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Massive black hole discovered near heart of the Milky Way

Astronomers find evidence of enormous black hole one hundred thousand times more massive than the sun in a gas cloud near the galaxy’s centre<p>An enormous black hole one hundred thousand times more massive than the sun has been found hiding in a toxic gas cloud wafting around near the heart of the …

Black Holes

Elon Musk Believes This Will Be the Most Likely Cause of World War III

Elon Musk spent his Labor Day morning thinking (and tweeting) about the potential cause of the next major global conflict.<p>The Tesla and SpaceX CEO …

Luxury Home Decor Combined With Wooden and Brick Wall Accent Design Which Presenting a Remarkable View

Roohome.com – Do you want to arrange your spacious home design? What kind of design that you want? If you still do not know, now we will help you to …

The best way to colonize Mars is crazier than Elon Musk's idea of dropping nukes on the planet

Yet the Red Planet holds great promise, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently discussed its future with comedian and television host Stephen Colbert.<p>Musk, who hopes to build a colony of 1 million people on Mars, told Colbert that there are two ways to warm the global temperatures on Mars, which would …

Stephen Colbert

NASA just released this incredibly rare photo of a double solar eclipse

Why settle for a single solar eclipse, when you can have a double solar eclipse?<p>For the first time in history, NASA has given us a glimpse of this rare event that you can only see from space because it requires a view of both the moon and Earth. You can see in the photo below the moon's shadow on …

Solar Eclipse

We are lucky to live in a universe made for us

To a human, the universe might seem like a very inhospitable place. In the vacuum of space, you would rapidly suffocate, while on the surface of a …

Space Photos of the Week: A Galaxy That's a Bit Outta Whack

Author: WIRED Photo Department<p>photo<p>07:00 am<p>Click through the gallery to see this week’s helping of images not made on planet Earth. And if you need …

Photos

Astronomers suggest that the Milky Way is not the most friendly place for life

However, the cosmos is vast and we don't really have any idea which bits of it are actually habitable.<p>But what if we could target the search? We have built the first-ever "cosmobiological" model mapping the galaxies in our local universe to help us understand which ones are habitable.<p>Surprisingly, …

Galaxies

Why the 2015 Perseid meteor shower is going to be especially awesome

The Perseid meteor shower maximum is upon us, and this year especially, you don't want to miss it.<p>The annual August meteor shower is one of the most prolific natural light shows of the year with up to 100 shooting stars streaking across the sky per hour at its peak.<p>It's also the brightest of the …

Meteor Showers

Space mining is closer than you think, and the prospects are great

In this week’s Q&A on the ABC, the American cosmologist Neil deGrasse Tyson gushed about the prospects of mining in space, and the benefits that …

Curiosity Mars rover completes third year on Red Planet

NASA's Mars rover, Curiosity, touched down on Mars on August 5, 2012.<p>NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has now been trundling across the Red Planet for …

The story behind ‘Greetings to the Universe,' the 55 recordings of 'hello' sent into space

In 1977, NASA sent two probes—Voyager 1 and Voyager 2—on an interstellar mission. The Voyagers were to go where no probes had gone before: Beyond our …

Space

Your guide to galaxies

Don't know your elliptical from your spiral galaxy? ABC StarStuff's Stuart Gary explains how different types of galaxies formed and evolved over time.<p>…

The 6 Most Earth-like Alien Planets

Discovering the first true "alien Earth" is a long-held dream of astronomers — and recent exoplanet discoveries suggest that their dream will come …

Universe

Crash Course Astronomy: Exoplanets.

One of my favorite topics in astronomy is exoplanets: planets orbiting other stars.<p>Phil Plait writes <b>Slate</b>’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, …

Astronomy

NASA explains how black hole ‘fountain’ regulates galaxy star birth

Astronomers have discovered how the universe's largest elliptical galaxies are able to continue making stars long after their peak “star birth” …

In the sixth major global extinction, WE are the asteroid

Scott Sutherland<b><br>Meteorologist/Science Writer</b><p>Thursday, August 6, 2015, 6:23 PM - Due to climate change and the expansion of human civilization, the …

Climate Change

Best Planets to See in August's Night Sky

Saturn will shine during the month of August, and with luck stargazers will be able to catch a glimpse of Mars and Venus as well, if they know when …

Mystery Solved? Why Pluto's Big Moon Charon Has a Red Pole

The dark red pole on Pluto's largest moon Charon may be some of the dwarf planet's own siphoned-off atmosphere. Images and data captured by NASA's …

Solar System

NASA Found An Alien Crab On Mars! Or, Maybe It’s Just A Weird Rock - I WANT TO BELIEVE

Do you see an alien crab in this photograph of Mars, taken by NASA? Look very closely … perhaps at this zoomed-in version by UFO Sightings, …

Hubble space telescope: 25 years photographing the galaxies far, far away - Telegraph

Hypersonic spaceplane could fly at 10 times the speed of sound

US research agency Darpa awards Virgin Galactic and two others contracts to investigate how spaceplane could slash cost of putting satellites into space<p>Airbus’s plans for a Mach 4 passenger jet have been left in the slow lane by US researchers’ hopes of building a spaceplane capable of flying at …

Hubble finds evidence of galaxy star birth regulated by black hole fo

Astronomers have uncovered a unique process for how the universe's largest elliptical galaxies continue making stars long after their peak years of …

Saturn's moon Tethys streaked with red 'arcs' that may be gone soon - ExtremeTech

Saturn’s moon Tethys streaked with red ‘arcs’ that may be gone soon<p>By on August 7, 2015 at 10:15 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the …

Astronomy

The fastest spaceships from all different sci-fi universes stacked up against each other in one infographic

But what about compared to spaceships in other sci-fi universes?<p>This awesome Fat Wallet graphic has the answer. It ranks spaceships featured in popular sci-fi stories from slowest to fastest.<p>It's divided between ships that are slower than the speed of light and ships that are faster than the speed …