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Gravitational waves just showed us something even cooler than black holes

Observatories all over the world caught a new kind of collision.<p>For the first time ever, humans have observed light and gravitational waves from the same event, a neutron star collision 130 million light years away. Thanks to advance warning from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave …

NASA is Still Tracking Voyager I and Voyager II

NASA launched Voyager I and Voyager II in 1977, on a 12-year mission to study and send back data from Jupiter and Saturn. That was the stated …

Humans came from distant galaxies, along with everything else in the Milky Way

Humans are formed from matter that flew billions of miles from another galaxy, according to a new study.<p>Much of the stuff around us and spread …

Universe

Cassini spacecraft sends back stunning images and data as it prepares to crash into Saturn

The Cassini spacecraft is about to crash into Saturn. But before that it's sending back images and information about the planet in more detail than …

Astronomy

NASA's spectacular flyover video transports you to Pluto

Back in July 2015, NASA's New Horizons probe completed an historic flyby of the dwarf planet Pluto. Collecting over 50 gigabits of data during the …

Solar System

Planet Nine: Astronomers Say They’ve Found ‘Signs Of The Presence Of A Planet’

Two astronomers from Spain have announced that their research has uncovered evidence that corroborates the hypothesis of a potential massive Planet …

Jupiter's Great Red Spot may die within your lifetime

Get a good look while you can: Jupiter's Great Red Spot is shrinking, and it might fade into memory within your lifetime.<p>NASA's $1 billion Juno probe took stunning new photos of the tempest on Monday — the closest images we've ever gotten of the Great Red Spot — and scientists' jaws are dropping at …

Flyby of Jupiter Reveals Exquisite New Images of Mysterious ‘Great Red Spot’

In May of this year, NASA’s Juno spacecraft, which was launched in 2011, buzzed Jupiter and beamed back to us some of the closest images ever of the …

Astronomy

Is The Universe Conscious?

The history of science — in particular the physical sciences, like physics and astronomy — can be told as the incremental realization that there is large-scale coherence in the universe.<p>By large-scale coherence, I mean that some of the same physical laws hold at scales as diverse as the atom and …

Physics

Astronomers Just Discovered The Smallest Star Ever Known to Science

Twinkle twinkle Saturn-sized star.<p>Scientists have reported the discovery of the smallest star ever found, detecting a star only slightly larger than …

Big Bang Confirmed Again, This Time By The Universe's First Atoms

The Big Bang is the leading theory as to where our Universe came from. The Universe was hotter, denser, more uniform, and smaller in the past, and is only as vast as it is today due to the fabric of expanding space. This idea was extremely controversial for many decades, until detailed observations …

Physics

Asteroids Will Be Rest Stops on the Journey to Mars, Says NASA Chief

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said Wednesday that the upcoming Asteroid Redirect Mission is “an important step for us on the journey to Mars.” As …

Space Science

Channing Tatum's Gambit Film Nabs 2016 Release

While it has been picking up speed thanks to the casting of Channing Tatum in the lead, 20th Century Fox’s planned new <b>Gambit</b> spin-off film has now …