The Crazy Way Scientists Launch Rockets From Balloons

Large chemical rockets are needed to launch payloads into space from the ground, but could rockoons, rocket balloons, be a more efficient alternative? Pluto Could Be Made A Planet Again, Along With 102 Other Celestial Bodies – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Rockoon “The Rockoon (balloon-launched rocket) consisted of a …

Astronomers Made A Family Tree For The Stars In Our Galaxy

By studying the chemical makeup of stars, researchers have made a “family tree” for our sun and other stellar bodies. Why Are Most Galaxies Spiral-Shaped? – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Mapping the family tree of stars “By studying chemical signatures found in the stars, they are piecing together these …

What Happens If We Run Out Of Helium?

Helium is used for everything – from scanning groceries to MRI and nuclear engineering! Why is it so important and where can we find more?? SourceFed – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Strange But True: Superfluid Helium Can Climb Walls “You don’t have to worry about a soft drink spontaneously …

Why Is There Air?

Every day, we inhale and exhale the air around us. How did Earth’s atmosphere form? Join Trace as he explains the long evolution of our atmosphere, and why we are able to breathe today! RSVP to our live hangout with NASA JPL that’s happening July 30th at 4pm PDT: Follow DNews on Twitter: Follow Trace …

China’s Crazy Plan To Mine The Moon

China is planning to strip mine the moon for a rare helium, but why? Are they even allowed to do this? Follow Julian on Twitter: Read More: China Plans To Strip Mine The Moon For Rare Helium-3 “Chinese state media has reported the service module of test lunar orbiter has successfully began orbiting the Moon …

Where Does Hydrogen Come From?

Hydrogen is everywhere, and many people think it’s going to be the one of the best forms of alternative energy. Where did it come from, and how abundant is it? What is Hydrogen?: Read More: Facts About Hydrogen “The most abundant element in the universe, hydrogen is also a promising source of “clean” fuel on …