TRAPPIST-1 may be home to at least two planets which could hold on to their atmospheres against the solar wind emanating from the ultra-cool red star. If this is proven by further research, this finding could greatly increase the chance that alien life may have formed in this alien solar system. An atmosphere is widely […]Read More Trappist-1 May Be Home to Atmospheres – and with it, Alien Life?
Selecting the Top 10 Astronomy Images of 2017 was a tough choice, but The Cosmic Companion is here to help guide you through some of the most amazing images yet seen of the Universe, adding to the wealth of scientific knowledge gained in 2017. These photographs of our Solar System, nebulae, and galaxies were produced […]Read More Top 10 Astronomy Photos of 2017
NASA may be aiming for Alpha Centauri with a new mission proposed for launch in the year 2069. This would mark the 100th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin setting foot on the Moon. The goal of such a mission would be to explore the nearest alien star system to Earth in hopes of […]Read More NASA Aims for Alpha Centauri in 2069
The Cosmic Companion will be your guide to the wonders of the Cosmos, from the Earth beneath our feet to the most distant quasars. We will explore the majesty of the Universe, the remarkable men and women who spent their lives unraveling the secrets of the cosmic expanse, and the questions that still evade the […]Read More The Cosmic Companion