Tonga volcanic eruption the most powerful in more than a century

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN – The volcanic eruption on an island near Tonga in January was as powerful as the 1883 Krakatoa eruption in Indonesia, one of the deadliest and most destructive volcanic events on record. Scientists have … Read more

Incredibly crisp image of a nearby galaxy captured by NASA’s new James Webb Space Telescope

Incredibly crisp image of a nearby galaxy captured by NASA’s new $ 10 billion James Webb Space Telescope demonstrates huge leap in space photography NASA shared side-by-side images captured by its Webb and Spitzer telescopes Both show the Large Magellanic Cloud – a galaxy that orbits the Milky Way But the Webb image captures the … Read more

James Webb Space Telescope’s optical alignment is “perfect,” NASA says

Four-and-a-half months after the James Webb Space Telescope‘s Christmas Day launchengineers have achieved near-perfect alignment of its complex optical system, setting the stage for final instrument calibrations and the release of the first showcase science images in July, officials said Monday. “I’m delighted to report that the telescope alignment has been completed with performance even … Read more

James Webb Space Telescope’s optical alignment is “perfect,” NASA says

Four-and-a-half months after the James Webb Space Telescope‘s Christmas Day launchengineers have achieved near-perfect alignment of its complex optical system, setting the stage for final instrument calibrations and the release of the first showcase science images in July, officials said Monday. “I’m delighted to report that the telescope alignment has been completed with performance even … Read more

James Webb Space Telescope’s optical alignment is “perfect,” NASA says

Four-and-a-half months after the James Webb Space Telescope‘s Christmas Day launchengineers have achieved near-perfect alignment of its complex optical system, setting the stage for final instrument calibrations and the release of the first showcase science images in July, officials said Monday. “I’m delighted to report that the telescope alignment has been completed with performance even … Read more

James Webb Space Telescope’s optical alignment is “perfect,” NASA says

Four-and-a-half months after the James Webb Space Telescope‘s Christmas Day launchengineers have achieved near-perfect alignment of its complex optical system, setting the stage for final instrument calibrations and the release of the first showcase science images in July, officials said Monday. “I’m delighted to report that the telescope alignment has been completed with performance even … Read more

SpaceX to launch another historic astronaut mission tomorrow

New York CNN Business – SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft are headed back to the launch pad, kicking off the second astronaut mission for SpaceX in just one month. On board will be four professional astronauts, destined for the International Space Station, including the first Black woman to join the ISS crew. … Read more

A crucial NASA rocket experiment of Artemis mega moon is underway

Subscribe to CNN’s Science magazine Wonder Theory. Discover the world with information about fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN – The third attempt at the launch of the NASA rocket Artemis I mega moon is underway. The mission team launches a 322-foot (322-foot-long) Artemis I rocket, including NASA’s Aerospace System and Orion spacecraft, at … Read more

The meteor that struck the Earth in 2014 was caused by another star system, scientists say

Experts have confirmed that the meteorite that struck the Earth in January 2014 came from another solar system and is thus the first known object among the stars. In a new memorandum released, officials from the Air Force said that the stone body, 1.5 feet (0.45 meters) wide, ‘was certainly a star object’. Their confirmation … Read more