Nasa’s chief scientist ‘worried’ world is not ready for discovery of life on Mars

Leading astronomer says discovery will open up ‘whole new line of thinking’ Source: www.independent.co.uk/news/science/nasa-mars-life-discovery-space-exomars-rover-chief-scientist-jim-green-a9125076.html

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Physicists Just Released Step-by-Step Instructions for Building a Wormhole

Physicists Just Released Step-by-Step Instructions for Building a Wormhole All you need are two black holes and a few cosmic strings and voila! Instant wormhole. Source: www.space.com/building-a-wormhole-with-cosmic-strings.html

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Astrophysicists Link Brightening of Pulsar Wind Nebula to Pulsar Spin-down Rate Transition—Chinese Academy of Sciences

Astrophysicists Link Brightening of Pulsar Wind Nebula to Pulsar Spin-down Rate Transition---Chinese Academy of Sciences Astrophysicists have discovered that the pulsar wind nebula (PWN) surrounding the famous pulsar B0540-69 brightened…

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Schmitt-Cassegrain Collimation Made Easy Using a Duncan Mask | Alpha Lyrae

  Schmitt-Cassegrain Collimation Made Easy Using a Duncan Mask | Alpha Lyrae Very simple method of achieving excellent collimation of a Schmitt-Cassegrain using a home made Duncan Mask. Source: alpha-lyrae.co.uk/2013/12/31/schmitt-cassegrain-collimation-made-easy-using-a-duncan-mask/

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Thirty Meter Telescope forges ahead with Canary Islands site – Physics World

  Thirty Meter Telescope forges ahead with Canary Islands site – Physics World Officials at the protest-hit telescope seek a construction permit for the island of La Palma Source: physicsworld.com/a/thirty-meter-telescope-forges-ahead-with-canary-islands-site/

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German-Russian Astronomy Satellite Launches – Sky & Telescope

German-Russian Astronomy Satellite Launches - Sky & Telescope Spektrum-Röntgen-Gamma, a long-delayed and much-modified X-ray astronomy package carrying the EROSITA telescope, launched successfully on Saturday. Source: www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/german-russian-astronomy-satellite-launches/?fbclid=IwAR0otfhsP6NH-XD016k6Q6rfXE8DnShMkP6Nk6jgZfTF5QZVzJHO2wjhuuA

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