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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Strange Sounds of the Universe: Strange music noise from the Supernova Cassiopeia A

Strange Sounds of the Universe: Strange music noise from the Supernova Cassiopeia A The next video show you what a supernova sounds like when it explodes. This was made possible by scientists who convert the...

Space Mystery: The Eerie and Ghostly Shape of the Boomerang Nebula

The ALMA telescope has unveiled amazing pictures of the Boomerang Nebula, the coldest place in the universe with temperatures reaching - 272°C. This temperature is even colder than the background glow from the Big Bang. Previous...

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...

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...

Unusual Space Discovery: The Passing-by Asteroid 1998 QE2 has its Own Orbiting Moon

An asteroid called 1998 QE2 is set to whiz past Earth today afternoon, at a safe distance that's about 3.6 million miles away from a collision with our homeworld. As it got closer to...

Earth’s Habitability is Finite: Scientists Estimate Our Planet Has Still Another 1.75 Billion Years to go

Bad news, or good news? According to some new astrobiological research, our time here on Earth is finite, and we better find our way off it sooner rather than later.  The results of this research group from...

Red Plants? This Video Shows How Photosythesis Looks Like From Space

Have you ever seen red plants? Well, most certainly not! During photosynthesis, a plant is often unable to absorb all the uncoming light that hits their leaves and chloroplasts and a small portion of it...

Win a trip to Space!

Axe wants to send 22 people to Space. So try and win a trip to Space! The men's personal care product company AXE (Lynx) is launching a new global campaign to send 22 contest...

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...

Video of a Comet Smashing Into the Sun: Did a Comet Trigger the Sun Storm on August 20 2013?

Can comets trigger a solar eruption? Well, it seems like the giant solar storm on August 20 2013 may have been created by a comet colliding with our star! Amazing! This awesome video comes from the Solar and...

Space Enigma: Saturn’s Mysterious Hexagonal Cloud System

This is the newly released 8-frame movie of Saturn's enigmatic "hexagon." It is the highest-resolution footage ever acquired of the massive six-sided maelstrom atop the ringed planet's north pole. Simply gorgeous! How the system formed,...

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...

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...