NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to Hunt for Signs of Alien Life

Finding signs of life on the earth-sized planets of the TRAPPIST-1 system and on Saturn’s moon Enceladus are among the science targets that NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has following its launch and commissioning, mission officials have announced. These specific observations are part of a programme of Guaranteed Time Observations […]

Nasa’s New Horizons Finds Space Around Pluto to Be Nearly Dust-Free

Space environment around Pluto and its moons is almost empty, containing only about six dust particles per cubic mile, according to data collected by a student-built instrument riding on Nasa’s New Horizons spacecraft. The spacecraft found only a handful of dust grains, the building blocks of planets, when it whipped […]