Discovery of 'monster planet' stuns scientists Astronomers have discovered a planet the size of Jupiter orbiting a star that’s only half the size of the sun — a celestial phenomenon that contradicts theories
The International Space Station is the size of a football field. But a stunning image by Spanish photographer Dani Caxete shows it as a tiny figure dwarfed by the moon—a jaw-dropping reminder of the magnificence
(CNN) — You've no doubt heard of Einstein's famous equation E = mc2, and you may well have heard that it means that matter can be converted to energy and back again. That statement is true but incomplete.
Slow-moving category-four storm hits Australia’s north-east but it will be at least a day before destruction can be assessed Queensland’s police commissioner has warned people to prepare for the possibility
John Surtees, who has died aged 83, was the only man to have won the world championship on both two wheels and four – motorcycle grands prix and Formula One. A naturally gifted and accomplished competitor,
The Tesla founder says he can build a 100MW battery storage farm within 100 days or provide the system free of charge Elon Musk, the billionaire co-founder of electric car giant Tesla, has thrown down
The ranking was published in February 2017 and based on data from the International Monetary Fund. The magazine ranked the world's countries according to their gross domestic product (GDP) based on purchasing
Lithium-ion battery-cell chemistry is currently dominant in electric cars, not to mention consumer electronics and other fields. But what seems to be an army of researchers thinks it can be improved. includes
New animations released by NASA are recasting a groundbreaking astronomical moment in a whole new light. On February 24, 1987, astronomers Oscar Dhalde and Ian Shelton witnessed an incredible sight atop
For nearly the entire 4.5 billion year history of our Solar System, the Earth hasn’t been alone while we revolve around the Sun. Our giant lunar companion is larger and more massive than any other moon
The strikingly bright shock waves from a massive star explosion first observed in 1987 can still be seen today, three decades later. This brilliant star explosion, called Supernova 1987A, occurred only
It would take a telescope as big as a planet to see the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way. But a team of scientists think they know how to do it At the heart of our galaxy, a vast
Science isn’t easy. It isn’t supposed to be. The process of open publication, peer review and clear data are a part of science because they help us understand how the Universe works. It can be inconvenient
Its dying gasps could reveal what makes stars go out with a bang Talk about going out with a bang. Stars that are about 10 times more massive than the Sun tend to die in colossal explosions called supernovae.
In a brilliant new experiment, physicists have confirmed one of the most mysterious laws of the cosmos. There might be no getting around what Albert Einstein called “spooky action at a distance.” With
Australian Energy Market Operator executive David Swift admitted to Senate committee there was an error in South Australia forecast The Australian Energy Market Operator says it was not asleep at the after