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...

The biggest heart in the Solar System has an incredible origin

Even if you’re feeling a bit lonely here on Earth today, there is one heart that belongs to you, way, way out there in the cosmic void. Sure, it’s three billion miles away on an...

Is this the new Alien “WOW!” Signal? SETI has Recently Detected a New Unexplained Strange Sound

Have you ever heard about the WOW! signal? The "Wow!" Signal picked up by a SETI experiment at Ohio State University in 1977 often gets mentioned, as it was the first time an ambiguous and...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

Space Mystery: Scientists Discover Four Mysterious Signals Coming From Outer Space

Approximately six years ago, a single burst of radio emission of unknown origin was detected outside our Galaxy but no one was certain what it was or even if it was real. Now there is...

Fifth newly discovered asteroid to flyby Earth within 1 lunar distance since January 8, 2017

A new asteroid discovered on February 21, 2017 will shave Earth at 21:08 UTC on February 23, 2017. This 8-meter-large space rock is the fifth asteroid to flyby Earth within 1 lunar distance since January...

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...

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...

Amazing sun dogs appear in the sky of Georgia – With Planet X?

These amazing sun dogs appeared in the sky of Georgia on November 24, 2015. And did you observe the fourth sun in the second and third images? Could this be Planet X? Sun dogs also known...

Our sun probably has an evil twin called Nemesis

Did our sun have a doomsday twin when it was born? Almost certainly yes, though not an identical twin. And so did every other sunlike star in the universe, according to a new analysis. Many stars...

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...

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...

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...

The 2017 solar eclipse will prove that the Sun is bigger than we think

Researchers that study solar eclipses believe the sun is larger than we think. Nasa scientists claim this year's historic solar eclipse will prove that our star is hundreds of miles larger. Computer models suggest that our...

Powerful space explosion sends intense shock wave as if some kind of planet had exploded in the solar system

There are two space-based observatories - one ahead of Earth in its orbit, the other trailing behind - to catch the structure and evolution of solar storms as they blast from the Sun and...

Crucial Step in the Search for Extraterrestrial Life: The First Exoplanet Cloud Map

This is a crucial step in the search for extraterrestrial life! A research team led by the University of Bern has created for the first time ever an exoplanet cloud map from Kepler 7b.   An international...

The end of our galaxy: The Milky Way appears to be on a crash course with the Large Magellanic Cloud, one of its satellite galaxy

The end of the Milky Way as we know it may come a few billion years ahead of schedule. Scientists have recently shown that our home galaxy appears to be on a crash course...

Saturn’s Aurora: New NASA Video Features the Dancing and Colorful Northern Lights of Saturn

Nasa has captured one of the most active aurora ever seen on Saturn. Researchers say the incredible video, based on photographs from Hubble and Cassini, gives the 'best look yet' at the phenomenon on other...

Mysterious space signals could come from hidden galaxies

Scientists recently studied 21 mysterious space signals from revised Third Cambridge Catalogue. Researchers detected significant X-ray emissions for 9 radio sources, but none of these were found to have optical or ultraviolet counterparts. This suggests...

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...

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...

First twin mysterious extragalactic signals detected by the Parkes radio telescope in Australia

Astronomers at the Parkes radio telescope in Australia detected the first twin mysterious extragalactic signals, accompanied by 4 usual but unexplained fast radio bursts. These new mysterious blasts of radio waves from other galaxies deepen the mystery...

This is a real photo of the surface of a comet

Released today by ESA, from the 2014 Rosetta Philae mission landing a probe on comet 67P. On 30 September 2016, ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft came closer than ever to the target it had studied from afar...

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...

Understand our Solar System: Calculate your weight and age on outer planets

Your age and weight change on the different planets of our solar system. Well, try it out now! Calculate your age on other planets Click here to calculate your age on other planets Why do we have different...

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...

Space Mystery: Is the Chicxulub Asteroid Responsible for Life On Mars and the Moons of Jupiter?

How did life spread in the early solar system? A new US study proposes that the Chicxulub Asteroid, the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs, may have catapulted life to Mars and the moons of...

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...

Over 40,000 man-made objects have been tracked in Earth orbit since 1957

This video featured more than 40,000 space debris that have been put into orbit between 1957 to 2016. Many of these man-made objects have already perished in the atmosphere. There are currently only over 17,000...

Very bright mysterious object discovered in the active galaxy Cygnus A

A very bright something has appeared in the well-known and active galaxy Cygnus A. Astronomers are baffled by this newly discovered mysterious object twice as bright as the brightest known supernova at these frequencies! Last week at the American...

Flatworms REGENERATE into mutant TWO-HEADED creatures during study aboard the ISS

IS SPACE CREATING MUTANT CREATURES? Researchers sent flatworms aboard the International Space Station for 5 weeks to STUDY how an absence of normal gravity can affect organisms. AND THEY DIDN'T EXPECT AT ALL WHAT THEY...

Mystery radio bursts traced to distant galaxy – A precise source for the first time

A mysterious type of radio wave from deep space, discovered only a decade ago, has been traced to a precise source for the first time. So-called fast radio bursts (FRBs) picked up in 2016 by...

Mars, Venus and Jupiter are gathering in the morning sky as autumn unfolds

As autumn unfolds, planets are gathering in the morning sky. During this morning planet show, Mars, Venus and Jupiter converge... And the display will improve as autumn unfolds. This picture features the crescent Moon passing by Venus...

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...

Today I learned that Our Solar System Has a Comet-like Tail and Discovered the Blue Color of an Alien Planet

The following two videos are fantastic. They feature two amazing discoveries in space science and alien planetology. The first video shows, for the first time ever, that our solar system has a comet-like TAIL. It was caught...

Supermoon and Geminids peak on December 14 2016

In a spectacular case of bad timing, the full Moon coincides with the annual Geminid meteor shower. Don't feel put out. There's still something for everyone, including a consolation prize. A supermoon is a good thing....

What are those mysterious lights and shadows crossing the Earth?

What are those strange lights and shadows crossing the Earth? A full day on planet Earth is depicted as seen from Japan's Himawari-8 satellite in geostationary orbit high above the Pacific Ocean. As the featured five-second...