Jeff Bezos speaks in front of a model of Blue Origin's Blue Moon lunar lander, Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Washington.
Patrick Semansky/AP Photo
May 09, 2019 - 6:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos said Thursday he's going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there. Bezos said his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic ship the size of a small house, capable of...
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Justin Udo
January 20, 2019 - 9:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Sunday night's lunar eclipse provides a sight that will not be visible in the region for some time to come. The Franklin Institute chief astronomer Derrick Pitts says the “Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse” is not scientifically accurate for the eclipse, but it gets...
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A view of "Super Earth," which orbits Barnard's Star, nearly seven light-years from Earth.
Villanova University
Mark Abrams
November 17, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Villanova astronomy and planetary science professor is among an international team of astrophysicists who have discovered a planet known among scientists as a Super Earth. Professor Edward Guinan said the discovery of the planet was made near what is called Barnard'...
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Exoplanet Kepler-1625b with a hypothesized moon.
(Dan Durda via AP)
October 03, 2018 - 6:00 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers may have found the first moon outside our solar system, a gas behemoth the size of Neptune. Plenty of planets exist beyond our solar system, but a moon around one of those worlds has yet to be confirmed. Two Columbia University researchers presented their...
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