Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter’s CLASS Spectrometer Maps Abundance of Sodium on moon for the First Time-ISRO

ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 has done something interesting on the Moon and for that scientists of ISRO looking excited to get into more detail. The X-ray spectrometer ‘CLASS’ on the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter has mapped an abundance of sodium on the moon for the first time, according to the Indian Space Research Organization. Chandrayaan-1 X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer (C1XS) … Read more

This Powerful Asteroid could have Destroyed Earth- Narrowly Missed  

A new study published in Scientific Reports hones in on a comet that passed Earth sometime during 252 and 383 BC. Researchers believe that the comet passed close enough to Earth that debris entered Earth’s atmosphere and was observed by several different civilizations at the time, including Chinese astronomers, the Miami tribe, and the Shawnee tribe. The … Read more

Two Rocky Super-Planets Discovered Around a Nearby Star

A red dwarf star just 105 light-years away may be hosting at least one habitable world. In close orbit around the cool, dim star, scientists have found and confirmed two rocky exoplanets – one comfortably at a distance range to the star known as the habitable zone. Follow-up observations will need to be made to … Read more