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...

Dramatic Cloud Shadows From Space (Pictures)

The shadows cast by clouds appear surprisingly dramatic from space. Look at these dense cloud formations creating long silhouettes that stretch for thousands of miles across the Earth’s...

Space Lightning: Watch Earth Thunderstorm From Space (ISS)

Astronauts orbiting Earth aboard of the International Space Station sometimes witness incredible phenomena happening on our planet that are invisible to us! This intense lightning storm filmed over Houston is one of these amazing moments. These hypnotic...

Astronomy Picture Of The Day: Spiral Galaxies in Collision

Now there are two. But billions of years from now, only one of these two galaxies will remain. Until then, spiral galaxies NGC 2207 and IC 2163 will slowly pull each other apart, creating tides...

Going where no nation has gone before: China lands on the far side of the moon

Today China successfully landed a rover on the farside of the Moon. The Chang'e 4 lunar probe touched down in the South Pole-Aitken Basin, the largest, deepest and oldest known crater in...

Superclusters: Laniakea is our Home Supercluster – Cosmic Map

Do you know what are superclusters? They are the biggest structures in the Universe but still mysterious to scientists. Learn more about our home supercluster called Laniakea (‘immeasurable heaven’) Superclusters – regions of space that are densely...

Planetary conjunction october 2015: Venus and Jupiter are the two brightest objects in the night sky after the moon and converge with Mars

This week, Venus and Jupiter are the two brightest objects in the night sky after the moon. Look at two planets aligning in the sky around the world and keep in mind they will converge...

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...

Using the Moon as a Giant Particle Detector to Catch Mysterious UHE Cosmic Rays

Scientists want to use the Moon as a giant cosmic ray detector to decipher one of the greatest mysteries in astrophysics: The ultra-high-energy (UHE) cosmic rays. The signals of these particles (the most energetic in the...

The First Active Fault Zone Has Been Found on Mars: Cerberus Fossae

Rumbling quakes on the red planet have been traced back to Cerberus Fossae. This suggests this geologically young region is still alive and cracking.

Amazing Photos and Videos of LADEE Spacecraft Launch From Virginia – September 6 2013

Those are pictures and videos of the first-ever lunar mission launched from Virginia! NASA's newest robotic explorer LADEE rocketed into space late Friday, September 6 2013 in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled...

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...

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...

Understand our Solar System: Calculate your weight and age on outer planets

Your age and weight change on the different planets of our solar system. Well, try it out now! Calculate your age on other planets Click here to calculate your age on other planets Why do we have different...

Amazing Space Discovery: A Strange Lonely Planet Found without a Star

This is an amazing discovery! Astronomers find a free-floating exoplanet that is not orbiting a star! PSO J318.5-22 has all the characteristics of young planets found around other stars, but it is drifting out there all...

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...

Amateur astronomer Michael Sidonio discovers new dwarf galaxy

Amateur astronomer Michael Sidonio discovered a new dwarf galaxy with a backyard telescope. The object has been confirmed with one of the world's largest telescopes, and adds support to the most popular model of galaxy...

Our galaxy is on fire: More than 1,800 supernovae discovered in just 6 months

A huge amount of supernovae has been observed by a team of Japanese researchers using the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii. In just six months of observations, they discovered 1,824...

Strange Sky Phenomenon: Electric-Blue Sunrise Over Russia

This photo is not that of a sunset but actually of a SUNRISE! Weird, no? How come is the sky blue and not colored in different shades of orange, yellow, red and purple? The sunrise...

Strange news from the far side of the Moon

Our own Moon has one of the largest preserved craters in the Solar System, the South Pole-Aitken Basin, located on the far side of the satellite. The area is...

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...

The Witch Head Nebula Looks Like A Sorceress Screaming In Space

It's always Halloween in outer space! Look at this gigantic witch head screaming in the vastness of space about 900 light-years away from Earth.

Mystery as 100 Stars Disappear in the Night Sky

What's going on now in space? A comparison of old and new star catalogs shows that some objects seem to have gone missing. Stars...

Unexpected Electrical Surge and Magnetic Anomaly Reported in Norway

Something unexpected happened in the soil of northern Norway on January 6, 2020. Suddenly, electrical currents started flowing creating strong variations in both ground currents and the...

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...

The 5 Most Mysterious Photographs Taken on Mars by Nasa’s Curiosity Rover

These five incredible photos are real, but what about our interpretations? Do they show signs of bizarre alien life or are we simply seeing what we want to see? Here are five pictures that I would...

Mysterious Space Signal: Unknown X-ray Signal Detected By NASA Intrigues Astronomers – Dark Matter?

It is not the first unknown and mysterious space signal captured from outer space, but it is the latest to date! NASA and ESA scientists have detected an intriguing X-ray signal coming from the Perseus galaxy...

Space oddity: The Whirlpool galaxy is dotted with black holes

In the Milky Way there’s a single X-ray binary — a system consisting of a black hole capturing and heating material from an orbiting companion star — known as Cygnus X-1. But 30 million...

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?...

Amazing Space Discovery: First Antimatter Detection in Solar Flares (Positrons)

What a discovery! Scientists  have detected antimatter in solar flares via microwave and magnetic-field using data provided by NASA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO), and radio images at two frequencies from Japan's Nobeyama Radioheliograph. Actually, it's not 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...

These 8 New Sciences Articles Show We Don’t Know How Our Solar System and Our Universe Formed

Astronomy and early solar formation theories remain mysterious for scientists. University of Manchester 1. Dark Matter May Be Older Than The Big Bang

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 -...

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...

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...

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...

Stunning sky phenomena in September 2015: Blood moon lunar eclipse, Neptune at opposition, bright Venus and Mars, Saturn visible at nightfall

September's most-famous astronomical event is the autumnal equinox, which will occur this year on Wednesday, Sept. 23. And we will move toward the shorter days of winter. But there are also other amazing sky phenomena that...

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,...

Radioactive Interstellar Dust Found in Antarctica or Another Cover-Up?

An international team of researchers has analyzed recent snow deposits in Antarctica and discovered the presence of a material that comes from outside our Solar System. And the...

Amazing Space Phenomenon: Water Geysers Erupt From Jupiter’s Icy Moon Europa

Water spouts taller than Mt Everest appear to burst out of Europa, Jupiter's icy moon, when it is farthest from its planet. This may reinforce that Europa is one of the most promising places...