NASA is building the WFIRST telescope to study dark matter to determine why the universe is expanding at an accelerated rate.
In 1957, the Russian Sputnik 1 was to be the first ever satellite into space. Since then, the USA has more or less dominated the space race with various Apollo missions reaching the moon, not taking into accounts the conspiracy theories of course.
The more you think about it, on a cosmic level, the more you realize our species are just fledglings starting out on the shores of a cosmic ocean.
No, really, that’s probably the best way we could put it without confusing our readers further. According to a team of physicists, this hypothesis checks out with what we know about the universe and current mathematical models.
Take a look at Jupiter’s massive magnetosphere that resembles something from a Lovecraftian space horror, extending 4 million miles from the gas giant’s surface.
An extraterrestrial spacecraft lurking in a satellite’s orbit near Earth would be able to see city lights and pollution in our atmosphere. But what if it searched for signs of life on Earth from afar?