Ryugu asteroid 200 million miles from Earth contains the building blocks of LIFE, official claims

Ryugu asteroid 200 million miles from Earth contains the building blocks of LIFE, official claims

An asteroid 200 million miles from Earth has been found to contain the building blocks of life, Japanese scientists say. More than 20 types of amino acids have reportedly been discovered in samples collected from asteroid Ryugu by Tokyo’s Hayabusa2 probe in 2018 and 2019. Experts have previously said the samples are the ‘most primitive … Read more

We Don’t Know Neptune at All

We Don’t Know Neptune at All

You don’t really hear about Neptune, do you? Not as often as the other planets, certainly. Space robots regularly provide snapshots of the surface of Mars and the clouds of Jupiter. Mercury is a frequent scapegoat for astrology-minded folks having a bad day (even though Mercury being in retrograde is actually just an optical illusion). … Read more