NASA discovers unusual deep pit on Mars’ South Pole

NASA doesn’t know yet what could have caused it.

Another Einstein predication is confirmed by scientists: gravitational lensing measures star’s mass for the 1st time

Einstein — right again!

Citizen scientists discover new cold star close to our solar system

In this day and age, everyone can be a scientist.

Scorching exoplanet is hotter than most stars. It’s so hot it might even leave a trail of atomic gas like a comet

That’s one hot tomato!

Curiosity rover finds that its landing crater on Mars could have been habitable for 700 million years

We don’t know whether Mars held life… but there’s certainly a lot of potential.

Gravitational waves observed for the third time, opening new, unexplored paths in physics

The thrilling discovery is confirmed.

Japan launches satellite to generate its own, better GPS

Positioning errors will be decreased by a factor of 100.

Nothing can escape a black hole’s clutch — and this proves Einstein’s Theory of Relativity (again)

Ready to sink your teeth into some black holes?

Halos on Mars suggest the red planet may have been hospitable for far long longer than thought

Life had more time to appear or even thrive on Mars than we imagined.

For the first time ever, we’ve seen a black hole being silently born — no supernova required

Why blow up when you can mass up?