Saturday, October 18, 2014

Saturday in Space - Laniakea, Dark Matter, & ISS Shipping

A breakthrough this year in how we view the universe has scientists reorganizing it in regard to galaxy super-clusters that divide it up in new ways.  It places our home galaxy, the Milky Way, on the fringe of a super-cluster named Laniakea, Hawaiian for "immeasurable heaven."  A recent video uploaded to the Nature Video YouTube channel explains.

A recent article suggests that a "Curious Signal Could Be Dark Matter Pouring From The Sun's Core."  Read more here.

Finally, according to the Popular Science website, "The Space Station Is Getting A UPS-Style Shipping Service."  Learn more of this innovation here.

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