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Astronomers Just Zoomed Stunningly Close to The Event Horizon of Our Galaxy's Black Hole

Wowowowow.<p>Telescopes around the world have joined forces to try to provide us with our first photograph of a black hole. That's still a few months …

Watch 9 Iconic Artists at Work: Vintage Videos of Picasso, Matisse, Kandinsky, Renoir, Monet, Escher & More

<b>Claude Monet, 1915:</b><p>We've all seen their works in fixed form, enshrined in museums and printed in books. But there's something special about watching …

Art

Celebrate Earth Day with NASA's Terra Tools and Posters

To celebrate Earth Day (April 22) this year, NASA invites everyone to share views of Earth with the world — and to tack up artists' perspectives of …

Posters

Here's How We Know the Big Bang Happened

At 13.8 billion years ago, our entire observable universe was the size of a peach and had a temperature of over a trillion degrees.<p>That's a pretty …

Universe

Hubble wows with stunning space images

Hubble delivers dazzling Lagoon Nebula for 28th anniversary

The Hubble Space Telescope knows how to celebrate its anniversary in style. Each year, the telescope team releases a new, mind-blowing image of something gorgeous. The Lagoon Nebula is the winner for 2018.<p>NASA also released a fly-through video of the nebula that takes you soaring through the Hubble …

What if The Current Industrial Civilisation on Earth Isn't The First One?

Imagine dinosaurs driving tiny dinosaur cars.<p>As a species, we humans tend to take it for granted that we are the only ones that live in sedentary …

NASA Delays Launch of James Webb Space Telescope Until 2020

<i>This article was updated at 1:15 p.m. EDT with additional details from a NASA news conference.</i><p>NASA has delayed the launch of its next great space …

Pull Quote

One Strange Rock<p>From gases in the atmosphere to satellites in space, Earth is sending plenty of signals that something here is alive.<p>As the universe's only known harbor for life, Earth is arguably one strange rock. But light-years from our solar system, other intelligent beings on a similar …

All Galaxies Take a Billion Years to Rotate. Which Is Really Cool, and Totally Weird.

Big or small, dense or empty, it's one thing they all share.<p>Galaxies come in all shapes and size, and NASA's best estimates indicate there are more than 200 billion of them in the observable universe. According to the latest findings from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research …

Uranus Is Even Freakier Than We Thought

If David Lynch designed a planet, it would be Uranus. Much like every episode of <i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i>, Uranus is fiercely unique and weirdly …

How to Track Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster Using Mobile Apps

Since its launch atop the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket on Feb. 6, Elon Musk's cherry-red Tesla Roadster has become the solar system's newest "minor …

Ancient cave paintings turn out to be by Neanderthals, not modern humans

A new analysis shows ancient cave paintings were too old to have been painted by modern humans<p>A new discovery that Neanderthals were painting cave walls more than 64,000 years ago has anthropologists rethinking the history of art. Found deep in Spanish caves, the rock art was once thought to be the …

Klimt and Schiele: The artists who shocked Europe

Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele were two titans of Viennese art who shared a firm friendship and an artistic free will that scandalised many, writes Cath Pound.<p>At first glance there is little to suggest a connection between Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele. Klimt was the archetypical sensualist who …

Astronomers Just Found Some of The Most Massive Black Holes Discovered in Our Universe

And they have no idea how they grow so huge.<p>A study on dozens of galaxies within several billion light years of our own has revealed black holes that …

Quién es Elon Musk, el multimillonario creador de Tesla que lanzó su carro al espacio y que prevé conquistar el cosmos y las profundidades de la Tierra

Un Tesla color cereza "rueda" desde mediados de esta semana por el espacio.<p>No es un carro cualquiera.<p>Es uno de los automóviles de Elon Musk, el famoso multimillonario nacido en Sudáfrica, fundador de Paypal, creador de Boring Company, una empresa que prevé conquistar el subsuelo y de SpaceX, una …

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch is happening today: Watch it here

<b>UPDATE: Feb. 6, 2018, 1:44 p.m. EST</b> SpaceX has set a new launch time of 3:45 p.m. ET for the first flight of its Falcon Heavy rocket. That is only 15 …

México: descubren otra pirámide dentro de la gran pirámide maya de Kukulkán, en Chichen Itzá

Expertos en México anunciaron el descubrimiento de una tercera estructura oculta dentro de la famosa pirámide de Kukulkán, en el sureste del país.<p>La pirámide de 10 metros de altura fue detectada dentro de dos otras edificaciones que componen la monumental pirámide maya de 30 metros que se encuentra …

Las impresionantes ruinas mayas descubiertas con una nueva tecnología láser en la jungla de Guatemala

El hallazgo incluye más de 60.000 ruinas mayas escondidas en la jungla de Guatemala.<p>Descrito como un importante descubrimiento arqueológico, para la investigación se utilizó tecnología de escaneo láser para analizar digitalmente debajo del dosel forestal.<p>La antigua "ciudad de gigantes" descubierta …

Hidden tunnel could lead to Mayan 'entrance to the underworld'

<b>(CNN) —</b> This month, archaeologists in Mexico will begin excavating a secret tunnel thought to lead beneath a pyramid built by the ancient Maya.<p>The tunnel was sealed off centuries ago by the Maya, but archaeologists plan to clear it in order to reach a hidden "cenote" -- an underwater cavern that …

Archaeology

Why You (Probably) Shouldn't Worry About Earth's Magnetic Poles Flipping

Earth's magnetic poles, whatever they're doing, are not going to spark chaos and kill us all — a scenario making the rounds online right …

Space Gets an Artificial Star. Astronomers Ask: Do We Need More?

A spinning, silver geodesic sphere reminiscent of the “Dancing With the Stars” mirror ball trophy is moving through space and blinking as it orbits Earth every 90 minutes.<p>Known as the Humanity Star, it was built to reflect the sun’s light and “encourage people to consider their place in the …

Michio Kaku's biggest predictions about the future

Take a Look Into the Future<p>Dr. Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, futurist, and popular science communicator. He’s also the author of <i>“</i>Physics of …

Physics

Could humans survive a cosmic apocalypse?

Entropy theoretically dooms the universe to a vast grave in which even the energy from black holes may not survive, but—again theoretically—our …

A Star In The Constellation Pisces Is Destroying The Planets Around It & It’s A Reminder Of How Brutal Space Can Be

Did you think that Earth was the most interesting thing about our galaxy? You obviously don't have all the facts. In a turn of events that wouldn't …

Our solar system may have formed inside a giant space bubble

This new theory explains the proportions of certain elements in the early solar system.<p>There are various theories about how the solar system formed, but scientists haven't been able to agree on a single model that explains all the quirks of our corner of space as it exists today. Now, scientists at …

Universe

NASA Kepler 90 discovery: Spacecraft finds an entire new solar system similar to Earth's with family of planets

NASA's Kepler spacecraft has discovered a whole solar system similar to Earth's with a family of eight planets.<p>The US space agency gave the …

Astronomy

2017 Was an Astounding Year for Space Images

From super moons to Saturn’s rings to distant galaxies.<p>One of the best ways to experience wonder in 2017 was to look up. In August, Eclipse Madness …

NASA And Google Just Announced They've Found Another Solar System Like Ours

It also has 8 planets.<p>NASA and Google announced a "major discovery" on Thursday: another solar system with eight planets.<p>That finding is due to the …

NASA Found a Solar System With as Many Planets as Ours

The new system suggests that our galactic neighborhood isn't the only one in the galaxy.<p>NASA just announced that they’ve discovered a nearby solar system with eight orbiting planets, making it the first solar system to tie our own in number of planets. The system was discovered thanks to artificial …