It’s hard to sneak a peek of a black hole. Not even light—the fastest known thing in the universe—can escape its gargantuan gravitational pull. “You’ve got something that is just designed not to give
Voyager 1 is currently cruising about 20 billion kilometres away into the deep, interstellar space. Its partner, Voyager 2 is also tagging close and on the verge of making an exit. Although it has no way
Until today, it was thought that polystyrene would pollute the environment for millennia. This widely-held assumption was based off the observation that microbes generally do not break down polystyrene.
Scientists have longed to create the perfect energy source. Ideally, that source would eventually replace greenhouse gas-spewing fossil fuels, power cars, boats, and planes, and send spacecraft to remote
(CNN) — Organic compounds have been found in the plumes rising from the subsurface ocean on Enceladus, adding to the evidence that one of Saturn's most intriguing moons should be explored further. In astronomers
NASA’s InSight lander, the first robotic geophysicist on Mars, has been listening to the orchestral soundscape of the Red Planet for several hundred days now, attempting to ascertain what kind of geological
The cosmic web, a vast, mysterious structure that links up far-flung galaxies, has been observed directly for the first time. The observations reveal that an ancient cluster of galaxies about 12bn light
Quantum supremacy is reportedly here, but that's not necessarily a good thing. The Financial Times reported last week that it reviewed a paper by researchers from Google that indicates the company has