NASA’s Kepler mission said on February 26 2014 that it had found 715 new planets. These newly-verified worlds orbit 305 stars, revealing multiple-planet systems much like our own solar system, […]
The discovery of a three-star system may yield clues that help scientists define the true nature of gravity. The system, which consists of two white ...
Our universe is at even greater risk of collapse than has been previously thought, according physicists in Denmark. Not only are the scientists pred ...
The Geminid meteor shower, one of the most intense annual showers that can be observed in the northern hemisphere, will peak on the night of December ...
Scientists say the comet ISON’s five-million-year journey from the far reaches of the solar system has apparently ended in a one-way trip around the sun. Astronomers say ISON and its […]
If you were to travel to Saturn and look back toward Earth, this is what you would have seen this past July. The U.S. space agency, NASA, just released a […]
Astronomers from the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Hawaii, Manoa say that based on new analysis of Kepler spacecraft data, one in five stars similar to our own sun […]
Astronomers have discovered a lone planet, floating in space without a star. This free-floating planet, dubbed PSO J318.5-22, is just 80 light years away from Earth and has a mass […]
Comet ISON was spotted and photographed by amateur astronomers as the highly- anticipated arrival of the icy space visitor nears. “I photographed Comet ISON on September 15 using my 4-inch […]
The U.S. space agency, NASA, has officially confirmedwhat others have suspected for some time: The Voyager 1 spacecraft is the “first human-made object to venture into interstellar space.” NASA said the […]