Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Mars has no alien life, just rocks

There are many strange rocks on Mars. Some may look unusual and this causes some excitement among conspiracy theorists, but settle down, it’s just rocks.

February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Telescope finds motherlode of alien planets

NASA astronomers nearly doubled the number of alien worlds known to humanity on Wednesday, reporting the discovery of 715 planets located in nearby solar systems. The discoveries bring the total … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

NASA owns the moon, offers mining opportunities

NASA is now working with private companies to take the first steps in exploring the moon for valuable resources like helium 3 and rare earth metals. Initial proposals are due … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Oldest star in Universe discovered

Astronomers in Australia have found the oldest known star in the universe, a discovery that may re-write our understanding of the universe directly following the Big Bang. The team from … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Coldest spot in known universe: NASA to study almost absolute zero matter at ISS

NASA has revealed its plans to create the coldest spot in the known universe on board the International Space Station in 2016. The researchers are preparing to study matter at … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Unknown Cloud Seen from Space Station

Unknown Cloud Seen from Space Station Added by Kimberly Ruble on October 13, 2013. This weekend, an astronaut from Italy, Luca Parmitano, put some very strange photographs upon his account … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Video: Stunning video shows Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo complete supersonic test flight

The company says the reusable space vehicle was carried by airplane to 46,000 feet (14,020 meters) on Friday and then released. The craft then used its rocket motor to reach … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · 1 Comment
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