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Mystery of Moon rocket craters solved
The mystery of what created a pair of craters on the far side of the Moon has been put to rest after a new study from...
Gaping Hole in The Sun Bigger Than 60 Earths Just Blasted Solar Wind Right at Us
A giant hole in the atmosphere of the Sun more than five times larger than the diameter of Jupiter is unleashing a powerful solar wind that's...
Module that powered historic moon mission has returned to Earth’s orbit
Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. The propulsion module that powered India’s...
Part 1 – Aliens: Scientists Search for Extraterrestrial Life
“I would say the odds are even 50/50 that in a year or two, we will. have discovered life elsewhere — and that’s pretty big stuff!”....
Guide to Watching the Spectacular Geminids Meteor Shower
• The Geminids meteor shower, considered one of the best meteor showers, will peak in mid-December. • NASA states that under perfect conditions, 120 Geminid meteors can be seen per
Gravitational waves rippling from black hole merger could help test general relativity
Gravitational waves have been uncovered from a massive black hole merger that shows the resultant black hole settling into a spherical shape for the first time, helping test Einstein’s theory
Astronomers finally caught radio waves from 40 large galaxies in the nearby universe
Supermassive black holes reside in some of the biggest galaxies in the universe. They tend to be billions of times more massive that our Sun, and not even light itself
Unlocking Cosmic Mysteries: Scientists Develop Innovative New Method To Probe Dark Matter
Dark matter is fundamental to our understanding of the Universe, yet its exact nature remains a mystery. Uncovering the identity of dark matter is a crucial...
Could A Rogue Star Save Us From Our Own Extinction?
In around a billion years, the sun will become hot enough to boil all the oceans on our planet, and life as we know it will...
Local Skywatching Highlights: Capella, Procyon, Sirius, and Waning Crescent Moon’s Visit to Spica
On Tuesday, December 5, 2023, Capella, a bright star, will pass nearly overhead. It will be visible in the east-northeast, halfway from the horizon to the zenith at 7:45 PM.
“Unusually Massive” – Astronomers Discover a Planet That Shouldn’t Exist
Researchers at Penn State have discovered an unusually massive planet, LHS 3154b, orbiting an ultracool dwarf star. This finding, contradicting current theories, prompts a reassessment of...
A telescope dropped dark matter data from the edge of space. Here’s why
Doomsday came on May 25 for the payload of a pumpkin-shaped balloon at the edge of space. The floating gourd — inflated with more than 500,000...
What Is Life?
The answer matters in space exploration. But we still don’t really know.
How new antimatter science could soon explain the existence of everything
This September, a group of researchers at CERN finally, after years of engineering an extraordinarily precise experiment, managed to create and carefully capture a sample of...
NASA scientists tracking 20,000 near-Earth asteroids up to 25 miles wide to stop
That is how many lumps of rock have escaped the main belt of 600,000 asteroids between Mars and Jupiter and nudged their way towards Earth's orbit, according to the European
Saturn – the crown jewel of the solar system
It’s not nearly as bright as Jupiter and Venus. Some of our notable winter stars, such as Sirius, Rigel, Capella, and Betelgeuse appear brighter. Yet,...
A rogue star could save Earth from extinction in a billion years by knocking it out past Pluto
In around a billion years, the sun will become hot enough to boil all the oceans on Earth. A rogue star has a small chance of rescuing life on our
We’ll say bye bye to 2023 on 123123: What it means and other dates to watch in 2024
The year is ending on a fun note that involves a little more than fireworks and champagne. With Rihanna's Superbowl performance, new astronauts heading to the moon, Barbenheimer, the end
Ursid meteor shower 2023: Here’s when it peaks and the best time to see it in Arizona
The final meteor shower of 2023 is approaching, and its peak activity is expected around Dec. 21-22. To catch the Ursid meteor shower in Arizona, enthusiasts should head to dark
Ultra-rare ‘moon halo’ captured on camera in frozen Inner Mongolia wilderness
A driver filmed an ultra-rare “moon halo” in the sky during freezing temperatures in Inner Mongolia on 28 November.The unusual optical phenomenon was captured while the motorist was driving across