Before life appeared on land some 400 million years ago, all life on Earth including the mind evolved in the sea. Astronomers have recently conjectured that blue exoplanets with endless oceans may be orbiting many of the Milky Way’s one trillion stars. In 2016, for example, Kepler astronomers discovered planets that are unlike anything in our solar system –a “water world” planetary system orbiting the star Kepler-62. This five-planet system has two worlds in the habitable zone — their surfaces completely covered by an endless global ocean with no land or mountains in sight.
In 2018, a scientific mega-project –the 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope in the remote South African town of Carnarvon–went online to unlock cosmic puzzles from dark energy to detecting extraterrestrial life.
“We have found a giant, exceptional relic of a disrupted galaxy,” says observational astronomer Noah Brosch at The Florence and George Wise Observatory at Tel Aviv University, about the 2018 discovery of a disrupted galaxy resembling a giant tadpole, complete with an elliptical head and a long, straight tail, about 300 million light years away from Earth. The galaxy is one million light-years long from end to end, ten times larger than the Milky Way.
Today’s stories range from The Many Worlds of the Multiverse to An Invisible Mirror World Might Be Making Our Universe Expand to Aliens Created Our Universe in a Lab, and much more.
Today’s stories range from Signals of Extinct Extraterrestrial Civilizations –Echo Throughout the Milky Way to The Secret of the Bulge a the Milky Way’s Center, and much more.
Today’s stories range from How common is life in the Universe? And how can we find out? to Primordial black holes may lurk throughout the universe, and much more. “The Galaxy Report” brings you news of space and science that has the capacity to provide clues to the mystery of our existence and adds a much needed cosmic perspective in our current Anthropocene Epoch.