Ross 128 b has been discovered effectively on our cosmic doorstep. It will become a prime target in the search for life beyond the Earth A potentially habitable world, termed Ross 128 b, has been discovered
We see you, 2014 MU69! This weekend, a team of scientists who sent the first spacecraft to Pluto caught a brief glimpse of their vehicle’s next destination: a tiny, primitive space rock at the edge of
30 percent of the energy sent to Earth bounces back into outer space. Climate change could upend that.
Our swiftly dimming planet. If you’ve ever made the mistake of wearing a black shirt on a sweltering day, you know that dark colors absorb the sun’s heat, while light colors reflect it. Our planet works
Its dying gasps could reveal what makes stars go out with a bang Talk about going out with a bang. Stars that are about 10 times more massive than the Sun tend to die in colossal explosions called supernovae.
Get set for a full moon, a lunar eclipse and a comet flyby this Friday night. Turn your eyes to the sky this Friday night and prepare for a series of spectacular celestial sights. A penumbral lunar eclipse,
Sadly it's not walkable Europe's Gaia spacecraft has spotted a 'bridge of stars' between two dwarf galaxies. The bridge—a halo of faint light arching between two of the Milky Way's nearest neighbors—is
(Lukiyanova Natalia / frenta via Shutterstock) The strength of Earth’s magnetic field has been decreasing for the last 160 years at an alarming rate John Tarduno • Vincent Hare February 8, 2017 1:00pm