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This Tiny White Dwarf Star is Evaporating an 'Ice Giant' Exoplanet

Somehow, a planet survived the devastating explosion of a star's death, and the scorching white dwarf star that remains is now...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 05 December 2019 - 11:13AM

Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov Is the Length of 14 Earths – And Will Speed Past the Sun Later This Week

The second interstellar visitor to our solar system is closing in on the Sun, according to reports from Universe Today. Comet...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 - 9:23AM

320 Light-Years Away, Scientists Spot Something Strangely Familiar In A Nearby Planetary System

The standard features of a planetary system include two things that we know of: 1. A host star, and 2. Planets. That’s it. The...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 - 10:00AM

How One Black Hole Triggered Thousands of Star Formations Across Four Galaxies

A black hole has been reaching across galaxies to trigger star formation in a phenomenon unlike anything astronomers have ever seen,...

Scarlett James
Monday, 02 December 2019 - 10:55AM

Author Says Humans Could Form Emotional Attachments to Robots

I've always thought it was a little strange to hear anyone express affection for a product – particularly technological products –...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 26 November 2019 - 12:41PM

Can Planets Orbit a Black Hole the Same Way They Orbit Stars? New Astrophysical Models Say It's Possible

What if planets orbit a black hole the same way they orbit stars? According to Phys.Org, that is precisely the question that...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 26 November 2019 - 9:24AM

'No-Brainer Nobel Prize' – Physicists Unlock the Fifth Physical Force

There might be a fifth, previously unknown physical force at play in our universe – and scientists are already calling this...

Scarlett James
Monday, 25 November 2019 - 11:09AM

NASA Testing Underwater Alien Hunter in Antarctica in Preparation for Deployment to Alien Moons

With the recent confirmation of water vapor being blasted into the atmosphere on Jupiter's moon Europa and the "building blocks of...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 25 November 2019 - 10:57AM

Breakthrough: NASA Voyager 2 Returns Data Revealing a Wall of Fiery Plasma Rings Our Solar System

When Voyager 2 slipped into interstellar space it marked a new foray into uncharted waters, and the first data that it returned is...

Scarlett James
Friday, 22 November 2019 - 3:00PM

'This is the Way:' New Episode Offers Glimpse into the Culture of 'The Mandalorian'

While the latest chapter of The Mandalorian does little to advance the plot – the story's arc really couldn't have gone any other...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 22 November 2019 - 2:19PM

Hubble Telescope Observes Cataclysmic Gamma-Ray Burst Rip Through the Universe Emitting 1 Trillion Times the Energy of Light

A cataclysmic gamma-ray burst rocked a galaxy 5 billion light-years away, ripping through time and space to light up telescopes around...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 21 November 2019 - 11:06AM

A New Challenger to SpaceX and Virgin Galactic Emerges: Sierra Nevada Corporation Delivers ‘Shooting Star’ Cargo Module to NASA Kennedy HQ

While Richard Branson and Elon Musk battle for primacy as private partners with NASA, the Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) – a global...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 - 10:37AM

'Unicorn' Meteor Shower From Unknown Comet Returning to Skies After 24 Years Tomorrow Night

The last time the Alpha Monocerotids meteor showers were seen was 1995 – right in the middle of what some of us at Outer Places...

Gart Williams
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 - 7:38AM

NASA's Completed Geologic Map of Saturn's Moon Titan Offers Glimpse of its Exotic Terrain

NASA scientists revealed the first-ever global geological map of Saturn's moon Titan yesterday, giving a glimpse of the icy giant's...

Gart Williams
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 - 12:31PM

New Discovery: Elusive Solar Spicules Triggered by Magnetic 'Earthquakes' Creating Shockwaves Across Our Sun

An international team of scientists has pulled back the curtain to reveal what creates mysterious plasma “spicules” on our Sun,...

Scarlett James
Monday, 18 November 2019 - 4:56PM

NASA Scientists Finally Confirm Presence of Water Vapor on Jupiter Moon Europa

NASA scientists have finally confirmed what they've suspected all along: that it is indeed water vapor – good old life-supporting...

Gart Williams
Monday, 18 November 2019 - 1:45PM

Watch This Stunning Simulation of What Our Sky Would Look Like if Planets Replaced the Moon

It seems like the stuff of science fiction to see huge planets wheeling across the sky, but that’s exactly what amateur astronomer...

Scarlett James
Monday, 18 November 2019 - 9:27AM

(WARNING: SPOILERS) 'The Mandalorian's' Second Episode Goes Ugly Early... and it's Awesome

The mystery of the Mandalorian remains intact – along with his helmet – in the second chapter (episode) of the show, though his...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 15 November 2019 - 1:27PM

First Public Test of China's Mars Lander Successful as Officials Eye 2020 Mission to Narrow the Space Race

Yesterday morning in the Hebei mountains, far removed from the tumult in Hong Kong, a tiny Martian lander plummeted 230 feet, stopping...

Scarlett James
Friday, 15 November 2019 - 11:07AM

Most Distant Object Previously Known as 'Ultima Thule' is Now 'Arrakoth'

2014 MU69, the most distant object ever observed by the New Horizons space probe and nicknamed Ultima Thule, has finally gotten an...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 14 November 2019 - 2:54PM