Planet Earth Report –“Magnetic Field Almost Collapsed to NASA’s Alien Moon Rock”

Earth from the ISS


The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to headline news on the science, technology, discoveries, and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.


NASA’s New “Fermi Guide” to Advanced Alien Life (Weekend Feature)


Alien Technology


This past December 2018 an exciting event took place: NASA researcher Silvano Colombano, who works for the agency’s Ames Research Center in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, published a white paper that Enrico Fermi would have given a rave review titled “New Assumptions to Guide SETI Research.” In short, the document was a fresh look at the Fermi Paradox that attempts to answer the eternal human question: Are we alone? Where is evidence of another advanced civilization?


New Habitable Kepler World –“Human Eyes Found It Hidden in the Data”

Neptune Exoplanet


NASA’s Kepler Mission K2 team announced the discovery of another new world today, two months after the Kepler spacecraft ran out of fuel on Oct. 30th, and ended its mission after nine years, during which it discovered 2,600 confirmed planets around other stars – the bulk of those now known – along with thousands of additional candidates astronomers are working to confirm.


Intelligent Alien Life –“Clues May Lie Buried in Kepler Mission Data” (A 2018 Most Viewed)

Habitable Exoplanet


“The search for planets is the search for life,” said Natalie Batalha, a Kepler mission scientist from NASA’s Ames Research Center. “These results will form the basis for future searches for life.”


WATCH Live NASA’s New Horizons Ultima Thule Flyby & Press Briefing

NASA Ultima Thule Flyby


“We are ready for Ultima Thule’s science transmission, science to help us understand the origins of our solar system,” said Alice Bowman, mission operations manager for New Horizons, after the New Horizons spacecraft “phoned home” to confirm it had successfully performed the most distant space flyby in history in the early hours of New Year’s Day after being out of contact for 10 hours.


“-459 F” –NASA Creates Coldest Place in the Universe


Boomerang Nebula


What’s the coldest place you can think of? Forget Antarctica where temperatures plummet to  -120ºF (-85ºC), or the dark side of the Moon, where temperatures reach -280ºF (-173ºC) –inside NASA’s Cold Atom Laboratory on the International Space Station, scientists are creating something even colder: the coldest known spot in the universe.


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