NASA is preparing for a potentially game-changing mission: intercepting an asteroid and bringing a sample back home.
The European Space Agency’s Planck satellite has revealed some information which may force us to rethink the evolution of the early Universe.
Pictures from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft seem to indicate that the dwarf planet was much more active than we thought.
It’s not the full picture, but its a lot more than we knew before.
Spinning black holes are capable of complex quantum information processes encoded in the X-ray photons emitted by the accretion disk.
A dark galaxy that a Sith Lord would enjoy.
Polish astronomers have captured an incredibly rare event from start to finish: a white dwarf going nova.
Now? Not so much.
Reason number #1304 not to colonize Io.
The findings help create a more comprehensive picture of supermassive black hole populations.
Every two minutes, this pulsing star lights up the entire star system.
They actually take one another for a spin.
The findings could reveal the location of the missing matter of our universe.
Death from the heavens.
Researchers working with the Gemini North telescope in Hawaii have made a stunning discovery: they found evidence of water clouds around a brown dwarf. Since its discovery, the brown dwarf known as WISE 0855 has fascinated astronomers. It lies just 7.2 light-years from Earth and it’s the coldest confirmed object outside of our solar system at temperatures ranging between −48 to −13 °C (that’s −55
It’s enthralling, but creepy.
Watch it live here!
They may be more common than we thought.
We may actually get to see a black hole!
Astronomers working with the Hubble telescope have discovered that the Universe is expanding 5-9% faster than expected, and this is intriguing.