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...

Sunspots are vanishing faster than expected: Solar cycle 24 is declining more quickly than forecast

Sunspots are becoming scarce. The fact that sunspots are vanishing comes as no surprise. Forecasters have been saying for years that this would happen as the current solar cycle (“solar cycle 24”) comes to...

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...

Two planets, Same sun: Blue Sunset on Mars and Orange Sunset on Earth

That is weird! Pretty awesome! No? Two planet, one sun: Blue sunset on Mars and orange sunset on Earth

Do black holes glow when they collide? Yes indeed!

Do black holes glow when they collide? When merging, co-orbiting black holes are sure to emit a burst of unusual gravitational radiation, but will they emit light, well before that, if they are surrounded...

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...

Is the Great Red Spot of Jupiter UNRAVELING?Streamers of gas spool away from the giant STORM

What's going on Jupiter? Amateur astronomers around the world are reporting a strange phenomenon on the verge of Jupiter's Great Red Spot (GRS). The giant storm appears to be unraveling. Long streamers...

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...

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...

Did aliens just try to contact us? Mysterious signal comes from distant constellation that just may have intelligent life

Did aliens just try to contact us? An unexplained blip picked up by a Russian telescope last year could be a message from a distant civilization, sent nearly a century ago. Astronomers engaged in the search...

Aliens may actually be occupying Mars

The NASA Curiosity rover made a remarkable discovery this week that may hint at signs of life on Mars. The surprising development brings legitimacy to the long-held notion...

Space Oddity: Hypergiant Star VY Canis Majoris is 3600 Times Larger Than Our Sun

Could you imagine a star 3,600 times larger than our Sun? Introducing Hypergiant VY Canis Majoris. You want a fascinating fact? Our Sun is approximately 1,000,000 times more massive than the Earth (and here look...

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

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...

The Journey of a Billion Dreams

India doesn't only want to colonize Kashmir. They also want the moon. India rocket is already orbiting the moon to study the far...

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...

Space mystery: Hundreds of high energy extragalactic bursts detected and no one has a clear answer why

Deep in the mountains of West Virginia, the Green Bank Observatory has been receiving a mysterious powerful flashes from deep space. Could this be a message from an advanced civilization, or is...

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...

‘Space Debris I’ Shows Every Single Piece Of Junk In Earth’s Orbit

Has the space junk in Earth orbit really reached a dangerous tipping point? Space is a vast and often empty place, but within our own orbit, things are getting pretty crowded. There are millions of...

Cosmic radiation from giant star system is heading towards Earth on intergalactic winds

A star system containing two gigantic suns is blasting cosmic rays into space and NASA scientists have found that the radiation is making its way towards Earth on intergalactic winds. High-energy observations in the...

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...

Space colony: Sperm survives microgravity, but no space babies soon

Frozen sperm samples can remain viable after exposure to microgravity conditions that are somewhat similar to those found in space, new research reveals. The findings suggests that at...

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...

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...

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...

Last Magnetic Pole Reversal Persisted 22,000 Years – And That’s Pretty Terrifying!

The phenomenon of magnetic pole reversal is when the magnetic north and south pole switch for hundreds of thousands of years before the process reverses itself. Sometimes the phenomenon...

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...

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...

The sun swallowed a giant icy comet on December 8 2015

On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, the sun swallowed an icy comet. The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spotted the visitor from outer space plunging into our star. The comet - "rubble pile" of rock and gravel -...

Two ‘Ghost Moons’ orbit Earth

A pair of so-called "ghost moons" have been documented orbiting our planet and they're not far from the moon we all look up and see in the night sky. These false moons are hazy clouds...

Mysterious particle that struck Antarctica was traced back to a distant galaxy with an enormous spinning black hole

A mysterious, ghostly particle that slammed into Earth and lit up sensors buried deep beneath the south pole has been traced back to a distant galaxy that harbours an enormous spinning black hole. Astronomers...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Earth Just Got Blasted With the Highest-Energy Photons Ever Recorded – But Scientists Don’t Understand What Created Them

Earth just got blasted with the highest-energy photons ever recorded. The gamma rays, which clocked in at well over 100 tera-electronvolts (10 times what LHC can produce) seem...

This is not an alien spaceship… It’s Saturn over the Chilean Andes

Look at this awesomeness! These are amazing photographs of Saturn over the Andes. You even see its rings! Wow! This is a foretaste of a photoalbum which is under construction linking scientific and photographic work. It should come...

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...

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...