iOS app Android app More


Huge Black Hole Is Set To Do WHAT!?

Huge Black Hole Is Set To Do WHAT!?

Space.com  01.26.2014
A giant gas cloud is set to spiral into the supermassive black hole at the Milky Way's core in the next few months, and scientists should...
Weird Rock 'Like Nothing We've Seen Before,' Mars Scientists Say

Weird Rock 'Like Nothing We've Seen Before,' Mars Scientists Say

Space.com  01.22.2014
A mystery rock on Mars that suddenly appeared in front of NASA's Opportunity rover may look like a tasty donut, but it is like nothing...
EXPLAINED: How NASA Copes With Daily Deluge Of Data

EXPLAINED: How NASA Copes With Daily Deluge Of Data

Space.com  01.21.2014
Every hour, NASA's missions collectively compile hundreds of terabytes of information, which, if printed out in hard copies, would take...
Newfound 'Cloud' Utterly Dwarfs Our Own Galaxy

Newfound 'Cloud' Utterly Dwarfs Our Own Galaxy

01.21.2014
Astronomers have discovered the largest known gas cloud in the Universe. The mammoth nebula may be the first imaged filament of a spidery...
After Long Sleep, Comet Chaser Gets Wake-Up Call

After Long Sleep, Comet Chaser Gets Wake-Up Call

Space.com  01.20.2014
Rosetta, the first spacecraft built to orbit a comet and land a probe on these icy nomads, is now waking up after more than two years of...
Tool For Space Debris Cleanup Faces Key Test

Tool For Space Debris Cleanup Faces Key Test

Space.com  01.17.2014
Japanese scientists are getting ready to launch a test of a space junk-cleaning tether, according to press reports. Japan Aerospace Exploration...
WATCH: Alien Planet Discovery Is First Of Its Kind

WATCH: Alien Planet Discovery Is First Of Its Kind

Space.com  01.15.2014
Scientists using a powerful telescope in Chile have found an alien planet circling a star that is nearly identical to the sun and located...
Has Ailing Probe Finally Solved Mystery Of Exploding Stars?

Has Ailing Probe Finally Solved Mystery Of Exploding Stars?

01.14.2014
They are cosmic detonations that briefly outshine the light of entire galaxies. And they were a crucial tool in the discovery of dark energy,...
PHOTOS: Spooky Star Factory Seen In Unprecedented Detail

PHOTOS: Spooky Star Factory Seen In Unprecedented Detail

Space.com  01.13.2014
WASHINGTON — New views from the Hubble Space Telescope are revealing the spooky-looking Tarantula Nebula in never-before-seen detail....
Alien Planets More Like Earth Than We Thought?

Alien Planets More Like Earth Than We Thought?

Space.com  01.10.2014
WASHINGTON — The alien worlds known as "super-Earths" may be more like our own planet than previously thought, a new study suggests....
LOOK: Spooky 'Hand Of God' Spied By Space Telescope

LOOK: Spooky 'Hand Of God' Spied By Space Telescope

Space.com  01.10.2014
Religion and astronomy may not overlap often, but a new NASA X-ray image captures a celestial object that resembles the "Hand of God."...
Exactly How Big Is The Universe? Now We Know

Exactly How Big Is The Universe? Now We Know

Space.com  01. 9.2014
WASHINGTON — An ultraprecise new galaxy map is shedding light on the properties of dark energy, the mysterious force thought to be responsible...
Oddball Planet Discovered Orbiting Distant Star

Oddball Planet Discovered Orbiting Distant Star

Space.com  01. 7.2014
Astronomers have spotted a hotter and puffier version of Earth circling a distant star. The oddball exoplanet candidate KOI-314c is located...
LOOK: Giant Telescope Snaps Killer Views Of Cosmic Dust Factory

LOOK: Giant Telescope Snaps Killer Views Of Cosmic Dust Factory

Space.com  01. 6.2014
WASHINGTON — New views from a giant radio telescope in Chile are revealing massive amounts of dust created by an exploding star for the...