Three gravitational-wave detectors sign agreement to begin joint observation

IMAGE: The cryostat houses a sapphire cryogenic mirror. view more  Credit: ICRR The world’s three principal gravitational-wave detectors — LIGO in the U.S., Virgo in Italy, and now KAGRA in... Read more »

NASA Exoplanet Archive: Visualisation of ALL the Confirmed Exoplanets

NASA Exoplanet Archive: Visualisation of ALL the Confirmed Exoplanets Read more »

Growing old together: A sharper look at black holes and their host galaxies

IMAGE: This is an image from the Romulus simulation portraying the network of structures that put together on intergalactic scales, exposing where the galaxies hosting black holes type. More enormous... Read more »

Alternatively, this is what the southern lights look like from space (computerized)

Alternatively, this is what the southern lights look like from space (computerized) Read more »

Pilot safety training technology wins Air Force grant for app-based simulator

IMAGE: PlaneEnglish, developed by 2 Purdue University alumni, has actually gotten a $50,000 SBIR Stage I award, sponsored by the Air Force and AFWERX. view more  Credit: Purdue University/Chris Adam... Read more »

The rotation of Eros, a near-earth asteroid visited by spacecraft NEAR Shoemaker in the year 2000

The rotation of Eros, a near-earth asteroid visited by spacecraft NEAR Shoemaker in the year 2000 Read more »

How the Northern and Southern lights are formed (X-post from /r/weathergifs)

How the Northern and Southern lights are formed (X-post from /r/weathergifs) Read more »

From the Big Bang to chronomedicine — the Leopoldina Annual Assembly is dedicated to time

Time is a primitive human experience, and yet it stays a secret. It is a fundamental part of our every day lives and of practically every clinical discipline. This... Read more »

Liquid ping pong on the International Space Station (X-post from /r/Gifs)

Liquid ping pong on the International Space Station (X-post from /r/Gifs) Read more »

VISTA unveils a new image of the Large Magellanic Cloud

IMAGE: ESO’s VISTA telescope exposes a amazing image of the Large Magellanic Cloud, one of our nearby stellar neighbours. VISTA has actually been surveying this galaxy and its brother or... Read more »