Becky Ferreira

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Scientists Have Observed the Exposed Core of a Giant Planet

If a normal planet is an avocado, then all that remains (or maybe all that ever existed) of the bizarre planet TOI-849B is the pit.
Becky Ferreira
5 days ago
tech-science

A Massive Star Has Seemingly Vanished from Space With No Explanation

Astronomers are trying to figure out whether the star collapsed into a black hole without going supernova, or if it disappeared in a cloud of dust.
Becky Ferreira
6.30.20
tech-science

How to Take Stunning Pictures of Space at Home

We talked to skywatchers from around the world to find out how they got their most incredible shots and how anyone can do the same—anywhere, on any budget, even during a pandemic.
Becky Ferreira
6.29.20
tech-science

Future Humans Can Mine Black Holes for Energy by Feeding Them, Experiment Suggests

A famed physicist dreamed decades ago that future humans, or aliens, could generate energy from black holes. Now, physicists have experimentally shown that it could one day be possible.
Becky Ferreira
6.24.20
tech-science

Scientists Cataloged 'One of Everything' in the Universe to Hunt Aliens

The new "Exotica Catalog" from Breakthrough Listen aims to accelerate the search for alien life by providing a catalog of every known object type in the observable universe.
Becky Ferreira
6.23.20
tech-science

Scientists Found a Mysterious Structure of Deep Shafts Near Stonehenge

The monumental underground structures were discovered in a vast circle just two miles from Stonehenge, and fulfilled an unknown purpose.
Becky Ferreira
6.22.20
tech-science

SpaceX Wants You to Try Getting Internet From Space with Starlink

Hundreds of Starlink satellites are currently orbiting Earth, and SpaceX is asking people to sign up for a chance to test out their service.
Becky Ferreira
6.18.20
tech-science

The Milky Way Contains 36 Contactable Alien Civilizations, Scientists Estimate

Scientists estimated how many alien societies in the Milky Way can send interstellar messages. But just because they can talk does not mean we will hear them.
Becky Ferreira
6.15.20
tech-science

Scientists Have Discovered Vast Unidentified Structures Deep Inside the Earth

Scientists combed through nearly 30 years of earthquake data to probe huge and mysterious objects near the Earth's core.
Becky Ferreira
6.11.20
tech-science

Thousands of Scientists Are Striking for Black Lives

Thousands of scientists and institutions such as Nature, the American Physical Society, and arXiv are striking or shutting down today in support of protests and to advocate for a more inclusive STEM community.
Becky Ferreira
6.10.20
tech-science

Scientists Uncovered a Hidden Pattern in a Mysterious Signal from Space

The repeating burst is coming to us in an unexplained 157-day cycle, astronomers discovered, and its active phase should be starting now.
Becky Ferreira
6.8.20
tech-science

New Observations Suggest the Universe Is Becoming Increasingly Chaotic

In the latest datapoint supporting the radical idea that the universe isn’t totally random, a scientist’s observations of about 200,000 galaxies suggest a “rather exotic” model of a spinning universe that is losing its structure over time.
Becky Ferreira
6.5.20
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