Paul Scott Anderson

Paul is a freelance space writer and blogger who currently writes for AmericaSpace and Vocal. His own blog Planetaria is a chronicle of planetary exploration.

Ancient Waterworld? New Evidence That Venus May Have Once Had Oceans
16 days ago
Venus is one of the most inhospitable places in the solar system where the temperature at the surface can melt lead and the atmospheric pressure is crushing. It is not a world where scientists expect ...
What Are These Weird Radio Signals From a Nearby Red Dwarf Star?
a month ago
Astronomers are continuing to monitor a nearby red dwarf star after detecting unusual radio signals apparently coming from the star. It is hoped that additional observations will help to determine the...
Astronomers Take New Highest-Resolution Image of Giant Star Betelgeuse
2 months ago
Betelgeuse is one of the largest stars known in our galaxy, a red supergiant, and now astronomers have taken the highest-resolution image ever so far. They used the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillime...
Aliens or Comets? Has the 'Wow!' Signal Mystery Finally Been Solved?
2 months ago
The search for evidence of extraterrestrial intelligence is one of the most exciting pursuits in astronomy today. Needless to say, there is a lot of controversy and debate surrounding the topic, partl...
Bizarre Boyajian’s Star (‘Alien Megastructure’ Star) is Dipping Again!
3 months ago
The weird star called Boyajian's Star (aka Tabby's Star or KIC 8462852) has been fascinating astronomers and people in general because of its weird behaviour of experiencing sudden, unusual dips in br...
Joint NASA/ESA Mission Proposed to Search for Life on Europa
4 months ago
Europa is one of the most fascinating places in the Solar System, and is considered to be at or near the top of the list of worlds to search for possible evidence of life. Beneath its outer ice crust ...