The Top Ten Space Missions to Watch in 2013

This 2012 was busy with space missions. 2013 will maybe be more busier with astronauts and cosmonauts transports to the International Space Station and with China, South Korea, India, Canada and European countries launching...

Strange Sky Phenomenon: Electric-Blue Sunrise Over Russia

This photo is not that of a sunset but actually of a SUNRISE! Weird, no? How come is the sky blue and not colored in different shades of orange, yellow, red and purple? The sunrise...

Space Discovery: Hubble Spots Water in Atmospheres of Alien Planets

The Hubble Space Telescope has spied five alien worlds around distant stars that show clear signs of water vapor filling their atmospheres as shown in a new study. This amazing discovery is the first...

Mysterious Rock Appears In Front Of Mars Rover Opportunity

A mysterious Martian rock that appeared in front of the Opportunity rover within days has left scientists scratching their heads. The rover, which landed on Mars in 2004, hasn't moved in over a month as...

Space Lightning: Watch Earth Thunderstorm From Space (ISS)

Astronauts orbiting Earth aboard of the International Space Station sometimes witness incredible phenomena happening on our planet that are invisible to us! This intense lightning storm filmed over Houston is one of these amazing moments. These hypnotic...

Are Aliens Playing Tennis? Mystery Round Rock Found on Mars By Curiosity Rover

The Curiosity Rover has, once again, spotted a mystery round rock at the surface of Mars. The finding highlights how unusual rock formations on Mars can be. Learn what caused it and what it was...

Space oddity: The Whirlpool galaxy is dotted with black holes

In the Milky Way there’s a single X-ray binary — a system consisting of a black hole capturing and heating material from an orbiting companion star — known as Cygnus X-1. But 30 million...

Dead Star Resurrection: Dead Stars (White Dwarf) Can Re-ignite And Explode As Supernova

Dead star resurrection! This is the first time that a dead star re-ignites before exploding! A blaze of glory rarely seen in the universe. Astronomers have proven for the first time that dead stars, known as...

First Interstellar Grains Discovered In Stardust Samples – Alien Visitors?

There may be itsy-bitsy aliens among us. Scientists discover first interstellar grains in the material collected by Stardust! If confirmed, this would be the world's first sampling of contemporary interstellar dust. These dust particles have surprisingly...

Rosetta Selfie: Philae Snaps Selfie With Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Rosetta selfie: Yes, selfies are no longer just a human trend. After the Mars Curiosity Rover, Rosetta took a photo of itself in the outer space. The Rosetta Spacecraft was designed to orbit and land on comet...

The 5 Most Mysterious Photographs Taken on Mars by Nasa’s Curiosity Rover

These five incredible photos are real, but what about our interpretations? Do they show signs of bizarre alien life or are we simply seeing what we want to see? Here are five pictures that I would...

The Helix Nebula Is Watching You (GIF)

NGC 7293 - The Helix Nebula's animated Gif This multispectral animation ranges from the Far Infrared (FIR) to Far Ultraviolet (FUV) + X ray. And the result is so powerful! This amazing gif of the Helix Nebula...

Two Mystery Red Sprites Appear Under Thunderstorm Clouds in Croatia – November 2014

This is the kind of very lucky shot that astronomers are looking for every day. Look at these red sprites captured as a lucky break in the thunderstorm clouds formed over Croatia, yesterday! High above Earth...

Using the Moon as a Giant Particle Detector to Catch Mysterious UHE Cosmic Rays

Scientists want to use the Moon as a giant cosmic ray detector to decipher one of the greatest mysteries in astrophysics: The ultra-high-energy (UHE) cosmic rays. The signals of these particles (the most energetic in the...

Mysterious line of craters on the surface of Jupiter’s moon Callisto

NASA's robot spaceprobe Voyager 1, took this closeup image of the surface of Jupiter's crater scarred moon Callisto in 1979. A mysterious chain of craters is seen to extend diagonally across the image (upper...

Haunting Picture of International Space Station – ISS Really Looks Like an Alien Spaceship

This haunting picture of the International Space Station really looks like an alien spaceship traveling toward Earth! This beautiful Space picture was captured by Ralf Vandebergh on October 16, 2014 over The Netherlands in...

What Happened When Comet Siding Springs Buzzed Mars on Oct. 19, 2014? A Spectacular Martian Meteor Shower

Can you tell me what happened when What comet Siding Springs buzzed Mars on Oct. 19, 2014? Well NASA has recorded one of the most spectacular Martian meteor shower ever! On Friday, NASA held a press...

Superclusters: Laniakea is our Home Supercluster – Cosmic Map

Do you know what are superclusters? They are the biggest structures in the Universe but still mysterious to scientists. Learn more about our home supercluster called Laniakea (‘immeasurable heaven’) Superclusters – regions of space that are densely...

Just Rockets Create Such Strange Cloud In the Sky of Siberia

You probably wonder what these strange glowing clouds spotted above Siberia on December 15, 2014 are! This is rocket art! The mysterious cloud formation appeared just minutes after a Proton-M was launched from the Baikonur...

Galactic flying saucer discovered flying towards Earth by astrophysicist

An intergalactic flying saucer is heading towards Earth... And this alien spaceship was spotted by an astrophysicist analyzing images from outer space! This image of an intergalactic flying saucer is just weird. Really! But sometimes, such weird phenomena...

ISS looks like an unknown, alien spacecraft when tracked manually with a telescope

Look at this awesome gif of the International Space Station! The blurriness and graininess make me imagine this is footage captured of an unknown, non-human spacecraft and it's being shown around the world as confirmation...

PhD student unexpectedly discovers new alien planet orbiting a star double the size of the Sun

Maritza Soto Vasquez, a Chilean doctorate student, has luckily discovered a new planet while studying a nearby red star. Apparently it the new planet has a mass 100 times that of Earth, orbits around a star...

Do we live in a holographic universe? Do we all exist as a result of a universal hologram?

Have you ever wondered if the universe is actually just a holographic projection? While it sounds crazy, Dr. Ian O'Neill and Trace explain why scientists are experimenting to find out if the universe is a...

The Hand of God captured by NASA NuStar telescope

Religion and astronomy may not overlap often. But a new NASA X-ray image captures a celestial object that resembles the "Hand of God." This image by NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, depicts a pulsar wind...

Unexpected space signal leads to mysterious detection of secret companion of the most studied star Delta Cephei

Researchers have detected a mysterious signal with the Mercator Telescope on La palma. This unexpected signal indicates that the star Delta Cephei has a hidden companion. And this is pretty much a problem since this...

Boom Star: Spectacular collision of suns will create new star in night sky in 2022

For the first time in history, parents will be able to point to a dark spot in the sky and say, ‘Watch, kids, there’s a star - The Boom Star - hiding in there,...

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...

Strange stars show fractal patterns and pulsate according to the golden ratio

Fractal patterns and the golden ratio have been discovered in outer space for the very first time. The strange Golden RR Lyrae stars expand and contract according to the golden ratio and create fractal patterns. The...

Signals probably from Extraterrestrial Intelligence discovered by Canadian astronomers

We may have just received our first communication from extraterrestrials. This is what two canadian astronomers searching for Extraterrestrial Intelligence affirm. Anomalous signals from deep space often evoke a quick pulse of gossip and speculation about...

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...

Cassini beams back the closest EVER images of Saturn – And nobody knows what the are

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft continues making history. NASA notes that the first few images sent back to Earth from Cassini are unprocessed, and it is unclear what they show. As Cassini is plunging into Saturn, the spacecraft...

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...

A Smooth Exit from Eternal Inflation: Stephen Hawking last research lays the theoretical groundwork for discovering parallel universes

Stephen Hawking submitted the final version of his last scientific paper entitled "A Smooth Exit from Eternal Inflation" just two weeks before he died, and it lays the theoretical groundwork for discovering a parallel...

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...

Mysterious space signals can pack a serious punch rivaling the stellar cataclysms known as supernovae in their explosive power

The mysterious space whistles, also known as fast radio bursts (FRBs) can pack a serious punch rivaling the stellar cataclysms known as supernovae in their explosive power. This new discovery revolutionizes our picture of FRBs,...

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...

Two new moons discovered orbiting around Jupiter during search for Planet X

New monster telescopes equipped with the latest super-sensitive, wide-field technology detectors has been a boon for astronomical discoveries. Astronomer Scott Sheppard has discovered two new moons around Jupiter bringing the total of known moons to...

High-altitude nuclear weapons testing impacted space weather during Cold War

The Cold War lasted about 45 years and some are saying it has never finished. While neither superpower ever deployed nukes on each others’ soil, high-altitude bomb testing caused a kerfuffle in Earth’s atmosphere. Though the...

Curiosity Rover just spotted this unusually smooth and super-shiny object on Mars baffling scientists

An unusually smooth and reflective Martian rock has caught the attention of NASA scientists, prompting an investigation by the Curiosity rover. With the spectacularly successful landing of the InSight probe on Mars earlier this week,...

China’s doomed space station Tiangong-1 will return to Earth as a massive fireball between March 30th and April 2nd but nobody knows where!

China's doomed space station Tiangong-1 is about to return to Earth as a massive fireball. According to the European Space Agency (ESA), the 8-ton spacecraft will re-enter the atmosphere sometime between March 30th and...