Astronomers discover “old smoker” stars

Astronomers discover “old smoker” stars

A recent study observing nearly a billion stars in infrared light has unveiled numerous stars previously hidden from our view, a......

Triple-star system passed near Milky Way's central black hole

Triple-star system passed near Milky Way's central black hole

A hundred million years ago, a triple-star system traveled through the bustling center of our galaxy and made a life-changing......

[video] Scientists measure the expansion history of our Universe

[video] Scientists measure the expansion history of our Universe

An international team of some 900 scientists from 70 institutions who are working with the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument......

New study confirms that our Moon is shrinking and crumbling

New study confirms that our Moon is shrinking and crumbling

This shrinkage causes the Moon's brittle surface to form faults as sections of crust collide, similar to a grape wrinkling into a......

Earth’s second natural quasi-satellite is actually a piece of Moon

Earth’s second natural quasi-satellite is actually a piece of Moon

The asteroid known as Kamo’oalewa, often dubbed Earth’s "second moon," appears to have originated from our......

New module of Chinese space station is powered by ion thrusters

New module of Chinese space station is powered by ion thrusters

China's first manned module of its new Tiangong space station, which was launched in late April, is powered by four ion......

Where did complex organics on Ceres come from?

Where did complex organics on Ceres come from?

When the Dawn mission revealed the presence of complex organics on Ceres, a dwarf planet in the asteroid belt between Mars and......

Scientists offer new evidence of 9th planet in Solar System

Scientists offer new evidence of 9th planet in Solar System

The existence of a ninth planet in the Solar System – after Pluto’s declassification as a planet in 2006 – has......

Construction of world’s largest digital camera for astronomy is completed

Construction of world’s largest digital camera for astronomy is completed

The U.S. Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory completed in late March the construction of the......

[video] A passing star altered Earth’s orbit 2.8 million years ago

[video] A passing star altered Earth’s orbit 2.8 million years ago

Our planet’s orbit around the Sun has not been exactly the same since the inception of the Solar System – and......

JWST discovers a cosmic monster 4 billion light-years from Earth

JWST discovers a cosmic monster 4 billion light-years from Earth

A group of astronomers representing the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, and other academic institutions has detected......

Study: our universe might be merging with parallel baby universes

Study: our universe might be merging with parallel baby universes

A research paper published in the Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics in December 2023 suggests that the universe......