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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.
Map that took 13 years to create reveals edge of solar system secrets
Earth is the third planet from the sun and the sixth planet from the edge of the solar system, but do we know what's at the edge?
Immensely large asteroid to pass dangerously close to Earth this month
Asteroid 2016 AJ193 has had its trajectory discovered, and it will pass within a 'potentially hazardous' distance to Earth.
'Shape shifting UFO' caught on video flying near plane
A passenger aboard an airline has caught a very peculiar object on video, claiming that it's a hovering 'shape-shifting UFO'.
'Fleet of UFOs' caught on video emerging from dark side of the moon
A 'Fleet of UFOs flying from the dark side of the moon' has reportedly been caught on video. However, the evidence is lacking.
'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.
Hubble spots key ingredient for life on the solar systems largest moon
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spotted one of the key ingredients of life on the solar system and Jupiter's largest moon.
NASA: Great Pyramid of Giza-size asteroid to fly 'close' by Earth soon
NASA calculations are showing that a Great Pyramid of Giza-size asteroid will have a 'close' fly-by with Earth on the weekend.
SpaceX will launch NASA's new alien-hunting mission to a specific Moon
SpaceX has been awarded the launch contract for a NASA mission that's main objective is to hunt for alien life on a faraway moon.
Here's the most accurate map of Earth ever produced by humans
A Japanese architect created an award-winning map for the most accurate depiction of planet Earth ever produced by humans.
Our universe is 'doomed to perish' in 'heat death', says top scientist
A cosmologist has explained why the universe is 'doomed to perish' in a 'heat death' where everything will become dark and empty.
Blue Origin will put the youngest and oldest person in space this July
Blue Origin will soon enter the space tourism market, with its first launch securing both the oldest and youngest astronauts.
Meteorite from solar system birth found to contain 'organic material'
A 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite that dates back to the birth of our solar system found to contain a lot of 'organic material'
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.
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.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope hangs on by a thread after dire glitch
NASA has discovered a problem that could end the life of the Hubble Space Telescope that has been operating for 30 years.
Is the interstellar tourist Oumuamua and recent UFO sightings linked?
Could the interstellar visitor 'Oumuamua be scanning Earth, and are the UFOs recently seen play a part in its observation?
Astronomers find the largest comet ever and its shocking massive
Astronomers located a comet that is now the largest comet ever to be discovered. It's 1,000 times bigger than a typical comet.
China announces they'll send the first humans to land on Mars by 2033
China has recently announced a big plan to send the first humans to land on the Red Planet, which will be achieved by 2023.