The Cow: Something exploded incredibly quickly in the sky, and astronomers are scrambling to figure out what it is

Something is exploding incredibly quickly in the sky, and astronomers are scrambling to figure out what it is. On 17 June, the twin ATLAS telescopes in Hawaii spotted a bright flash in space that...

NASA Targets Second Half of 2024 for Human Moon Landing

For six months, NASA has been chasing big plans to land humans near the south pole of the moon in 2024. That deadline came from Vice President Mike...

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...

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...

Dwarf Planet The Goblin: New evidence for Planet X

A new dwarf planet called "The Goblin" has been discovered at the edge of our solar system. The world's strange orbital properties provide new evidence for the massive, undiscovered planet that astronomers call “Planet...

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...

New results from the Hubble Space Telescope have deepened one of the biggest mysteries in astronomy

Hubble measurements confirm there's something weird about how the universe is expanding. New results from the Hubble Space Telescope have deepened one of the biggest mysteries in astronomy....

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...

Mars sandstorm: Stunning video shows the entire surface of Mars being obscured by a global dust cloud and haze

This before and after video of Mars is just stunning! The side-by-side movies shows how the ongoing dust storm has enveloped the Red Planet entirely, obscuring its surface on a planet-wide scale, as a...

NASA Astronaut Almost Hit by Asteroid During Apollo Mission

A former NASA astronaut recalled the incident when the Apollo 9 spacecraft almost got hit by an asteroid.

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...

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...

Ancient planet-wide water system discovered on Mars hints at past alien life on RED PLANET

An ancient system of lakes has been identified deep underneath the surface of Mars, in a discovery scientists say hints at the past presence of life: 'Findings like this are hugely important....

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...

The Poles Are Shifting, the Magnetic Field Is Flipping and This Will Get Really Nasty!

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare. Earth...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...