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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.
Most detailed look yet at some of the solar system's biggest asteroids
Here's the most detailed look at some of the solar system's largest asteroids that are floating around in an asteroid belt.
NASA answers a big question, 'did Mars ever look like Earth?'
A NASA scientist has answered one of the biggest questions posed to the agency in a new video, 'did Mars ever look like Earth?'.
NASA is planning to extract oxygen from the lunar surface with this
Along with another space agency, NASA is constructing a new rover that will be used to sustain a human presence on the Moon.
Mystery signals from distant stars detected, possible 'hidden planets'
Researchers have detected radio signals from distant Red Dwarf stars that are suggesting that hidden planets are orbiting them.
There is one thing that William Shatner doesn't want to see in space
William Shatner will go on a ride to space with Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, and there is one thing he doesn't want to see up there.
How much gravity can humans survive before our bones break?
Humans will endure different gravity levels when we colonize other planets, but what is the maximum amount we can survive?
Prize asteroid near Earth studied, found to be worth trillions
Researchers have published a new study that details an asteroid located near Earth that would be worth trillions if mined.
Researchers say oxygen on Earth won't last, will suffocate most life
Researchers have predicted that Earth's oxygen-rich atmosphere won't last forever and will run out, suffocating most life.
NASA's human Mars colonists may live in these inflatable pods
NASA's astronauts that will be sent to Mars to colonize the planet may call these massive inflatable pods home when they arrive.
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover was spied on, image from above taken
A passing lunar orbiter has spotted NASA's Mars rover named Perseverance, inspecting the Mars surface for clues of past life.
NASA will collide a spacecraft into an asteroid at 15,000 mph
NASA locked in a launch date for when the space agency will launch a spacecraft that'll collide with an asteroid at 15,000 mph.
NASA will soon explore mysterious space 'fossils' that hold secrets
NASA will soon launch a space probe that will be visiting two swarms of mysterious space 'fossils' called the Jupiter Trojans.
Space tourism is reasonably priced, 'cheap' stratospheric balloon ride
A massive effort is being made towards bringing the cost down for space tourism, and now a company has made it reasonably priced.
Strong signal detected on 'hot Jupiter' planet that rains iron
A team of researchers has published a study that details a strong signal being detected from a planet where it rains iron.
Researchers snap image of Jupiter from the Moon with NASA spacecraft
Researchers have used NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter to take an awesome picture of the largest planet in our solar system.
There's an asteroid worth $11 trillion located near Earth
A new study has detailed an asteroid that could potentially contain $11 trillion worth of precious metals, and it's near Earth.
Two asteroids traveling at 21,000 mph will approach Earth very soon
NASA reports that two asteroids traveling around 21,000 mph will be making a relatively close approach with Earth very soon.
Spacecraft uses gravity to slow down, takes first image of Mercury
The European Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency have achieved the first fly-by of Mercury with its spacecraft.
Discovering Earth-like planets may be harder than scientists thought
A new study has suggested that discovering new Earth-like exoplanets may be much harder than scientists first anticipated.
NASA says these asteroids hold the clues to the solar system's origin
NASA explained that these certain asteroids hold secrets about the origin of our solar system as they are billions of years old.
NASA's Hubble Telescope discovers a new strange mystery with Jupiter
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a new strange mystery with Jupiter and it's most-famous feature - The Great Red Spot.
Elon Musk revealed his chances of going to Mars and actually surviving
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has discussed the likelihood of him actually moving to Mars to live and the chances of him surviving.
Moon origin revealed in new study, was born out of two violent impacts
A new study has explored the origins of Earth's only satellite, the Moon, which seems to have been born out of two violent events.
Planets in our solar system orbit on the same plane, but why?
If you have ever looked at a model of our solar system, you may have noticed that all of the planets orbit on the same plane.
NASA converts phenomenal images of space into beautiful cosmic music
NASA has released three brand new pieces of music that were converted from images and data of distant celestial objects.
Asteroid three times Statue of Liberty is fast-approaching Earth today
NASA's database says an asteroid that could be three to six times the size of the Statue of Liberty is fast approaching Earth.
Rolls-Royce to power Moon and Mars mining with nuclear reactors
The automobile maker Rolls-Royce is working on developing micro-nuclear reactors that would rockets designed to mine off-planet.
NASA scientist answers burning question about dangerous asteroids
A NASA scientist has answered one of the most burning questions about asteroids - do we know about all of the asteroids?
Elon Musk gives an update on the condition of SpaceX Inspiration4 crew
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has given an update on the condition of the all-civilian Inspiration4 crew that's currently in Earth's orbit.
Something is tugging on objects at the solar system edge, planet nine?
A new paper with six years of data identified objects near the solar system's edge that are being influenced by something.
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.
This 'dog-bone' shaped asteroid challenges our solar system knowledge
A senior astronomer has said the 'dog-bone' shaped asteroid named 'Kleopatra' challenges our understanding of the solar system.
NASA updates the odds of a dangerous asteroid colliding with Earth
NASA recently updated the odds of a collision with Earth, one of the two most hazardous objects floating around our solar system.
'Really clear signals' found of nearby exoplanet that is Earth-like
Researchers have discovered 'really clear signals' of a nearby star system harboring an Earth-sized planet that may support life.
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.
'Potentially hazardous' asteroid traveling 21,000 mph towards Earth
NASA has classified an asteroid traveling towards Earth at 21,000 mph, that'll arrive this month, as 'potentially hazardous'.
'First time' study reveals what the Sun looked like when it was a baby
A new study has explored a region on a star referred to as a 'hot spot'. The investigation may have revealed facts about our Sun.
One-quarter of stars like our Sun end up eating their own planets
An international team of astronomers has published a study that suggests a quarter of Sunlike stars end up eating their planets.
Mars is safe for humans, but there is a catch to surviving on it
An international group of scientists have put forward a paper that details if its possible for humans to survive on Mars.
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.
Fastest-orbiting asteroid that we know of has just been found
Astronomers have located what is now believed to be the fastest-orbiting asteroid in our solar system, it's called 2021 PH27.
Researchers have honed in on a possible habitable Earth 'twin'
Researchers put forward evidence of a possible Earth-like planet after accurate measurements were made using a new spectrograph.
Our largest planet will be a big spotlight in the night sky this week
This week the largest planet in our solar system will be a big spotlight in the night sky. It'll be very easy to spot as well.
Here are NASA's best images of all the planets in the solar system
Each of the planets in our solar system is unique in its very own way, and here are some of the best images that show that off.
NASA releases 'dark' images of Earth's 'closest neighbor'
NASA has released some 'dark' images of Earth's 'closest neighbor' taken by the Solar Orbiter Heliospheric Imager telescope.
This asteroid has a higher chance to hit Earth than previously thought
Researchers found that the likelihood of this mile-wide asteroid hitting Earth is much greater than what was previously thought.
Date found for mile-wide asteroid's highest chance of hitting Earth
Researchers have a new ultra-precise measurement for when the highest chance one of the most likely asteroids will hit Earth.
Planet that 'may support life' found, and it's not far away at all
A new study has found planets relatively close to Earth that 'may have an atmosphere that could protect and support life.'
Astronomers locate planet that may have a life supporting atmosphere
Astronomers have located a planet that is showing signs of a life-supporting atmosphere, as it's in the orbital sweet spot.