Space

New Research Reveals that 'Planet X' Could be a Primordial Black Hole

A compelling new theory is floating around the scientific community that phenomena attributed to a mysterious “Planet X” may...

Scarlett James
Monday, 30 September 2019 - 12:00PM

'Should Not Exist:' Giant Planet Orbiting Tiny Star Changes Everything We Know About How Planets Form

An international team of scientists has just discovered a disproportionately massive gas giant orbiting a tiny host star located...

Scarlett James
Friday, 27 September 2019 - 11:49AM

Enigmatic Radio Burst Illuminates a Galaxy’s Tranquil ​Halo

ESO Science ReleaseAstronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope have for the first time observed that a fast radio burst passed...

ESO
Friday, 27 September 2019 - 11:34AM

Watch a Black Hole Warp Reality in NASA’s Stunning New Visualization

Yesterday NASA released a breathtaking new visualization of a black hole in motion.“Until very recently, these visualizations were...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 26 September 2019 - 12:40PM

Second Interstellar Object Ever Discovered is Traveling at 100 Times the Speed of Sound

An amateur astronomer has discovered a comet that is the second-ever interstellar visitor to our solar system, according to...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 - 10:47AM

Scientists Say Venus May Have Hosted Life For 3 Billion Years

A study presented by The Goddard Institute for Space Science's Michael Way at the EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2019 in Switzerland  last...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 23 September 2019 - 4:14PM

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

First Water Detected on a Planet in the Habitable Zone

Science press release: ESA/Hubble.With data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, water vapour has been detected in the atmosphere...

ESA/Hubble
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 - 1:51PM

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

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

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 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

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

Scientists Spy Never-Before-Seen Halo of Cool Gas Circling the Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole Sagittarius A*

Well, that was unexpected.Nobody had any idea that there is a halo of cool gas circling the black hole at the center of our galaxy...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 06 June 2019 - 12:06PM

Scientists Publish First-Ever Direct Imaging of Two Young Exoplanets Cutting a Path Through the Protoplanetary Disc Surrounding a Newborn Star

Two young exoplanets have been directly imaged cutting a swath through the protoplanetary disc surrounding a newborn star, according...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 05 June 2019 - 1:10PM

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

"Unraveling:" Something Weird is Happening to Jupiter's Great Red Spot as New Observations Could Spell the End of an Era

Jupiter’s trademark red storm is breathing its last. An astronomical landmark as iconic as Saturn’s rings, recent photographs have...

Scarlett James
Monday, 03 June 2019 - 12:15PM

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