How Do We Handle Medical Emergencies In Space?

Handling medical emergencies in space is very different than handling them on Earth! What would happen if a person got a major cut, or suffered a heart attack? Trace discusses why it’s so difficult to handle these emergencies, and how some students are developing a portable ultrasound for space! Follow DNews on Twitter: Follow Trace …

Everything We Know About The Andromeda Galaxy

Andromeda is 2.5 million years away and yet when we look up at the night sky chances are you can see it with your naked eye. What do we know about this neighboring galaxy? Read More: Andromeda Galaxy Is Surrounded by a Supersized Gas Halo “One of the Milky Way’s closest galactic neighbors is surrounded …

Why Astronauts Have A Hard Time Sleeping In Space

Sleeping in space can be very difficult, and many astronauts turn to sleeping aids to fall asleep. Are these astronauts abusing these drugs? Join Trace as he explains why it’s hard to sleep in space. Read More: Prevalence of sleep deficiency and use of hypnotic drugs in astronauts before, during, and after spaceflight: an observational …

How Do We See Things From Space?

NASA recently announced that they will be using satellites to help find the missing Malaysian Airline Flight 370. How can these satellites see objects clearly despite being incredibly far away? Trace is here to explain. Read More: How Satellites Work “Down on the ground, satellites can look very similar — shiny boxes or cylinders adorned …

The Mystery Of The Moon Is Finally Solved!

For 55 years, scientists have not fully understood how the moon was formed, and why the far side and the near side look drastically different. Now, they believe they finally have solved this mystery, and Trace is here to tell you all about it. Follow DNews on Twitter: Follow Trace on Twitter: Read More: 55-year …

What Is The Deep Space Network & How Does It Work?

Satellites and rovers in space use the Deep Space Network to get information back to Earth. What is it and how does it work? How GPS Works ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Deep Space Network – Communications “We are the first humans in history to experience and see, through …

Europe’s New GPS System Is Already Broken!… Can We Fix It?

On Galileo’s 18 GPS satellites, there are 9 broken atomic clocks. How do we fix satellites when they break? How Satellites Track Your Exact Location – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Galileo satellites experiencing multiple clock failures “The onboard atomic clocks that drive the satellite-navigation signals on Europe’s Galileo network …