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,...

Star Survives Close Call with a Black Hole

Astronomers may have discovered a new kind of survival story: a star that had a brush with a giant black hole and lived to...

New infrared telescope to spot cosmic hidden treasures

A new infrared telescope, to be designed and built by astronomers at The Australian National University (ANU), will monitor the entire southern sky in...

Puzzling ‘cold quasar’ forming new stars in spite of active galactic...

Researchers from the University of Kansas have described a galaxy more than 5.25 billion light years away undergoing a rarely seen stage in its...

Four Possible Missions to Study the Secrets of the Solar System

The Four Possible Missions to Study the Secrets of the Solar System, NASA selected four studies from the discovery program to develop conceptual studies...

Powerful new AI technique detects and classifies objects in astronomical images

Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed a powerful new computer program called Morpheus that can analyze astronomical image data pixel by pixel to...

ESO telescopes moderately affected by the constellations under development

ESO telescopes moderately affected by the constellations under development, Astronomers have recently raised concerns about the effects of satellite megastars on scientific research. To...

Rehearsal Time for NASA’s Asteroid Sampling Spacecraft

In August, a robotic spacecraft will make NASA’s first-ever attempt to descend to the surface of an asteroid, collect a sample, and ultimately bring...

ESO observations reveals the black holes at the cosmic dawn

ESO observations reveals the black holes at the cosmic dawn, Astronomers using ESO's Very Large Telescope have observed reservoirs of cool gas around some...

Astronomers said Goldilocks Star is the best place to look for...

Astronomers said Goldilocks Star is the best place to look for life, In searching for life outside Earth, astronomers look for planets in the...

The closest known brown dwarf Luhman 16A have atmosphere similar to...

A team of astronomers has discovered that the closest known brown dwarf, Luhman 16A, shows signs of cloud bands similar to those seen on...

Astronomy students find 17 new planets including Earth sized world

Astronomy students find 17 new planets including Earth sized world, British Columbia astronomy student has discovered 17 new planets, including a potentially habitable world...

Are gamma ray burst is powered by the collapse of a...

When a massive star in a distant galaxy collapses, forming a black hole, two giant jets of light-emitting plasma shoot from its core. These...

Magnetic north and the elongating blob

For some years now, scientists have been puzzling over why the north magnetic pole has been making a dash towards Siberia. Thanks, in part,...

Safety zone saves giant moons from fatal plunge

Safety zone saves giant moons from fatal plunge, Numerical simulations showed that the temperature gradient in the disk of gas around a young gas...

Scientists are closer than ever to signal from cosmic dawn

Around 12 billion years ago, the universe emerged from a great cosmic dark age as the first stars and galaxies lit up and now...

Speed of space storms key to protecting astronauts and satellites from...

Space weather forecasters need to predict the speed of solar eruptions, as much as their size, to protect satellites and the health of astronauts,...

The connection from the NASA mission to Fermi is near halo...

The connection from the NASA mission to Fermi is near halo pulsar, NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has discovered a faint but sprawling glow...

Galaxy pyrotechnic of 23 million light-years away

Galaxy pyrotechnic of 23 million light-years away, Galaxies around 23 million light-years away are impressive and sustainable fireworks. Instead of paper, dust and fire,...

NASA web search for atmospheres around habitable extrasolar planets

NASA web search for atmospheres around habitable extrasolar planets,  This month marks the third anniversary of the discovery of an extraordinary system of seven...

The strong nuclear force that illuminates structure of a neutron star’s...

The strong nuclear force that illuminates structure of a neutron star's core, The most common material is held together by an invisible subatomic adhesive...

Warped Space-time to Help WFIRST Find Exoplanets

NASA’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) will search for planets outside our solar system toward the center of our Milky Way galaxy, where...

New satellite to continue 40 years of solar measurements

Researchers at CU Boulder are playing a major role in the next phase of a more than four decades-long campaign to take the temperature...

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...

Spacecraft unveil what keeps Venus’s atmosphere rotating much faster

An international research team led by Takeshi Horinouchi of Hokkaido University has revealed that this ‘super-rotation’ is maintained near the equator by atmospheric tidal...

Astronomers captured an image of a “cosmic ring of fire” as...

Astronomers have captured an image of a super-rare type of galaxy – described as a “cosmic ring of fire” – as it existed 11...

Fast-moving gas flowing away from young star’s asteroid belt may be...

A unique stage of planetary system evolution has been imaged by astronomers, showing fast-moving carbon monoxide gas flowing away from a star system over...

Two petabytes of data from the SETI study of Milky Way

Two petabytes of data from the SETI study of Milky Way, The Breakthrough Listen Initiative publishes data from the most comprehensive study to date...

Scientists modeled the atmosphere of mars to understand habitability

A scientist at Southwestern Research Institute created an atmospheric model on Mars to determine that the saltwater bag on the Red Planet could not...

Robotic arm captures dragon packed with science

Robotic arm captures dragon packed with science, When the International Space Station traveled more than 262 miles across the Northeast Pacific near Vancouver, British...

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