The Voyager 2 scientific mission extended by 3 years

Voyager 2: Spacecraft with a large white satellite dish and long thin antennae.

Artist’s concept of a spaceship Traveling in the dark of space. The Voyagers are identical. NASA has devised a way for Voyager 2 to continue operating despite a dwindling power supply. This new plan will allow Voyager 2 to continue its scientific operations for another 3 years instead of stopping this year. Image via NASA/JPL-Caltech. … Read more

Webb Space Telescope sees a massive protocluster of galaxies in the early universe

The seven galaxies

A protocluster of seven galaxies was first confirmed at a redshift distance of 7.9. According to the European Space Agency – an international partner of the James Webb Space Telescope along with NASA and the Canadian Space Agency – the term “redshift” refers to how the wavelength of light is stretched and considered to be … Read more

Astronomers Just Found 25 Mysterious Repeating Radio Signals From Space

Fast Radio Bust - Artist's impression - eso1915a

The repetition of fast radio bursts remains a mystery to astronomers, but these new findings could lead to key answers about them and also provide insight into other mysteries of the cosmos. Fast radio bursts, or FRBs, are short, powerful pulses of radio waves detected from space. Some can last up to three seconds, while … Read more