Astrophysics

Our Sun Has Waves Just Like Earth: How an NYU Abu Dhabi Professor and Max Planck Astrophysicists Stumbled Upon This Discovery

A team of astrophysicists at the Max Planck Institute lead by a research professor from NYU Abu Dhabi have made the groundbreaking...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 - 12:33PM

Columbia Scientists Say TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanet Has An Earth-Like Iron Core: A Key Ingredient For Evolving Life

Researchers at Columbia University's Cool Worlds laboratory – part of their Department of Astronomy – have discovered that...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 - 10:04AM

Music of the Spheres – Listen to This Astronomer's Algorithm that Translates the Milky Way Galaxy into Jazz

An astronomer created an algorithm that turns astronomical data about the Milky Way galaxy into jazz music.

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 04 May 2018 - 11:13AM

This Physicist Says He's Just Found the Secret to Time Traveling to the Future

When scientists start talking about time travel, the conversation always seems to come back to three things: the speed of light,...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 01 May 2018 - 12:39PM

Scientists Say This Galaxy Study Shows the Milky Way Is a 'Living, Breathing Beast'

The ESA's Gaia satellite is the gift that just keeps on giving--not only has it given astronomers and astrophysicists a super-accurate...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 30 April 2018 - 12:47PM

Even If Aliens Live on Super-Earths, Science Says They May Be Stuck There

One of the major assumptions scientists and sci-fi fans have made about alien civilizations is that their journey into space is...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 - 11:37AM

If Wormholes Exist, This Scientist Says We Just Discovered the Secret to Finding Them

If wormholes exist, we may be one step closer to finding them thanks to a new study authored by Indian physicist Rajibul Shaikh.  ...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 20 April 2018 - 11:41AM

New Study Finally Reveals the Secret Behind Dark Matter—Alien Civilizations

Even with ambitious projects like the Breakthrough Listen initiative, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence has come up empty...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 11:00AM

Dark Matter Discovery: New Research Reveals It 'Doesn’t Interact With the Universe Around It'

When it comes to dark matter, every new discovery seems to take us two steps forward and one step back.   In 2015, it seemed like...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 06 April 2018 - 11:35AM

NYU Abu Dhabi Astrophysicists Just Discovered the Secret Clue to Finding Habitable Planets

It turns out that the recipe for a habitable, Earth-like planet is lot more complicated than we ever imagined: You need stable...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 - 1:11PM

Rocket Lab's Giant Space Disco Ball 'Humanity Star' Incinerated as It Fell Back to Earth Ahead of Schedule

Back in January, New Zealand-based spaceflight company Rocket Lab launched a controversial satellite called the Humanity Star into...

Super User
Thursday, 22 March 2018 - 2:00PM

The Higgs Boson May Already Be Devouring the Universe, as Stephen Hawking Predicted

Altogether, CERN spent about $13.25 billion on finding the elusive particle known as the Higgs-Boson, which is hypothesized to be...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 20 March 2018 - 1:16PM

Is The Milky Way a Zombie Galaxy? Some Scientists Say Yes

The Milky Way galaxy might be dead... It just hasn't stopped moving yet.

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 16 March 2018 - 11:06AM

Renowned Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies At 76

Renowned physicist and author Stephen Hawking died on Wednesday of complications arising from his 55-year struggle with amyotrophic...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 - 12:06AM

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains How to Prove The Earth is Round

Since Neil deGrasse Tyson's big claim to fame is how he can break down astrophysics into laymen's terms, he's had to address the claim...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 3:49PM

Scientists Have Recreated Alien Environments Here on Earth

Have you ever wanted to stand on the surface of Saturn and breathe a deep lungful of alien air?If so, you're going to have a bad time,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 09 March 2018 - 6:45PM

Stephen Hawking Describes the Universe Before the Big Bang

Considering what little we know about the earliest moments of the universe, what happened before then is an even greater...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 04 March 2018 - 11:06AM

Mysterious Origin of the Moon Finally Explained by Strange New Synestia Theory

Plenty of planets have moons, but our Moon is special for a couple of major reasons--including the fact that it's proportionally...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 12:11PM

Universal Expansion Is Speeding Up and It's Blowing Scientists' Minds

The universe is expanding; we've known this for almost a century. (Edwin Hubble is usually given credit for that.) But let's...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 23 February 2018 - 11:29AM

Scientists Discover Black Holes That Erase Your Past

In season five of the modern Doctor Who, The Doctor comes across a crack in space and time that absorbs people, objects – even...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 9:09AM