Huge Black Hole Found

Huge Black Hole Found

Scientists found a huge black hole. The black hole is from 12 billion years ago. It grew by about one percent every million years. That is a very fast growth for a black hole. If the black hole lived in our galaxy now, it would be 10 times brighter than the moon. It...

What Happens to Ants in Space?

Ants were sent to the International Space Station in January 2014 so that scientists could observe them when there is no gravity. Scientists wanted to know how the ants would work as a team without gravity. They gave the ants a new area to search and watched how they...

Rocket crashes

Vocabulary: attempt (v+n), to be on course (phrasal verb), narrowly (adv), ship deck (n). An attempt to safely land part of the SpaceX rocket on a ship in the Atlantic ocean has failed. (see previous post...

Rocket will return to Earth

Vocabulary: rocket (n), top part/ bottom part (n), supplies (n), to land (v), ship (n). For the first time, part of a rocket will return safely to the earth. Normally, all parts of a rocket are destroyed when they return to the earth because they travel very quickly....