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Betelgeuse, the star that will explode, is 25% closer than we thought
Scientists that have been keeping an eye on the mysterious red star Betelgeuse have said its 25% closer than they thought.
ISS astronauts are going to vote from space, here's how
The presidential election is getting really close, and one of the main concerns people have is how votes will be casted.
This 'one of a kind' comet has its own 'Northern Lights'
Astronomers have found a comet that has its own aurora. This comet is called 67P/C-G, and we've never found anything like it.
NASA considers mission to Venus after discovery of possible life
After the recent discovery of possible life on Venus, NASA is now contemplating approving missions to Venus to find out the truth.
Scientists have found possible signs of life on this planet
Scientists have found some evidence that suggests that a planet that is close to Earth may have signs of life. Here's what we know.
You may have never seen a Sunspot in this much detail before
Europe upgraded its solar telescope called GREGOR, and it has captured what could be one of the best images of a Sunspot to date.
Hubble reminds us that the remains of a dead star can be beautiful
The fact that humans have deep space telescopes is amazing, and this recently released image by NASA is a reminder of that.
Here's why Betelgeuse was dimming and if it will violently explode
Astronomers have found the reason why the red super giant star Betelgeuse was dimming, and if its going to explode in a supernova.
This is easily one of the best images Hubble has ever taken
The Hubble Space Telescope has just captured one of best images yet, check it out here.
These are the most stunning images of Jupiter humans have ever taken
$1 billion space probe called Juno has captured the most stunning pictures of Jupiter to date.
Mars, the Red Planet has a green glow around its outside, here's why
Astronomers have spotted a green glow around the outside of Mars, and here's why it's happening.
This animation shows Earth spinning through space at 1.3 million mph
Here's an animation of how fast Earth is rotating relative to the Sun, Milky Way galaxy and the Cosmic Microwave Background.
Australia to launch locally-made 'next-gen' hybrid rocket in 2022
Australia expects to launch its domestically-made 'next-generation' hybrid rocket in 2022.
Black Hole confirmed to have regular 'heartbeat', here's how and why
Astronomers have confirmed a black hole can in fact have a 'heartbeat', and here's why.
Astronomers spot Earth-like planet that has a yearly cycle of 378 days
Astronomers seem to have found another Earth-like planet, and this one completes it's yearly cycle in 378 days.
SpaceX has smashed a new record and set another milestone to beat
Elon Musk's space exploration company SpaceX has hit a record, and has put forward a new milestone to strive to.
China will begin building this 66-ton structure in space in 2021
China's space agency will be constructing this 66-ton structure in space in 2021.
UFO expert says he has seen 100% proof of alien structures on the Moon
A UFO expert has claimed that he has 100% proof that there's alien structures on the Moon.
Astronomers find a donut shaped galaxy that they've never seen before
Astronomers have spotted a rare galaxy that is shaped like a juicy donut.
Scientist claims there is life outside of Earth, and here's where
A British scientist has claimed there is life outside of Earth, and that we already know the location of where to look.
These are 15 rare images of planet-forming disks around stars
Astronomers have captured 15 rare images of planet-forming disks that are located hundreds of light years away.
First detailed geologic map of Moon's surface has been released
Scientists have released the first geologic map of the Moon surface, mapping out it out in thorough detail.
Researchers spot extremely hot exoplanet that rains iron droplets
The Very Large Telescope has been used to spot a really hot exoplanet that rains iron instead of water.
26-year old student astronomer finds 17 new planets, one Earth-sized
A student astronomer has miculously found 17 new planets, one of which is Earth-sized.
Deep Space radio burst pattern could be aliens, says Harvard scientist
Astronomers stumbled across deep space radio signals that very well could be aliens.
Betelgeuse is definitely still dimming, and these pictures confirm it
Astronomers have released side-by-side images of Betelgeuse, confirming that it's definitely dimming.
Deep space radio bursts detected, 16-day pattern breaks all answers
Astrophysicists don't know what or who is releasing these fast radio bursts, but they have a pattern.
Betelgeuse explosion to display light show not seen since 17th century
If Betelgeuse explodes the supernova is expected to be brighter than the Moon, and visible during the day.
Astronomers found two super-Earth's that could host & sustain life
Astronomers have located two super-Earth planets that could potentially host and sustain life.
Astronomers caught two supermassive black holes merging on camera
Astronomers captured the merger of two supermassive black holes on camera.
Extragalactic stars found from Milky Way's galactic collision course
Astronomers have spotted new stars on the outskirts of our Milky Way galaxy.
A supermassive black hole is creating gorgeous galactic fireworks
If you have never seen galactic fireworks, now's your chance because here they are.
Simulation results from 70 GPU's say Jupiter captures 'alien' comets
Scientists have used 70 graphics cards to run a simulation of how space bodies enter our solar system.
Discovery: exoplanets in 'habitable zones' have less chance of life
Astronomers have discovered that many habitable exoplanets may have a lesser chance of life due to Star flares.
First neutron star surface mapped, but astronomers are more confused
Astronomers have for the first time mapped the surface of a neutron star in exquisite detail.
There's water on space exoplanets, but just not a lot of it out there
Scientist know there's water out in space, but just not a lot of it out there.
NASA's closest Sun probe flyby gave scientists 'mind-blowing' results
NASA's Parker Solar Probe has given us insight on how solar winds occur.
Scientists confused: black hole so big it 'shouldn't even exist' found
A black hole so big that it challenges our current models of black holes has been found.
Saturn's big moon 'Titan' mapped, now one of the best places for life
Saturn's largest moon 'Titan' has had its surfaced mapped, and its now one of the best places to look for life.
Astronomers officially find second Earth in habitable Goldilocks zone
Astronomers have managed to locate what has been officially called as a second Earth.
Astrophysicists say gamma-ray jets can move faster than speed of light
Astrophysicists have suggested that gamma-ray jets from a blazar could actually travel faster than the speed of light.
Astronomers find the biggest neutron star to date, 2.7x the Sun's mass
Astronomers have stumbled across the biggest neutron star we have found to date, it's 4,600 light years away.
Some exoplanets could be better suited to harbor life than Earth
Astronomers have determined several exoplanets that could be better suited for life than Earth.
3 Earth-sized planets found, only 12 light-years away & possible water
Astronomers have found 3 Earth-sized planets, and they aren't even that far away.
Astronomers teach an AI to find cosmic collisions and ancient galaxies
Scientists have managed to teach an AI to distinguish between cosmic level collisions and just bright galaxies.
A black hole the size of our entire solar system discovered
A black hole with 40 billion times the mass of our Sun has been spotted using the Very Large Telescope.
Meteor SMASHES into Jupiter, so big we saw it from Earth
A meteor has smashed into Jupiter and the explosion was so big it was viewed from Earth.
39 ancient galaxies found, base universe knowledge shaken
Astronomers have found some ancient galaxies that could shed some light on the dark matter phenomenon.
Closest Supermoon in 68 years rocks the sky this month
The full Moon won't come this close to Earth again until November 25, 2034.
Small 2014 RC asteroid will fly by Earth in close-up on Sunday, Sept 7
NASA JPL confirmed the 2014 RC asteroid will safely soar by Earth on Sunday, so amateur astronomers should be able to catch a peek.