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01/10/2002 Archived Entry: "Space Astronomy Stuff"
The Chandra X-ray telescope has taken the best ever picture of the centre of the galaxy.
Astronomers have discovered of a planet orbiting, Draconis.
Draconis is an old star that has already burned its hydrogen fuel at its core.
The Kepler Mission will seek evidence for small planets like Earth, orbiting stars similar to the Sun.
I have some more info on Kepler in my May 14th 2001 entry
A scientist is trying to convince other scientists the Sun isn't made of hydrogen but is mostly iron.
Dark Matter is invisible because it does not radiate energy, but it does have mass.
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NASA-Lockheed Martin X-33 space plane has lost the battle, the experimental craft will be dismantled.