Asteroid Bennu might have been part of an ocean world

Asteroid Bennu might have been part of an ocean world

A sample from the asteroid Bennu, brought back by the OSIRIS-REx mission, contains hints that it was once part of a planetesimal......

Scientists suspect there's microbial life on Mercury

Scientists suspect there's microbial life on Mercury

Researchers from the Planetary Science Institute claim they have evidence of salt glaciers on Mercury, and beneath those glaciers......

Huge deposits of ice discovered at Mars equator

Huge deposits of ice discovered at Mars equator

More than 15 years ago, the European Space Agency's Mars Express mission scrutinized a region near the equator called Medusae......

Forget what you know about cosmos – astronomers find a galaxy without stars

Forget what you know about cosmos – astronomers find a galaxy without stars

Researchers working at the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia, the U.S., announced at the 8 January 2024 annual meeting of......

The Milky Way contains trillions of orphan planets

The Milky Way contains trillions of orphan planets

Scientists from the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Osaka University in Japan expect that the Roman......

Earth has just experienced the worst solar flare so far

Earth has just experienced the worst solar flare so far

Our planet has been hit this December with powerful flares as the Sun is entering the most active phase of its 11-year cycle,......

James Webb Telescope detects mysterious structures in the center of Milky Way

James Webb Telescope detects mysterious structures in the center of Milky Way

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has revealed a captivating new image of the Milky Way captured by......

How NASA plans to perform “controlled retirement” of ISS

How NASA plans to perform “controlled retirement” of ISS

The International Space Station (ISS), which is planned to be deorbited in 2030 after a 15-year service extension beyond its......

NASA awards 900,000-dollar grant for Mars oxygen extraction research

NASA awards 900,000-dollar grant for Mars oxygen extraction research

College of the Desert has received a grant amounting to 900,000 dollars from the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space......

Asteroid Bennu is rich in carbon and water. How about Apophis?

Asteroid Bennu is rich in carbon and water. How about Apophis?

The U.S. National Astronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has confirmed what scientists have long believed: many ingredients......

JWST spots large planets free-floating in space

JWST spots large planets free-floating in space

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has documented approximately 40 pairs of planets of Jupiter size that are freely floating......

New Horizon discovers objects circling around the Sun well beyond Kuiper Belt

New Horizon discovers objects circling around the Sun well beyond Kuiper Belt

Typically, the Kuiper belt, located beyond Neptune, houses numerous small icy bodies, including the famous Pluto, a dwarf planet.......