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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

There are mysterious clouds on Mars (video)

This video was taken early on the morning of July 17 2017. And what's amazing is that these images show clouds in the Martian atmosphere! So what are these mysterious clouds on Mars? Follow us on Facebook and Twitter

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

US spy satellite circles the ISS

On May 1st at Cape Canaveral, SpaceX launched a classified satellite (USA 276) for the US National Reconnaissance Office. On June 3rd, USA 276 made a close approach and effectively circled the ISS. On May 1st...

The mystery behind the 40-year-old ‘WOW signal’ from outer space may finally be solved

The source of the mysterious ‘Wow!’ space signal which has baffled astronomers for decades might finally have been found. A new study suggests that the signal could have been caused by a comet orbiting in the...

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...

First detection of a baby star being fed with a dusty hamburger in Chile

An international research team has made the first ever detection of a baby star being fed with a dusty “hamburger” - dusty accretion disk - with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA). This new image...

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...

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...

X-ray ‘Tsunami’ Wave Found in Perseus Galaxy Cluster (Video)

Scientists have found a vast tsunami wave of hot gas in the nearby Perseus galaxy cluster. The wave is about twice the size of our own Milky Way galaxy, spanning some 200,000 light-years. The researchers say...

Mysterious X-ray flash from deep space baffles astronomers

A new mysterious flash of X-rays detected by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory is currently baffling scientists. The event as observed does not fit any known phenomena. Astronomers do not know what caused it. It was a...

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...

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...

Blue lightning jet filmed from space for the first time

This is the first time they've ever seen this blue lightning shoot up like that. An amazing 245 blue flashes were recorded as the space station flew 250 miles above the Bay of Bengal. Crazy activity! For...

Lunar eclipse, comet, full moon all coming Friday night: Rare space TRIPLE event on February 10, 2017

Skywatchers will enjoy a rare space triple-header Friday night and early Saturday morning... A "penumbra" lunar eclipse during the full "snow" moon... and the flyby of a comet. Here's a look at what you will see...

Dangerous Weakening of Earth’s Magnetic Field Tracked by Scientists

The Earth is blanketed by a magnetic field. It’s what makes compasses point north, and protects our atmosphere from continual bombardment from space by charged particles such as protons. Every so often, the magnetic field...

Third near miss in January 2017: Newly discovered asteroid makes closest flyby since September 6, 2016

A newly discovered asteroid named 2017 BH30 made the closest flyby since September 6, 2016 on January 30, 2017. 2017 BH30 belongs to Apollo group of asteroids. It was discovered by Catalina Sky Survey on...

What is killing entire galaxies across the Universe?

It's the big astrophysical whodunnit. Across the Universe, galaxies are being killed and the question scientists want answered is, what's killing them? Out there in the depths of space there are entire galaxies being killed off...

The largest ever observed gravity wave in the Solar System crossed Venus’ atmosphere and astronomers are trying to understand

A Japanese spacecraft has spotted a massive gravity wave in Venus’ atmosphere. This is not the first time such a wave was observed on the Solar System’s second planet, but it is the largest ever...

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...

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,...

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...

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....

Saturn’s weird hexagon storm like you’ve never seen before

You have never seen Saturn's weird hexagon storm like this. NASA's Cassini spacecraft sent back more jaw-dropping photos of Saturn and its huge, bizarre hexagonal storm that swirls around the planet's north pole. The images, taken...

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,...

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...

Increasing number of dangerous asteroids that could destroy Earth discovered

Astronomers have identified an increasing number of asteroids which “pose a threat” to Earth. The so-called Near-Earth Objects, or NEOs, are asteroids or comets whose orbits are close to ours, meaning there is a risk...

Mysterious satellite blackouts linked to powerful ionospheric thunderstorms

These SWARM satellites were sent into orbit to measure the Earth's invisible magnetic field. But the scientific instruments have been suffering mysterious blackouts as they circle the planet leaving specialists puzzled. Now, scientists have probably discovered why...

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...