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This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Astronomers predict that our Milky Way galaxy is on a collision course with Andromeda, and we’ve got just a few billion years to brace for impact. However, the Milky Way might have a history of smashing up other galaxies. A new analysis suggests that our galaxy may have collided with a recently discovered dwarf galaxy

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. NASA has been talking about going back to the moon for a long time, but plans have been accelerated in the last few years. Under the current administration, NASA has been told to push up its timeline and get a crewed mission to the moon by 2024 instead of 2028. That’s just five years away,

Adobe AI Can Detect Manipulated Photos

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Technology can and does make the world a better place, but some of the tools we use to make positive change can also be turned against us to promote falsehoods. Adobe hopes to help slow the spread of fake news with tools to detect manipulated images. The company worked with UC Berkeley scientists to develop

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Scientists have long believed the formation of a quasar in a galaxy would spell the end of star formation there. A new analysis from Allison Kirkpatrick, assistant professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Kansas, suggests that may not be the case. Kirkpatrick found that some galaxies hosting quasars do still seem to

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. One of the most fundamental questions in the search for extra-terrestrial life is also the most basic. In the words of Enrico Fermi: “But where is everybody?” Scientists from many disciplines have considered the question of where and how intelligent life might arise elsewhere in the universe. A new study suggests that complex alien life

Stanford’s Latest AI Helps Doctors Diagnose Brain Aneurysms More Accurately

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. From breast cancer to brain aneurysms, artificial intelligence continues to establish itself as a valuable diagnostic tool. Researchers at Stanford University have created predictive AI to detect the likelihood of aneurysms in brain scans with high accuracy. Although relatively rare, brain aneurysms present suddenly and have a very short timeframe for treatment before they become

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. NASA plans to return to the moon in the next decade, and it won’t just be for a quick visit this time. The agency wants to establish a long-term human presence on and in space around the moon, but that’s going to require new technologies. The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program aims to develop

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Scientists have observed many distant objects with instruments like Hubble and the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope, but everything we’ve seen represents all those stars, nebulae, and galaxies are just the tip of an unfathomable iceberg. Only about 15 percent of the universe is made up of the matter we can see, with the rest

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Scientists studying the moon have made an unexpected discovery. While we have good data on the surface topography, there’s still a lot we don’t know about what lies beneath the craggy craters and dunes. A large crater in the southern polar region appears to contain a large deposit of dense material, possibly the remains of

ESA Plans ‘Space Rider’ Reusable Spacecraft

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. As space agencies look to expand their presence in space, the value of reusable vehicles keeps increasing. SpaceX has seen great success with its Dragon and Falcon 9 combo, for example. The European Space Agency (ESA) has decided to move forward with its Space Rider project, an uncrewed, reusable orbital vehicle that will mate with