The light from this galaxy is older than the Earth.
A bright glowing object, believed to be a meteor, flashed above northeast Scotland on Monday night, lighting the night sky and startling residents.
While Earth can breathe easy for now, astronomers are on the lookout for a comet that may pose a threat to our planet in the distant future.
Astronomers stitched together more than 700 maps to create the most detailed image ever of our galaxy from the Southern Hemisphere.
For the first time, astronomers have traced an enigmatic blast of radio waves to its source.
And it’s full-on hypnotic.
The event took place on February 6 at 14:00 UTC when a meteoroid exploded in the air 620 miles (1,000km) off the coast of Brazil. It released energy equivalent to 13,000 tons of TNT.
Apollo astronauts who orbited the moon two months before Neil Armstrong’s famous 1969 landing heard mysterious and unexplainable ‘music’ on its far side, out of the range of Earthly radio transmissions, it has emerged.
Poor, old Pluto. Once considered the ninth planet, it was demoted about a decade ago to “dwarf planet” status, meaning that it has different characteristics than the other major planets of our solar system. Since then, several other dwarf planets abo
According to a report from Phys.org, new images suggest that one of Pluto’s moons, Charon, used to have a massive subsurface ocean.