Researchers identify five double star systems potentially suitable for life

Almost half a century ago the developers of Star Wars envisioned a life-sustaining world, Tatooine, orbiting a set of stars. Now, 44 years later on, researchers have actually discovered... Read more »

China’s premier astronomy and planetary resources lure foreign collaborators | Science

Visitors gawk at Chang’e-5 lunar samples on display screen at the National Museum of China in Beijing. TINGSHU WANG/REUTERS For a generation, China played clinical catch-up to advanced countries,... Read more »

New study sews doubt about the composition of 70 percent of our universe

Until now, scientists have actually thought that dark energy represented almost 70 percent of the ever-accelerating, broadening universe. For several years, this system has actually been related to the... Read more »

New light on baryonic matter and gravity on cosmic scales

IMAGE: The existence of ionized gas around galaxies with relocations with them leaves a trace in the microwave background radiation (left panel) which can be discovered understanding the pattern of... Read more »

What is a super blood wolf moon?

This post has actually been upgraded, since you still appreciate the moons. Blue moons, strawberry moons, supermoons. For some factor your news aggregation algorithm of option believes you actually... Read more »

New insights on comet tails are blowing in the solar wind

Engineers and researchers collected around a screen in an operations space at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C., excited to lay their eyes on the very first information... Read more »

Astronomers witness slow death of nearby galaxy

IMAGE: This is CSIRO’s effective Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) radio telescope. view more  Credit: CSIRO Astronomers from The Australian National University (ANU) and CSIRO have actually seen, in the... Read more »

ASU astronomers catch red dwarf star in a superflare outburst

IMAGE: Violent outbursts of seething gas from young red overshadows might make conditions uninhabitable on recently established worlds. In this artist’s making, an active, young red dwarf (right) is... Read more »

Massive star’s unusual death heralds the birth of compact neutron star binary

IMAGE: The 3 panels represent minutes prior to, when and after the faint supernova iPTF14 gqr, noticeable in the middle panel, appeared in the borders of a spiral nebula... Read more »

Researchers discover new type of stellar collision

For 3 and a half centuries, astronomers have contemplated a secret: What did the French monk and astronomer Père Dom Anthelme see when he explained a star that break... Read more »