So far in 2018, the sun has been blank for 37 days or for more than half of the time! A never seen phenomenon since 10 years

The sun is blank... And it shouldn't change as we near solar minimum at great speed. Sunspots are becoming scarce. So far in 2018, the sun has been blank - without sunspots - for...

Cosmic rays hitting Earth are ‘bad and getting worse’ says NASA

Have you ever been hit by a beam of high energy particles from above? Surely you have since it happens all of the time. And the cosmic ray situation is WORSENING. Cosmic rays hitting...

We have to build a shield made of waves to save Planet Earth from EMPs

Saving our planet from the many upcoming potential threats will require a wide variety of initiatives and ideas. Unfortunately, one of our many possible future disasters is the sun deciding we need to be...

Newly recognized flare 10 times brighter than our sun’s largest flares emitted by Proxima Centauri

A newly recognized flare 10 times brighter than our sun’s largest flares, has been ejected by Proxima Centauri, the star closest to our sun. And this may mean the system is rather inhospitable to...

First magnetic wormhole connecting two regions of space created by scientists in a lab

Wormholes are fascinating, only theoretical, cosmological objects that can connect two distant regions of the universe. They would allow one to create “shortcuts” through space in order to travel vast distances in a shorter...

Amateur astronomer spots the RARE surge of light at the birth of supernova

Amateur astronomer Victor Buso was testing his camera-telescope setup in Argentina back in September 2016, pointing his Newtonian telescope at a spiral galaxy called NGC613. He collected light from the galaxy for the next...

The strangest star in the universe

The mystery behind the strangest star in the Universe is deep like a black hole... This is the story of a star 1,280 light years away that was getting dimmer and nobody could explain...

Partial solar eclipse of February 15, 2018 in pictures – Second eclipse within 2 weeks after total lunar eclipse on January 31

An eclipse never comes alone! The partial solar eclipse of February 15, 2018, is the second eclipse this season after the total lunar eclipse of January 31, 2018. The sky event was visible in...

China launched a rocket on February 12, 2018… And it seems that some parts crashed back to the Earth, damaging residential buildings

On February 12, 2018, China launched a rocket successfully from the Province of Sichuan. But while every space powers are favoring reentries in uninhabited areas, Chinese have decided that their space junk could fall...

Elon Musk has disrupted the business of sending rockets into space, and hopes to achieve a milestone by testing the most powerful rocket currently operating in the world today successfully

Watch the SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket launch today, February 6, 2018, in hope of seeing a successful test of the most powerful rocket currently operating in the world today. When Falcon Heavy lifts off, it...

Tracks from giant alien trucks found on the surface of Jupiter’s Moon Europa during flyover

Those are clearly tracks from giant alien trucks. Or is it a huge ski resort on the surface of Jupiter's Moon Europa? In any cases, we could imagine Europa has already been colonized when watching...

Venice without water: Gondolas helplessly abandoned on dried-up canals after water levels are the lowest since records began – and it has not stopped sinking

Look at that... It's eerie! Exceptionally low tides have drained the lagoon of Venice, leaving Venetian gondolas stranded on dried-up canal banks. Yes, look at these famed Venetian gondolas helplessly abandoned on the docks,...

Power cut or Mass extinction? The next global Earth’s magnetic field reversal will have dramatic consequences for life on Earth

It may come as a shock to many of us, but the Earth’s magnetic poles are on the move and have been for the century or so of detailed measurements. In the case of...

Super blue moon to coincide with lunar eclipse for 1st time in 150 years on January 31, 2018

A blue moon, a super moon and a lunar eclipse will all fall on the same night on January 31, 2018 in an event that hasn’t happened in over 150 years. The last time...

Jan 31: Super Blue Moon Eclipse: It’s not just a lunar eclipse, or a Blue Moon, or a supermoon. It’s all three!

The rare happening is the result of two concurrent lunar phenomena: It's the second full moon of the month (blue moon), and the moon will pass into the shadow of the Earth cast by...

Abundant ice on Mars: Deep buried glaciers discovered on the Red Planet

Buried glaciers have been spotted on Mars, offering new hints about how much water may be accessible on the Red Planet and where it is located. Although ice has long been known to exist...

A neutron star near a black hole is pelting Earth with incredibly powerful explosions of rotating radio waves

New work probes the extraterrestrial source of incredibly powerful explosions of radio waves, investigating why that spot is the only known location to repeatedly burst with these blasts. These repeating bursts may come from...

Star in the constellation Pisces devours planets orbiting around into vast clouds of gas and dust

Like the ancient Greek god Cronus who devoured his children, a star 550 light years from Earth has been discovered to be slowly consuming its "offspring" - crushing one or more planets in its...

Winter wonderland on Planet Mars

Have you ever wondered how Mars look like in winter? Fall and winter temperatures bring changes to Mars as the carbon dioxide atmosphere turns to dry ice frost that clings to the surface. The...

Uncommonly long and narrow 700,000 km coronal hole floats over sun’s atmosphere preparing for eruption

There is a gash floating over the sun's atmosphere... Although coronal holes are common and appear every few weeks at the surface of the sun, this one is uncommonly long - 700,000 km -...

The present solar cycle has reached its minimum 1.5 years ahead of time

The solar cycle is the nearly periodic 11-year change in the Sun's activity that has been observed for centuries. This includes changes in the levels of solar radiation and ejection of solar material as...

Geomagnetic unrest: Stream of solar wind is blowing around Earth faster than 600 km/s, causing intermittent G1-class geomagnetic storms

A stream of solar wind is blowing around Earth faster than 600 km/s. This is causing intermittent G1-class geomagnetic storms and Arctic auroras. According to NOAA forecasters there is a 55% chance of G1-storms...

Extremely weird incoming radar signal captured over Washington DC

A mysterious incoming radar signal was detected in our atmosphere on December 2, 2017 with the help of a service to detect the entrance of fireballs into the Earth's atmosphere - Live Meteors. So for those...

As if there were two suns in the sky of Colorado

Yesterday, December 3, 2017, a Supermoon trilogy has started with 3 supermoons in a row - Dec. 3rd, Jan. 1st and finally Jan. 31st. The latest is a Super 'Blue Moon' tinted in red...

Series of three supermoons in a row starts December 3, 2017, and ends January 31, 2018 with a Super Blood Moon

Today, a series of three supermoons in a row - supermoon trifecta - is starting, with fullmoons on December 3, 2017, January 1, 2018, and January 31, 2018. The supermoon on January 1 will be the largest...

This man will prove the Earth is flat in his homemade rocket on November 25

Seeking to prove that a conspiracy of astronauts fabricated the shape of the Earth, Mike Hughes, a California man intends to launch himself 1,800 feet high above the Mojave Desert in Southern California on...

Northern lights invade the USA as unexpected phenomenon sparks G2-class storm

Space weather forecasters predicted a minor geomagnetic storm on Nov. 7th. But owing to a rare phenomenon, it turned out to be much stronger. As night fell across North America, auroras invaded Canada and a...

Explosive: Nationwide solar storm emergency preparedness drill during antifa protests on November 4 2017

The US Department of Defense (DOD) will conduct a “communications interoperability” training exercise November 4-6, simulating the impacts of a massive coronal mass ejection event on the national power grid as well as all...

Astronomers in West Virginia listen for mysterious signal from space

Astronomers recently announced a new discovery: a mysterious signal from a galaxy 3 billion light years away. This intense burst of radio waves was one of dozens of similar signals, totally random and totally unexplained. There’s...

Spotless sun sparks bright auroras continuously during 5 consecutive days!?!

Spotless sun sparks bright auroras continuously during 5 days in a row... What? For a whole week, Oct. 9th - 15th, the face of the sun was utterly blank. There were no sunspots and no...

Magnetic unrest in England after arrival of a high-speed solar wind stream on Oct. 11th

In England, magnetic fields at ground level have been shaking back and forth in response to the high-speed solar wind stream on Oct. 11th. Look at the geomagnetic storm in action: The plot shows the change...

This GoPro video captured at 100,000 feet above Earth’s surface shows the inky-black shadow of the Moon darkening a 70-mile-wide patch of Wyoming and Nebraska during solar eclipse

On Aug. 21st during the Great American Solar Eclipse, the students of Earth to Sky Calculus launched 11 space weather balloons from the path of totality to photograph the Moon's shadow from the stratosphere. Looking...

Mars Base Camp video

At no other time in history have we had the technology, the know-how, and the public enthusiasm to get humans to Mars. Orion is NASA’s spaceship that will take humans into deep space, but it...

Giant coronal hole on the sun sparks geomagnetic storm on Earth

A giant coronal hole in the sun's atmosphere is spewing solar wind toward Earth. Traveling faster than 600 km/s (1.3 million mph), the solar wind stream reached our planet on Sept. 24th and produced awesome...

Blue, purple and green auroras electrify northern sky

Blue, purple and green! The G2 geomagnetic storm on September 16, 2017, was so powerful that even blue and purple colors appeared ontop of green. The majority of auroral displays are predominantly green because the human...

Sunspot AR2673 unleashes the strongest solar flare in more than a decade causing a strong shortwave radio blackout over Europe, Africa and the Atlantic Ocean

Sunspot AR2673 unleashed a major X9.3-class solar flare. That is the strongest solar flare in more than a decade! X-rays and UV radiation from the blast ionized the top of Earth's atmosphere, causing a strong...

Transiting exocomets detected for the first time outside the solar system

Exocomets are comets outside the Solar System, which includes interstellar comets and those that orbit stars other than the Sun. Astronomers have recently discovered the first exocomets transiting around the host Kepler star KIC 3542116. How...

Supergiant star Antares video is just terrifying

This artist's impression shows the surface and atmosphere of the supergiant star Antares. It was made by M. Kornmesser using data obtained by ESO’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer. Often referred to as "the heart of the...

Final totality: The final total solar eclipse will be in 600 million years time, as the moon will be around 30,400km further from the Earth while the sun’s diameter will be around 5% larger

Total solar eclipses are seen on Earth because of a fortuitous combination of circumstances. But when will be the last, the real final totality? The final total solar eclipse will be in 600 million years...

Evidence of a ninth planet

Two astronomers discuss new research that provides evidence of a giant planet tracing a bizarre, highly elongated orbit in the outer solar system. Follow us: Facebook and Twitter