New Earth Mission Will Track Rising Oceans Into 2030

Earth's climate is changing, and the study of oceans is vital to understanding the effects of those changes on our future. For the first time,...

Observing the black hole symphony using gravitational wave astronomy

Shrouded in mystery since their discovery, the phenomenon of black holes continues to be one of the most mind-boggling enigmas in our universe. In recent...

Geologic Map of the Titan now its completed

The global geology of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, has been completed and fully reveals a dynamic world of dunes, lakes, plains, craters and other...

Scientist refine how fast the universe is expanding

Wielding state of the art technologies and techniques, a team of astrophysicists has added a novel approach to quantifying one of the most fundamental...

Hubble saw a strange spiral galaxy

The universe is simply so vast that it can be difficult to maintain a sense of scale. Many galaxies we see through telescopes such as...

NASA Finds Neptune Moons Locked in Dance of Avoidance

Even by the wild standards of the outer solar system, the strange orbits that carry Neptune's two innermost moons are unprecedented, according to newly...

NASA’s Mars 2020 Will Hunt for Microscopic Fossils

Sientists with NASA's Mars 2020 rover have discovered what may be one of the best places to look for signs of ancient life in...

The first generation of stars formed faster than before

The discovery of a 13 billion-year-old cosmic cloud of gas enabled a team of Carnegie astronomers to perform the earliest-ever measurement of how the universe was enriched with a diversity of chemical elements.

Hole in the ozone layer now its started healing

This year's maximum ozone hole level is around 10 million square kilometers, less than half the size of the ozone hole.

Mercury is making a rare transit tomorrow, it happens only 13...

Tomorrow November 11 we're in for a rare treat, as the innermost planet, Mercury, passes directly in front of the Sun for a few hours.

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