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Scientists Discover Neutron Star 'Almost too Massive to Exist' the Size of Manhattan with Twice the Mass of the Sun

Scientists at West Virginia's Green Bank Observatory have discovered an unfathomably massive neutron star on the verge of collapsing...

Gart Williams
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 - 2:16PM

Study Shows Alien Exoplanets May be More Hospitable to Life than Earth

We have it pretty good here on the third rock from the Sun. The climate is temperate – cooler than Mercury, warmer than Mars – and...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 26 August 2019 - 10:22AM

Infographic: Horrible Things That Will Happen to the First Humans on Mars

So, you've got ambitions of being the first human to set foot on the Red Planet, eh? Maybe you've watched The Martian a few too many...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 15 August 2019 - 12:55PM

Scientists Say Life Could Exist on 'Snowball' Planets

It seems intuitive, even for humans. If a planet is too close to its sun, there will be no chance of liquid water, which is, as far as...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 - 1:03PM

Hubble Showcases New Portrait of Jupiter

Press release: ESA/HubbleCredit: NASA, ESA, A. Simon (Goddard Space Flight Center), and M.H. Wong (University of California,...

ESA/Hubble Information Center
Thursday, 08 August 2019 - 10:52AM

Radiation Could Cause Memory and Learning Problems on Mars Mission

While the greater motor physical changes associated with low-gravity in space are relatively well-known, scientists are now learning...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 06 August 2019 - 10:19AM

NASA Discovers Three New Exoplanets Orbiting a Dwarf Star: Could There be Life on Their 'Dark Sides?'

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered a dwarf star, dubbed TOI-270, with three exoplanets – TOI 270B,...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 30 July 2019 - 3:39PM

What if the Apollo 11 Mission Had Failed? Here's the Speech Nixon Didn't Have to Give

On July 20, 1969 at 2017 hrs UTC (4:17pm Eastern Time), the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle, commanded by Neil Armstrong and piloted by...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 18 July 2019 - 2:38PM

You'll Never Take Pizza For Granted Again: Former Astronaut Describes Food in Space

I've always been interested in extreme diets. I once dropped from 170 to 138 pounds (for reference, I'm 6'0" tall) by going vegan for...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 - 12:09PM

Hubble Discovers Mysterious Black Hole Disc

Science ReleaseAstronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have observed an unexpected thin disc of material encircling a...

Science Release
Thursday, 11 July 2019 - 10:05AM

Hubble Captures Cosmic Fireworks Still Exploding After Nearly 200 Years

If you were to have looked up at the sky 181 years ago you'd have noticed one seemingly new and incredibly bright star burning up the...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 01 July 2019 - 2:51PM

NASA Announces Plan to Explore Saturn Moon Titan With 'Dragonfly' Drone Copter

NASA announced last night that their much-discussed Dragonfly project which plans to deliver a quadcopter drone to the surface of...

Gart Williams
Friday, 28 June 2019 - 9:19AM

Alien Termites? High Amount of Methane Detected on Mars, Sparking Excitement About Possibility of Life

NASA has reported that the Mars Curiosity Rover has detected high levels of methane – a hydrocarbon often produced by microbes and...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 24 June 2019 - 11:37AM

Could One Be Krypton? Two Newly-Discovered Exoplanets Orbiting Red Star Raise New Questions

Two alien worlds identical to Earth in mass and composition have just been discovered orbiting the habitable zone of a peaceful star...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 20 June 2019 - 4:18PM

McNASA: The International Space Station Opens for Business for the First Time in History (And We Have Questions)

Today NASA announced that the ISS is open – officially and unironically – for business and pleasure. The International Space...

Scarlett James
Friday, 07 June 2019 - 12:42PM

Stunning NASA Hubble Photograph Reveals a Blue Galaxy Spiraling Towards the Milky Way

A recent NASA Hubble photograph reveals that the Messier 90 galaxy is headed our way, according to reports. This is a rare thing...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 04 June 2019 - 11:48AM

Book Review – Sun and Moon: A History of Astronomy, Photography, and Cartography

Sun and Moon: A Story of Astronomy, Photography, and Cartography by Mark Holburn is a sublime history of man and space rendered in...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 - 12:28PM

NASA/ESA Hubble Telescope Captures Stunning Perspective of Galactic Collision

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken a new look at an old subject, and the results are absolutely breathtaking.Located in the...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 16 May 2019 - 4:36PM

The Red Planet's First Homes? AI SpaceFactory Wins NASA's Mars 3D-Printed Habitat Contest

It's strange to think that we'll likely see the first human colonies on Mars – a planet that appears as a tiny rust-colored dot in...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 13 May 2019 - 8:59AM

Glimpsing the Infinite: Astronomers Create Mosaic Image Containing 265,000 Galaxies Captured by Hubble Telescope

"The Cosmos is all that is or was or ever will be," Carl Sagan wrote in Cosmos. "Our feeblest contemplations of the Cosmos stir us --...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 02 May 2019 - 10:19AM