For the first time, humans have observed an object from another star system. Code named ‘Oumuamua, the interstellar visitor is a cigar shaped asteroid the size of a football field. It is traveling at a stunning 85,700 miles per hour so fast that astronomers almost missed it..
For the first time, scientists have identified the existence of a new DNA structure never before seen in living cells..
0183 32 Scientists use large telescopes and knowledge of our own solar system to create complex models that explain how these planets are formed and how they behave. These models reflect our best understanding and undergo continual revision as new information becomes available..
Scientists believe it originated during the violent formation of another star system and was ejected at high speeds. “For decades we’ve theorized that such interstellar objects are out there, and now for the first time we have direct evidence they exist,” states Thomas Zurbuchen,ociate administrator for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate..
For the first time, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves, arriving at the earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe. This confirms a major prediction of Albert Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity and opens an unprecedented new window onto the cosmos..