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9 Creepy Alien Theories

The existence of extraterrestrial beings is a highly debatable and controversial subject. Some people would swear they have seen creatures with “big, …

Was A UFO Seen Recently Near Area 51? Not Quite

Area 51 has long been, and is still a location of high-interest when it comes to UFO reports. This seems to be the case, despite a lot of official …

Is the Loch Ness Monster Dead?

A veteran custodian of Loch Ness monster sightings is concerned that Nessie has not been seen in well over a year, and may be gone, according to a …

Mind Boggling Mysteries and Coincidences Ever Written In History

History is so rich and fascinating that we cannot resist reading about what happened centuries ago. These Mind Boggling Mysteries and strange …

Mysterious nebula revealed in new image: 'Mouth of the Beast'

A faint cometary globule nebula 1,300 light-years from Earth has been revealed in glorious detail through the Very Large Telescope.<p>In spite of the name, cometary globules don't actually have anything to do with comets. They are a type of nebula, a sub-type of what is known as a Bok globule -- a …

Universe

'Ghost Of Jupiter' Photo Shows Spooky-Looking Nebula In A Whole New Light

We've known about the Ghost of Jupiter since 1785, when it was discovered by the German-born astronomer William Herschel (1738-1822). But a captivating new image released by the European Space Agency (ESA) shows the spooky-looking planetary nebula in a whole new light.<p><i>(Story continues below …

Astronomy

Twin stars at nebula's heart doomed to end in supernova explosion

At the heart of a strangely shaped planetary nebula, astronomers have discovered a pair of doomed white dwarf stars that will inevitably merge and explode in a dramatic supernova.<p>The imperiled pair, described in the journal Nature, sheds light on how different stellar systems can meet the same …

Universe

ESO’s Very Large Telescope peers into a distant nebula*

Astronomers using data from ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT), at the Paranal Observatory in Chile, have made an impressive composite of the nebula …

Weird Object: The Boomerang Nebula

The universe is a vast icebox punctuated by far-flung islands of unbearable heat. Places that could be considered comfortable — neither hot nor cold …

Supernova in the Making: Twin Stars Will Meet Explosive Death in 700 Million Years

At the center of a mysterious nebula are two white dwarf stars that astronomers say will meet an explosive death in 700 million years, igniting an …

These Two Black Holes Will Collide With the Power of 100 Million Supernovae

Thankfully, this catastrophe is happening 3.5 billion light years away.<p><i>An artist's conception of a black hole binary in a heart of a quasar, with the data showing the periodic variability superposed. (Photo Credit: Santiago Lombeyda, Center for Data-Driven Discovery, Caltech)</i><p>It's going to be a …

Doomed white dwarf stars to spawn supernova in colossal crash

The days are numbered for two newly discovered dead stars locked in a spinning spiral of doom that will eventually lead to a catastrophic collision that triggers a supernova explosion, astronomers say.<p>The stellar corpses — highly dense objects known as white dwarfs — were spotted inside a dense …

Universe

This Supernova Could Change Everything We Know About How Stars Explode

This is the aftermath of an exploding star (G299, by name) and it's undoubtedly beautiful. But what it also is is very, very strange — and it just …

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The Healing Power Of Antimatter

Antimatter is treated like an exotic substance, fraught with danger, which can only be harnessed in the future to send star ships to warp speed. …

Planck results: First stars were born later than we thought

Also constrains inflation, dark energy in the early Universe, and more.<p>In 2009, the Planck spacecraft began its observations of the cosmos, and the …

Universe

Antigravity Could Replace Dark Energy as Cause of Universe's Expansion

[/caption]<p>Since the late 20th century, astronomers have been aware of data that suggest the universe is not only expanding, but expanding at an …

Seven Misconceptions About Dark Matter

Dark matter seems able to attract the crazies like few other areas in astronomy. That's understandable, really. Sensible, even. Anyone half-rational</i> …

Research suggests dark matter plays a significant role in our planet's mass extinction cycle

A new study carried out by Professor Michael Rampino of New York University suggests that dark matter may have had a part to play in the periodic …

Does the Sun Have a Heart of Dark Matter?

Maybe. And it's an idea that could help explain the existence of the universe itself.<p>​Something is amiss in our Sun. Or, rather, something is amiss in our theories of what the Sun is and how it behaves—theories that are known collectively as the standard solar model. This model, which is in part …

Cluster Filled with Dark Matter May House 'Failed Galaxies'

A strange set of 48 galaxies appears to be rich in dark matter and lacking in stars, suggesting that they may be so-called "failed" galaxies, a new …

Universe

The Dark Heart Of The Milky Way

Dark matter, the mysterious substance that makes up four-fifths of the stuff in the universe, has been found for the first time in the centre of the Milky Way.<p>The rivals have proposed an alternative hypothesis, called modified Newtonian dynamics (Mond), suggesting that the laws of gravity work …

Dark Matter

What Would Happen If You Fell into a Black Hole?

Black holes are without question some of the strangest places in the universe. So massive that they hideously deform space and time, so dense that …

Black Holes

Black Holes: Facts, Theory & Definition

Black holes are some of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space. They are objects of extreme density, with such strong …

Black Holes: Everything You Think You Know Is Wrong

If most people know one thing about black holes, they probably know that nothing can escape from them, not even light.<p>Yet this most basic tenet about …

Merging Black Holes --"Will Reveal the Existence of Gravity Waves"

The work by Dr. Michael Kesden, assistant professor of physics at University of Texas, Dallas, and his colleagues provides for the first time …

Scientists Mystified Over How Giant Black Holes Grow

Black holes have long been cosmic mysteries, even as research in the past decade has shed some light on the largest of these dark objects and how …

Black Holes

Supermassive Diet: Black Holes Bulk-Up on Dark Matter

It has long been assumed that the size of a supermassive black hole in a galaxy's core is intimately related to the number of stars that galaxy …

Universe