Meteor Impact Creates Mega-Tsunami on Early Mars

Evidences proving the existence of an ancient ocean on early Mars are growing. New results show that the giant meteor responsible for the 75-mile Lomonosov crater may have...

Solar Terminator Events: Cataclysmic tsunamis of plasma trigger the start of new solar cycles

Earth's sun is totally epic. And scientists have newly discovered a new form of solar epicness you should probably be aware of. When one solar cycle ends...

Death by dark matter: The mysterious, unseen substance may blast through human flesh like bullets

About a quarter of the universe's mass consists of a mysterious, unseen substance called dark matter. And there's a chance that one form of it could behave...

The magnetic field is shifting, the poles are flipping and this will get really bad!

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare. Earth...

Thunder Moon partial eclipse

There's going to be an eclipse tomorrow... A partial eclipse of the Moon. On July 16th, the full Thunder Moon will pass through the shadow of our...

Apollo Moon Mission: Before moon landing, astronauts learned geology in Arizona

Northern Arizona has had deep ties to the Apollo missions. Every moon-walking astronaut took crash courses in geology at the Grand Canyon and a nearby impact crater. Any...

There’s a total solar eclipse tomorrow. Here what’s you need to know!

The last total solar eclipse our planet experienced was the Great American Eclipse, which darkened the sky of the United States from the West to the East coast on August 21, 2017.

Mysterious Titan’s bathtub rings around methane lakes made of hydrocarbon alien crystals

Something dark is spreading across the surface of Titan... And we may finally have some idea what it is. Titan taken by the Cassini...

Space colony: Sperm survives microgravity, but no space babies soon

Frozen sperm samples can remain viable after exposure to microgravity conditions that are somewhat similar to those found in space, new research reveals. The findings suggests that at...

Aliens may actually be occupying Mars

The NASA Curiosity rover made a remarkable discovery this week that may hint at signs of life on Mars. The surprising development brings legitimacy to the long-held notion...

What if a magnetar – the strongest magnet in the Universe – entered our Solar System?

The strongest magnet in the Universe enters our Solar System. What would happen? Sound in the...

How does the Summer solstice affect animals?

The summer solstice, which marks the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, happens today, June 21 at 11:54 a.m. EDT (3:54 p.m. GMT). Now, how...

This new map of the solar system shows the precise orbits of 18,000 celestial objects

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In most maps of the solar system, you can expect to see the eight canonical planets, plus whatever Pluto is at the moment, trailing the fiery orange sun like polite little ducklings in a...

NASA predicts weakest solar activity in 200 years

Space weather triggered by the activity on the Sun follows an 11-year-long cycle of solar minimums and solar maximums. According to NASA, the Sun is now approaching its next...

A strange glowing light and a new bizarre crater have been discovered on Mars

So many strange things are happening on the Red Planet! NASA’s Curiosity rover has captured a mysterious glow on Mars. Meanwhile, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has discovered...

NASA’s ‘Starshade’ prepped to hunt alien planets

Starshade exoplanet-hunting missions may be technologically daunting. But they're not beyond NASA's reach! Such a mission would employ a space telescope and a separate craft flying about 25,000...

Mars clouds are made of meteor dust

All year round, wispy blue clouds of ice form in the Martian atmosphere, hovering between 18 and 37 miles (30 and 60 kilometers) above the planet's surface. Decades after rovers...

Star Trek logo spotted on Mars giant crater

Forget about the face on Mars or its pyramid! The most evocative thing yet discovered on the surface of the Red Planet is the Starfleet emblem from the fictional universe of Star Trek.

Strange news from the far side of the Moon

Our own Moon has one of the largest preserved craters in the Solar System, the South Pole-Aitken Basin, located on the far side of the satellite. The area is...

Jupiter opposition on June 10, 2019 – And will the Great Red Spot vanish?

Jupiter reaches opposition on June 10, 2019 And with it, the largest planet in our solar system and its iconic Great Red Spot present us with a key...

Did we reach solar minimum? The spotless surface of the sun suggests we may be reaching the Solar Minimum

Our Sun goes through an 11-year cycle of activity, producing a lot of solar flares that “blotch” the surface with sunspots to little action and a spotless surface. For over two weeks, observatories...

First coronal mass ejection detected from another star ejects 1.2 million billion tonnes of plasma into space

The most powerful magnetic phenomena produced by the Sun are coronal mass ejections. These are the dramatic releases of plasma from the Sun into a solar wind, and...

That’s the X-Ray map of the sky

Onboard the International Space Station (ISS), there is a fantastic experiment that is trying to understand what goes on inside neutron stars. The Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer, or NICER, collects the X-ray light...

Our galaxy is on fire: More than 1,800 supernovae discovered in just 6 months

A huge amount of supernovae has been observed by a team of Japanese researchers using the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii. In just six months of observations, they discovered 1,824...

Forbidden planet discovered in the Neptunian desert

There is a huge variety of planets in our galaxy. A particular class of planet that has been missing is the so-called hot Neptunes. These are planets bigger than Earth but smaller...

Massive reservoir of water that could submerge Mars entirely discovered beneath North Pole of the Red Planet

Using ground-penetrating radar, scientists detected a massive reservoir of frozen water sandwiched by layers of sand beneath the northern polar ice cap on Mars. This reservoir contains so much ice that, if...

Is the Great Red Spot of Jupiter UNRAVELING?Streamers of gas spool away from the giant STORM

What's going on Jupiter? Amateur astronomers around the world are reporting a strange phenomenon on the verge of Jupiter's Great Red Spot (GRS). The giant storm appears to be unraveling. Long streamers...

An unusual BLUE full moon will fill the sky on Saturday night – a type of moon that won’t rise again until 2021

Many people are familiar with the term ‘blue moon’ and know it as the second full moon in one calendar month. However, there is another way for a full moon to earn...

Apparently the moon is shrinking because it’s tectonic plates are smashing together causing moonquakes

The moon shrinks? During its more than 4.5 billion years in space, it has slowly shrunk, researchers say. Over the last few hundred million years, the moon's belt line has slimmed by...

Largest magnetic storm in two years may displace satellites from orbit & hamper GPS navigation – Another series of CMEs approaching Earth

The largest magnetic storm in two years, which hit Earth on Tuesday, is no joke, Russian scientists warned, saying that increased solar activity threatens electronics and people’s health. The phenomenon may divert...

The sound of Comet P67 is so STRANGE it may be an ALIEN BROADCAST to the solar system

Comet P67 is the most famous entity in the Kuiper belt after the Rosetta mission collected samples from its icy surface in 2014. Rosetta’s incredible findings showed organic molecules...

Fire in the sky! Very rare BLUE auroras and STEVE phenomenon appear in the sky over Calgary, Canada – And the next CME arrives on May 15th!

Northern Lights are usually green, sometimes red. Those are the colors we see when oxygen is hit by electrons raining down from space during a geomagnetic storm. On Friday night, May 11, 2019,...

The Mars methane mystery deepens

The methane mystery on Mars just got stranger. New results from ESA and Roscosmos' ExoMarsTrace Gas Orbiter, has unexpectedly not detected methane in the atmosphere of Mars. This result follows the 2013 detection...

New results from the Hubble Space Telescope have deepened one of the biggest mysteries in astronomy

Hubble measurements confirm there's something weird about how the universe is expanding. New results from the Hubble Space Telescope have deepened one of the biggest mysteries in astronomy....

Mars is SEISMICALLY ACTIVE: First Marsquake Heard by NASA’s InSight demonstrates the Red Planet is mysteriously rumbling

This video and audio illustrates a seismic event detected by NASA's InSight on April 6, 2019, the 128th Martian day, or sol, of the mission. Three distinct kinds of sounds can be...

Space events for Easter: Lyrid meteor showers, incoming solar wind, pollen corona

The Lyrid meteor shower Earth is entering a stream of debris from Comet Thatcher, source of the annual Lyrid meteor shower. Peak night is expected on April 21-22.

Amazing PINK MOON set to rise over Earth on Good Friday

The full pink moon is expected to occur on Good Friday at 12:12 BST (07.12 EST). Despite having the name, the moon will not actually appear as the colour pink. Its name...

B for BOMB: Big sunspot is crackling with B-class solar flares although we are in a long and deep SOLAR MINIMUM

Although an international panel of researchers has predicted that the current solar minimum is going to deepen, potentially reaching a century-class low in the next year or so, big sunspot AR2738 is...

Intensely bright RING OF FIRE: First ever black hole image released by astronomers

Astronomers have taken the first ever image of a black hole, which is located in a distant galaxy. It measures 40 billion km across - three million times the size of the...

We may not yet have found evidence of alien life, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t found us

Could aliens have found humans first without us realizing? A group of scientists who gathered last week in Paris claims intelligent beings could be quietly watching humankind in a 'galactic ZOO' to...