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...

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...

Our solar system’s largest asteroid, Ceres, is covered by ice volcanoes

We usually associate volcanoes with extreme heat. But new results demonstrate that the Solar System’s largest asteroid, Ceres, is covered in volcanoes that have spewed ice throughout their history. Scientists analyzed images of Ceres, a...

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...

Abundant ice on Mars: Deep buried glaciers discovered on the Red Planet

Buried glaciers have been spotted on Mars, offering new hints about how much water may be accessible on the Red Planet and where it is located. Although ice has long been known to exist...

The sun motion is parallel to the horizon level at the poles

What does the sun do at the Pole? Well it walks parallel to the horizon level without rising or setting! This amazing timelapse shows the sun circling around the...

Noctilucent clouds: Climate change at the edge of Space

In the summer of 1885, sky watchers around northern Europe noticed that sunsets weren’t the same any more. The red and orange colors they were used to seeing were still there — but those familiar...

The Mars methane mystery deepens

The methane mystery on Mars just got stranger. New results from ESA and Roscosmos' ExoMarsTrace Gas Orbiter, has unexpectedly not detected methane in the atmosphere of Mars. This result follows the 2013 detection...

A Star Explosion of Gold and Platinum

When the universe's most massive objects are crashing into each other... They leave a rain of gold and platinum behind them. The universe's most...

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...

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...

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...

Tracks from giant alien trucks found on the surface of Jupiter’s Moon Europa during flyover

Those are clearly tracks from giant alien trucks. Or is it a huge ski resort on the surface of Jupiter's Moon Europa? In any cases, we could imagine Europa has already been colonized when watching...

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...

Mysterious glowing object over Russia baffles stargazers

What is this mysterious glowing object moving in the sky of Russia on July 16, 2016? Could it be a UFO? A bright but slow asteroid? Or just the exhaust of rocket released in the air?...

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...

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.

Strange Sun Effects: Atmospheric Radiation Highest Ever Recorded and Cosmic Rays at 5 Year High

Something ironic is happening in Earth's atmosphere. Solar activity is very low. However atmospheric radiation is heading in the opposite direction and cosmic rays percolating through the air...

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....

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...

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 at least what two canadian astronomers searching for Extraterrestrial Intelligence affirm.

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...

Second Repeating Fast Radio Burst Traced To Its Origin Deepens Mystery Of Their Sources

The source of Fast Radio Bursts has remained unknown since their discovery in 2007. And this new discovery has made this unsolved mystery in astronomy even more puzzling.

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...