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NASA Makes Final Preparations to Crash Spacecraft into Asteroid

NASA Makes Final Preparations to Crash Spacecraft into Asteroid

The American space agency NASA is making final preparations to crash a spacecraft into an asteroid in the world’s first planetary defense test. The mission is called the Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or DART. The DART spacecraft launched on its trip to the asteroid last November. On September 26, it will aim to strike the …

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NASA Finds Evidence of Carbon Dioxide in Exoplanet Atmosphere

NASA Finds Evidence of Carbon Dioxide in Exoplanet Atmosphere

The newly deployed James Webb Space Telescope has discovered the first clear evidence of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of a planet outside our solar system. The American space agency NASA confirmed the evidence, which it said was discovered in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a star about 700 light years from Earth. Planets …

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Scientists Find Evidence of Oldest Dark Matter in the Universe

Scientists Find Evidence of Oldest Dark Matter in the Universe

Researchers say they have discovered evidence of the oldest dark matter ever observed in the universe. Dark matter remains mysterious. Scientists believe that the material makes up more than one quarter of the universe. But it cannot be directly seen or felt. Astronomers have theorized that dark matter exists because of gravity’s observed effects on …

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Scientists Study Inner Ear to Determine Beginnings of Mammals

Scientists Study Inner Ear to Determine Beginnings of Mammals

Mammals can produce their own body heat and control their body temperatures. This process is known as endothermy or warm-bloodedness. Scientists believe that it may be the reason why mammals probably rule almost everyone ecosystem. Warm-blooded mammals are more active than cold-blooded animals. They can live in different environments, from the frozen arctic to the …

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