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A Rare Comet Is Zooming Past Earth Right Now, And You Should Be Able to See It With Binoculars

Surprise!<p>Forget the New Year's Eve fireworks, NASA has announced that a comet currently zooming through the inner Solar System will be so bright over …

Solar Water Pumping for Sustainable Water Supply

Millions of people around the world live with limited access to water. In many communities, ground water is extracted through electric water pumps, …

Scientists make unique discovery: Ammonia detected in Earth's atmosphere above India and China - IBTimes India

Ammonia can be a boon for scientists as it may help in predicting climate change and can be used for climate evaluating models.<p>A new study has …

Proxima Centauri Orbits Alpha Centauri Pair, Astronomers Conclude 100 Years After Red Dwarf’s Discovery

Are the three stars that constitute the Alpha Centauri star system — Alpha Centauri A, B, and Proxima Centauri — part of one gravitationally-bound …

Black hole detection is becoming much easier

It's still relatively difficult to spot black holes (after all, they trap light), but it may be relatively commonplace in the near future. An international team of researchers has developed a detection technique that should identify a more frequent 10 black holes per year. By using radio telescopes …

This Planet-Eating Star Is A Horrifying Glimpse Into Our Own Fiery Fate

Our sun could do the same.<p>Who needs a Death Star, when our entire planet could potentially be swallowed by our own Sun in the future anyway?<p>A team of …

Hubble Space Telescope Photographs IC 5201 — A Distant Barred Spiral Galaxy

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have captured an image of a distant spiral galaxy in unprecedented detail. The barred spiral galaxy, …

Scientists Named This Planet Tatooine Because It's So Similar To Luke Skywalker's Home

It has twin suns.<p>Sometimes science is as strange as fiction.<p>In 2011, astronomers gazing out into the night sky identified a planet with twin suns, …