NASA’s Unexplained Files asks: What are the Moon’s greatest mysteries?

This special episode of NASA’s Unexplained Files looks at some of the greatest mysteries surrounding our closest celestial neighbor, the Moon. Our moon is the fifth largest in the Solar System and has occupied a special place in human culture since humans first looked up at the sky. The Moon has had profound affect on the

Mars life hints and a Moon photo scoop on NASA’s Unexplained Files

On this episode of NASA’s Unexplained Files – some UK astronomers intercept photos of the moon taken by the USSR, a problem on the ISS could kill the crew and a NASA pictures hints at possibility of life on Mars. A technical malfunction on the ISS leads to NASA advising all the astronauts to don

NASA’s Unexplained Files: The exoplanet that might be the Earth next door

Tonight NASA’s Unexplained Files looks at a planet fairly close to Earth that could be habitable. Proxima b orbits red dwarf Proxima Centauri, which at 4.25 light-years is the nearest star to our own sun. According to a recent study the planet is within the habitable zone and so could have liquid water on its surface. Proxima b


Future U.S. president Jimmy Carter sees a UFO on NASA’s Unexplained Files

Tonight on NASA’s Unexplained Files — did future president Jimmy Carter really see a UFO? According to the talking heads on the show in 1969 the soon-to-be Governor of Georgia claimed to have witnessed a sighting of an unidentified object in the sky. Some have speculated that he might have seen a weather balloon but his sightings

NASA’s Unexplained Files examines the planet eating sun

Tonight on NASA’s Unexplained Files – scientists get a glimpse of what could be in store for Earth when our sun eventually destroys it. WASP_12 is a yellow dwarf star around 600 light-years from Earth, in the Auria constellation. Using the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph (COS) on the Hubble Space Telescope scientists have been able to observe the