The Top Ten Space Missions to Watch in 2013

This 2012 was busy with space missions. 2013 will maybe be more busier with astronauts and cosmonauts transports to the International Space Station and with China, South Korea, India, Canada and European countries launching...

Space Weather: Mysterious Red Sprites Dance Over New Mexico – July 18 2014 (PHOTOS)

Although the sun is extremely quiet, space weather continues and amazes us! High above thunderstorm clouds, red sprites coming from the edge of space were photographed dancing over New Mexico. Harald Edens photographed this deep blood-red...

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...

Unexpected space signal leads to mysterious detection of secret companion of the most studied star Delta Cephei

Researchers have detected a mysterious signal with the Mercator Telescope on La palma. This unexpected signal indicates that the star Delta Cephei has a hidden companion. And this is pretty much a problem since this...

NASA’s ‘Starshade’ prepped to hunt alien planets

Starshade exoplanet-hunting missions may be technologically daunting. But they're not beyond NASA's reach! Such a mission would employ a space telescope and a separate craft flying about 25,000...

Mysterious Hurricane at Saturn’s North Pole: It’s also Hurricane Season on Other Solar system Planets!

This year, the hurricane season in the Atlantic begins June 1st and ends November 30th. The Eastern Pacific hurricane season begins May 15th and also ends November 30th. On earth, the hurricane period is...

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...

Strange stars show fractal patterns and pulsate according to the golden ratio

Fractal patterns and the golden ratio have been discovered in outer space for the very first time. The strange Golden RR Lyrae stars expand and contract according to the golden ratio and create fractal patterns. The...

Mysterious green anomaly appears over Jupiter on NASA satellite image

A NASA image of Jupiter shows a mysterious green anomaly hovering above the surface of Jupiter. The green color probably is the effect of ionizing radiation, like bright auroras? Some will say, this glowing green...

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...

What Happened When Comet Siding Springs Buzzed Mars on Oct. 19, 2014? A Spectacular Martian Meteor Shower

Can you tell me what happened when What comet Siding Springs buzzed Mars on Oct. 19, 2014? Well NASA has recorded one of the most spectacular Martian meteor shower ever! On Friday, NASA held a press...

The magnetic field is shifting, the poles are flipping and this will get really bad!

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...

After Exoplanets, The First Exomoon Glimpsed?

After exoplanets, the next frontier is exomoons around alien planets. And the first one may have been already discovered! Already more than 1,000 exoplanets have been discovered across the solar system. Now it's time to find moons...

WOW! WOW! WOW! WOW! WOW! Mindboggling! The volcanic activity of Jupiter’s satellite Io captured by JIRAM aboard Juno

INCREDIBLE, IMPRESSIVE, MINDBLOGGING INFRARED IMAGES OF THE VOLCANIC ACTIVITY OF JUPITER'S SATELLITE IO. The bright spots are volcanoes! The brightest one on the upper right is Zal volcano. The bright spots are volcanoes in this...

Russia Sends Its First Humanoid Robot Into Space

Russia has launched its first humanoid robot into space. The robot is on a two-week mission to the International Space Station to support the crew and test his...

PhD student unexpectedly discovers new alien planet orbiting a star double the size of the Sun

Maritza Soto Vasquez, a Chilean doctorate student, has luckily discovered a new planet while studying a nearby red star. Apparently it the new planet has a mass 100 times that of Earth, orbits around a star...

Strange Space Phenomenon: Discover the Witch Nebula in Outer Space

It's also Halloween in outer space! Look at this gigantic witch head screaming in the vastness of space about 900 light-years away from Earth. Astronomers probably got shocked when they saw this weird structure for the...

Clouds cast thousand-mile shadows into Space when viewed aboard the ISS

The shadows cast by clouds appear surprisingly dramatic from space. Dense cloud formations can create long shadows that stretch for thousands of miles across the Earth’s surface before reaching horizon. Watching the sky and clouds from...

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 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...

Mars’ Moon Phobos Eclipses the Sun As Seen by NASA’s Curiosity Rover

This video clip shows the larger of the two moons of Mars, Phobos, passing directly in front of the sun, in an eclipse photographed by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity. I love our Solar System! Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Space Enigma: Saturn’s Mysterious Hexagonal Cloud System

This is the newly released 8-frame movie of Saturn's enigmatic "hexagon." It is the highest-resolution footage ever acquired of the massive six-sided maelstrom atop the ringed planet's north pole. Simply gorgeous! How the system formed,...

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...

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...

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...

Space Mystery: First Fast Radio Bursts Detected In Northern Hemisphere Deepens Astrophysics Mystery

This is not the first scientific publication about mysterious signals from outer space, but this radio-burst discovery deepens astrophysics mystery! Scientists have recently captured, using the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico, the first “fast radio...

Space Discovery: Hubble Spots Water in Atmospheres of Alien Planets

The Hubble Space Telescope has spied five alien worlds around distant stars that show clear signs of water vapor filling their atmospheres as shown in a new study. This amazing discovery is the first...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

A Mysterious Eye Seen From Space in the Moyave Desert

In 1980 a small team of friends designed a matrix of mirrors a mile wide, in the shape of a human eye in the Mojave desert. The mirrors...

Winter wonderland on Planet Mars

Have you ever wondered how Mars look like in winter? Fall and winter temperatures bring changes to Mars as the carbon dioxide atmosphere turns to dry ice frost that clings to the surface. The...

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...

Earth’s rotation will slow down this century

Earth's rotation will slow down this century. And the reason behind is is both fascinating and weird. As ice caps melt, Earth’s rotation is slowing down, and that’s making our days slightly longer. Shrinking glaciers are affecting...

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...