Today’s stories include The true story behind Carl Sagan’s cult classic, Contact to Is the Multiverse religion by another name to Will China be the first nation to discover extraterrestrial life, and much more.
Today’s stories from Beyond range from NASA brings standards of evidence to the search for UFOs to The unexpected science from the James Webb’s first images to Investigating Milky Way’s origins.
Today’s stories from our amazing Universe range from Two Weeks In, the Webb Space Telescope Is Reshaping Astronomy to How did Earth avoid a Mars-like fate? to We are Not the First Technological Civilization, and much more.
Today’s stories range from the headline to The Gaia Spacecraft has identified two giant new planets in the Milky Way to James Webb Space Telescope team quietly releases a picture of Jupiter to Building Blocks of RNA Spotted at the Center of the Milky Way to Dark Matter Doesn’t Exist, and much more.
On Tuesday morning, NASA will show off the first pictures and data from the new James Webb Space Telescope. That will bring to an end some 30 years and $10 billion of planning, building, testing and innovating, followed by launch-pad terror, anxiety and anticipation. NASA astronomers predict the JWST will radically change humanity’s perception of the Universe: “We will have the Universe before Webb, and the Universe after Webb.”
Reposted today with new entries from Jacob Misra, Senior Research Investigator at the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science and UCLA’s Mark Morris, a founding member along with Nobel Laurate Andrea Ghez of the UCLA Galactic Center Group.