. This Is the Best Way to See It

Source: Time During the month of June, Jupiter will be at its biggest and brightest in the sky, offering even casual skywatchers the opportunity to get a good look at the largest planet in the solar system — with no special equipment required. Jupiter will be easily visible to the naked eye all month long, with the most ideal conditions happening next week; with a pair of binoculars you will be able to get an even more spectacular view of the planet, as well as the four largest Jovian moons.…

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Scientists Trying To Fathom Mysterious Flashes Of Light On Surface Of The moon

Strange flashes of light are coming from the Moon Several times a week Scientists are to investigate mysterious, unexplained flashes of light seen on the surface of the moon. Known as ‘The transient luminous lunar phenomena’ the strange flashes occur several times a week and illuminate parts of the moon’s landscape for a short period of time before vanishing. There are also spots that temporarily darken. Metro reports: Sometimes, a reverse effect which causes the lunar surface to darken has also been observed. Although there are several theories about the…

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Carnival of Space 613 – Super Alien Neutrino Communication

Source: Universe Today – Advanced Civilizations Could be Communicating with Neutrino Beams. Transmitted by Clouds of Satellites Around Neutron Stars or Black Holes Dr. Albert Jackson of the Houston-based technology company Triton Systems recently released a study where he proposed how an advanced ETI could use rely on a neutron star or black hole to focus neutrino beams to create a beacon. Jackson suggests that a Type II civilization would be capable of enclosing a neutron star or black hole through the creation of a large constellation of neutrino-transmitting satellites.…

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SpaceX Single Stage to Orbit Starship

The new upper stage of the SpaceX Super Heavy Starship is called the Starship. Elon Musk has described that the Starship can make it to orbit in a single stage but it would not be able to have a heat shield, landing propellant or landing legs. It is single stage to orbit with virtually no payload or it is reusable. Advertisements Rate this: Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Related Source

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Jeff Bezos Details Vision of Colonizing the Solar System

Jeff Bezos discussed his vision to go to space to benefit Earth. He announced the Blue Moon lunar lander and provided updates on the New Shepard sub-orbital rocket and other Blue Origin activity. Jeff’s vision is for humanity to colonize space and for civilization to become primarily space-based. Industry will move to space and the resources of the solar system will be used so that growth can continue. There is billions of times the resources of the Earth in the solar system. Blue Moon lunar lander is a large lunar…

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