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Russian spy satellite caught on video, plummets to a fiery death
A citizen skywatcher has caught on video a Russian spy satellite plummeting to its death after re-entering Earth's atmosphere.
Asteroid makes extremely close approach to Earth, NASA confirms
NASA has confirmed the existence of an asteroid coming extremely close to Earth. It passed cleanly between Earth and the Moon.
1874 image of lunar mountain versus how it actually looks today
Astronomers back in 1874 sketched what they thought lunar mountain 'Pico' would look like if they were standing on the Moon.
Harvard professor claims our universe may have been created by aliens
The former head of Harvard's astronomy department has claimed that our universe could have been created by aliens in a lab.
Strange radio signals detected from new alien planets, says new study
A new study has detailed the discovery of 'powerful auroras' on alien worlds that may be sending strange radio signals at Earth.
Signals detected from galaxy core, 'we've never seen anything like it'
Astronomers have detected radio signals from a galaxy core that 'fit no currently understood pattern of variable radio source'.
Hubble solves 'baffling' mirrored galaxy mystery, researchers stumped
Researchers were stumped when they found two space objects that are perfectly mirrored, and now the mystery has been solved.
Otherworldly 'Golden Ring' image feels you can reach out and touch it
The winner of this year's Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition is an image of 'The Golden Ring' solar eclipse.
Astronomers find two hidden galaxies at the edge of space and time
A team of astronomers stumbled upon and now identified two hidden galaxies that are residing at the edge of space and time.
Researchers discovered a 'unprecedented' giant spherical void in space
Researchers make an 'unprecedented' discovery of a sphere-shaped void in space that stretches 500 light-years in diameter.
Astronomers used dash and security cameras to find a fallen meteorite
Researchers have combined observations made from dashcams and security cameras to track down a fallen meteorite. They found it.
Astronomers find what was left over from a rare explosion in 1181
Astronomers have detailed in a new study what caused a bright light to appear in the night sky for six months back in 1181.
Amateur astronomer captures magical moment of fiery death on Jupiter
A Brazilian amateur astronomer has captured a magical moment while viewing Jupiter as a space rock met its fiery demise on video.
Researchers detect mysterious signal, traced it back to galaxy center
Astronomers from the University of Sydney have detected a mysterious radio signal that has been traced back to a galaxy's center.
There's a 'dog-bone' shaped asteroid out in space, best images here
A team of astronomers have used the Very Large Telescope to take the best images so far of the 'dog bone' shaped astroid.
Planet Nine evidence found, and astronomers know where it is
A new study has put forward evidence that suggests there is a 0.4% chance that there isn't a nearby body with significant mass.
Here's the most distant object astronomers have detected in space
Have you ever wondered what the most distant object astronomers have ever detected in space? Researchers believe they've found it.
One of 2021's rarest Moons is happening this week, the 'Blue Moon'
This weekend it's worth stepping outside to see one of the rarest events of 2021, as up in the sky you'll see the 'Blue Moon'.
Astronomers snap some of the most detailed images of galaxies ever
A team of astronomers has pieced together some of the most detailed images ever seen of galaxies that are out in deep space.
Scientists discover enormous structure warping around our galaxy
Astronomers have found a massive galactic structure extending around the edge of the Milky Way galaxy, according to a new study.
Astronomers spot spectacular rings being emitted from Black Hole
Astronomers have located mysterious rings being emitted from a black hole that is located some 7,800 light-years away from Earth.
Astronomers detect unprecedented collection of pulsating red giants
Astronomers have detected an unprecedented collection of pulsating Red Giants using NASA's 'TESS' exoplanet-hunting satellite.
Why did everyone on Earth get stretched on January 5, 2020?
What exactly happened on January 5, 2020 that caused every human on Earth to be stretched and compressed for less than a second?
Hubble Space Telescope showcases shocking image of 10,000 galaxies
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope showcases some of its incredible work on Twitter with this image that contains 10,000 galaxies.
'All the light' in the observable universe was measured by researchers
Researchers measured 'the entire amount of starlight ever emitted' and were able to quantify how many photons there are.
'Very exciting' exoplanet with more water than Earth discovered
Astronomers have stumbled upon a 'very exciting' exoplanet with more water than Earth and can be seen with the naked eye.
Largest known comet ever discovered, and we will be able to see it
Astronomers have detected what is now considered the largest comet ever found, and it's 1,000 times larger than a typical comet.
Harvard-led team to hunt cosmos for 'interstellar travellers' and UFOs
An international team of scientists led by a Harvard researcher will search the cosmos for any viable evidence of aliens.
Astronomers detect first activity on the largest comet ever discovered
Astronomers in New Zealand detected the first activity of what may be the largest comet to ever be discovered by astronomers.
In 2023 we may see space miners blow up the surface of the Moon
In the coming years we may see space mining hit a new level as miners want to blow up the surface of the moon in search for water.
A new type of supernova confirms old theory and 1,000-year-old mystery
Astronomers found evidence of a new type of supernova that proves a 40-year-old theory true and explains a 1,000-year-old mystery.
Four mysterious Earth-sized planets found near center of our galaxy
Astronomers have announced they've found four mysterious and 'rogue' Earth-sized planets near the center of the Milky Way galaxy.
Hubble shows off the skeleton of a breathtaking Whirlpool Galaxy
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has revealed the skeleton of a breathtaking Whirlpool Galaxy, showing off two face-on views.
Chinese astronauts take first spacewalk outside of new space station
Chinese astronauts have taken the first space walk outside of their newly launched space station, marking a historical moment.
Here are videos of a black hole swallowing a neutron star
For the first time ever, astronomers have announced they have detected a merger between a black hole and a neutron star.
Smallest and most massive white dwarf ever seen was just found
Researchers have just located what appears to be the smallest and most massive white dwarf that astronomers have ever seen.
Hubble reveals odd 'see through' galaxy that lacks dark matter 'glue'
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has shown off a weird galaxy called DF2 that is 'see-through' and seems to lack dark matter.
Death of massive star causes giant ghostly 'hand' to emerge in space
Images gathered by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory show a ghostly 'hand' to emerge from a massive star going supernova.
Aliens from close to 2,000 world's could be watching us right now
Humans have been looking for extraterrestrial life for many years, but have we considered that they might be watching us?
'Mega comet' close to dwarf planet size is entering our solar system
Astronomers found a huge 'mega comet' that is believed to close to dwarf planet size and will be entering our solar system.
NASA drop update on Hubble being knocked offline from confusing glitch
NASA has dropped an update regarding its Hubble Space Telescope being offline due to a strange glitch that it experienced.
Scientists show never-before-seen cosmic 'baby bubble' in dramatic pic
Researchers have released a new dramatic image that shows off an incredible cosmic birthplace of stars in never-before-seen detail.
NASA's Juno spacecraft took phenomenal pictures of Earth
On its way to Jupiter, NASA's Juno spacecraft managed to snap a phenomenal image of our big blue planet when it flew past.
Earliest supermassive black hole 'storm' discovery shatters records
Researchers have located what is now the earliest black hole ever found, dating back to the earliest stages of the universe.
Hubble spots weird galaxy without Dark Matter, confusing scientists
Scientists have become confused with the Hubble Space Telescope's recent discovery of a galaxy that weirdly lacks dark matter.
Hubble lost its mind and shut down because of its 1980's computer
NASA has announced that Hubble has experienced a memory issue with its onboard computer, the team is working to resolve the issue.
Interstellar boundary mapped in wild 3D model for the very first time
Researchers from the Los Alamos National Laboratory have detailed the world's first 3D model of the interstellar boundary.
The mystery behind the Betelgeuse star's Great Dimming has been solved
Researchers were puzzled at the star Betelgeuse dimming, but now a new study has claimed it has solved the great mystery.
Here's how anyone can watch Thursday's 'Ring of Fire' solar eclipse
This coming Thursday the first solar eclipse of 2021 will occur, and no matter where you are located you are able to watch it.
Astronomer says Thursday's solar eclipse will look like a 'death star'
The very first solar eclipse of 2021 will happen this coming Thursday, and it will look like a 'ring of fire' or the 'death star'.