NASA’s Breakthrough Discovery: Could There Be Life on Other Planets?

Other Planets

Move over—It's getting crowded in this galaxy!On Wednesday, February 26, NASA confirmed reports that it had discovered 715 new planets outside our solar system.The newly discovered planetary bodies are what are called “exoplanets”--that is, planets which, although within our galaxy, do not revolve around our sun. All the new planets are in systems like our solar system, in which multiple planets circle a star. All are closer in size to Earth than to the much larger Jupiter. Four of the n … [Read more...]

Prayer for Just In Case a Satellite Lands on Your Head

Heads up!Talk about being environmentally wasteful!  Here I am, using paper not plastic, recycling my cans and bottles, shunning cars with yellow paint because I hear it’s not good for the environment—and NASA has this rusty old 6½-ton space capsule that’s going to crash land on my head?!That’s the news report, folks.  The Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS), which was launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in 1993 to study climate conditions, is expected to fall … [Read more...]


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