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...

Aliens are in Love! Mars Surface is Covered by Heart-Shaped Impacts

A welcome sign? The surface of Mars is full of natural hearts everywhere! We love you guys! As reported by Chris Hadfield, the surface of Mars is literally covered by natural heart-shaped craters. Why do all have...

Mars may not be quite geologically dead! Liquid water present beneath the south polar ice cap of Mars requires underground heat source

New research suggests liquid water is present beneath the south polar ice cap of Mars. Now, a new study argues there needs to be an underground source of heat for liquid water...

ISS looks like an unknown, alien spacecraft when tracked manually with a telescope

Look at this awesome gif of the International Space Station! The blurriness and graininess make me imagine this is footage captured of an unknown, non-human spacecraft and it's being shown around the world as confirmation...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mysterious space object ‘Oumuamua’ is probably not an alien spaceship, although researchers did say it could be a solar radiation-propelled spaceship

A variety of news outlets have been reporting this week that Harvard scientists say 'Oumuamua' might be an alien visitor. And in fact, the researchers did say that! On October 19, 2017, a strange object...

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...

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...

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 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...

An Enormous Cloud Of Hydrogen Is Hurtling Towards Our Galaxy At Full Speed And The Collision Is Inevitable

According to data collected by the telescope Green Bank, a giant cloud of hydrogen is hurtling towards our galaxy. And their collision will cause an awesome explosion of stars.   A huge cloud of hydrogen is hurtling...

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...

Red Plants? This Video Shows How Photosythesis Looks Like From Space

Have you ever seen red plants? Well, most certainly not! During photosynthesis, a plant is often unable to absorb all the uncoming light that hits their leaves and chloroplasts and a small portion of it...

Are Aliens Playing Tennis? Mystery Round Rock Found on Mars By Curiosity Rover

The Curiosity Rover has, once again, spotted a mystery round rock at the surface of Mars. The finding highlights how unusual rock formations on Mars can be. Learn what caused it and what it was...

Mystery Space Cloud Observed From the International Space Station (ISS)

What was this strange jellyfish astronauts on board the International Space Station saw? An alien? A rocket launch? A missile launch? One thing is sure, the cloud it left behind was pretty amazing! So what...

China launched a rocket on February 12, 2018… And it seems that some parts crashed back to the Earth, damaging residential buildings

On February 12, 2018, China launched a rocket successfully from the Province of Sichuan. But while every space powers are favoring reentries in uninhabited areas, Chinese have decided that their space junk could fall...

Our sun is currently engulfed by a hurricane of dark matter!

So what's going on with that 'Hurricane of Dark Matter?'. It’s the perfect science-fiction device: a hurricane of dark matter. Recent, real-life research has demonstrated that our Sun is currently engulfed in a so-called...

Massive reservoir of water that could submerge Mars entirely discovered beneath North Pole of the Red Planet

Using ground-penetrating radar, scientists detected a massive reservoir of frozen water sandwiched by layers of sand beneath the northern polar ice cap on Mars. This reservoir contains so much ice that, if...

Last year’s solar eclipse set off a fast-moving atmospheric wave that propagated around the world for hours after the eclipse was over

The solar eclipse on August 21, 2017, set off a wave in the upper atmosphere that was seen from Brazil an hour later. Yes, the moon’s shadow spurred an atmospheric wave that propagated around...

The smiling Cheshire Cat will stop laughing in a few 100 million years

This group of galaxies looks like a smiling Cheshire Cat with X-rays (violet). But the Cat will stop laughing as its “eyes” will collide in less than a billion years. The Cheshire Cat is a relatively...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Fabulous Timelapses of Extreme Storms and Northern Lights

Tired of northern lights and storm timelapses? Watch these videos and rediscover the beauty of Aurora Borelis and the eerie awesomeness of ferocious lightning storms! You probably have seen too many different storm and aurora...

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...

Do we live in a holographic universe? Do we all exist as a result of a universal hologram?

Have you ever wondered if the universe is actually just a holographic projection? While it sounds crazy, Dr. Ian O'Neill and Trace explain why scientists are experimenting to find out if the universe is a...

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...

A strange glowing light and a new bizarre crater have been discovered on Mars

So many strange things are happening on the Red Planet! NASA’s Curiosity rover has captured a mysterious glow on Mars. Meanwhile, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has discovered...

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...

A volcano is currently erupting on Mars

Are these pictures showing an eruption of Arsia Mons, a Mars volcano thought to be inactive? This image captured by the Mars Express orbiter of ESA on October 18, 2018 really looks like an ash...

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...

Mysterious Rock Appears In Front Of Mars Rover Opportunity

A mysterious Martian rock that appeared in front of the Opportunity rover within days has left scientists scratching their heads. The rover, which landed on Mars in 2004, hasn't moved in over a month as...

Holy crap: That’s the staggering size of Black Holes (video)

Not only are black holes the most violent places in the universe, they may also hold the key to our understanding of it. If we can figure out black holes, we may also be...

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...