Astronomers describe that the present-day tilt of the Moon is likely a result of collision-free encounters of the early Moon with small planetary bodies.
NASA released a stunningly colorful new image of the dwarf planet Pluto, the latest in a series of images that steadily trickle down from the New Horizons probe since it left the solar system this July. And it’s not only eye candy either; the features this picture reveals has left the smart guys at the agency scratching their heads.
Just like predicted, astronomers observed a flare ejected out of a black hole… but they don’t know exactly why.
The first (seen in the first animation) took place on September 7 and the second one on the November 2. People though these were some planes crashing, but were later confirmed to be small meteor showers. Just so you know, this happens all the time in our atmosphere and there is nothing to be alarmed about. Albeit, legion of these
It’s a remarkable landmark for the International Space Station (ISS) – it’s been successfully orbiting the Earth for 15 years.
It was exciting at first when Russia announced that six female astronauts would live in a spacecraft in Moscow for eight days, but it went downhill fast.
Astronomers were surprised to discover a cluster of younger stars hiding in the center of our galaxy, among other, much older stars.
For the first time, astronomers have detected primordial oxygen gassing out from a comet
True to its name, comet Lovejoy is having a stellar party, releasing large amounts of ethanol, the same type of alcohol found in terrestrial alcoholic beverages.
About 160,000 light-years away, two stars are overlapping in what could be poetically described as an explosive catastrophic kiss.