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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.
Jupiter's Great Red Spot is shrinking after 100 years of domination
For more than 100 years now The Great Red Spot has dominated Jupiter, but now the massive storm is shrinking and scientist are not sure why.
Bright super nova appears in M82, 12 million light years from earth
12 million years a go, a star in M82 decided it was time to go super nova, and we are now just beginning to see the light show.
Comet ISON is no more, new images show that it has fizzled out
Comet ISON did in fact vaporize when it passed through the Sun's coronasphere.
Comet ISON partially survives its close encounter with the sun
Comet ISON plunges into the outter reaches of the sun and partially survives.
SpaceTT: Saturn, Venus and the Moon to appear side by side tonight
Tonight Saturn and Venus will appear in conjunction with a crescent moon! Head outside and check out this rare occurrence.
ScienceFriday: NASA ends efforts to repair Kepler Space Telescope
NASA calls time of death on Kepler Space Telescope, ends all efforts to resuscitate the eye in the sky.
Perseid Meteor Shower set to dazzle stargazers on August 11
2013 Perseid meteor shower poised to be best of the year.
SpaceTT: Finnish astrophotographer's animated GIF images of Elephants Trunk Nebula are mesmerizing
Check out these stunning animated GIF images of Elephants Trunk Nebula.
SpaceTT: Comet ISON comes into view in new NASA image, could prove to be largest comet ever seen
NASA shows of image of Comet ISON, most likely the largest comet seen in recorded history.