NASA and MIT researchers using the TESS telescope say they have spotted a nearly Earth-sized exoplanet hanging out in its star's habitable zone.
A new discovery that could potentially hasten our knowledge about physics in some of the universe’s most extreme areas has been revealed from data collected by astronomers over the last several decades.
A pair of puzzles that planetary scientists have observed amidst 3,800 different planetary systems may have been solved, with the aid of a new model that considers the influence of various forces on young planet formation.
A 500-foot asteroid was recently the target of radio signals emitted by Alaska's HAARP facility, as part of an effort to enhance our ability to detect potentially deadly space objects.
U.S. Dept. of Energy Plasma Discovery Unravels Odd Solar Phenomenon, Offers Clues to Cosmic Mysteries
Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) say they have untangled a solar mystery, in a breakthrough that could help resolve many lingering questions in astrophysics.
The Case For Alien Life Elevated By The Exciting First-Ever Confirmation of Two Exoplanet Water Worlds
Researchers from the University of Montreal have confirmed the presence of two water worlds orbiting a star 218 light years from earth.
Despite Micrometeoroid Impacts NASA Says James Webb Telescope Should Survive and Thrive for Another 20 Years
Following the announcement that the James Webb Space Telescope has already endured 14 micrometeoroid impacts, NASA says that, barring an unforeseen event, the groundbreaking observatory should still be able to conduct science operations for another 20 years.
Researchers have postulated that readings from the Hubble Space Telescope may help to explain the nature of the ever-elusive dark matter, which may actually be made up of something called dark photons.
If humans ever find interstellar CubeSats, it will change our priorities from funding military conflicts to space exploration.
Odd Emissions Detected from a High-Energy Space Object Prompted Investigations by Astronomers. Here’s What They Found.
Astronomers say the results of a long-term study of a distant, high-energy space object have yielded new details about the behavior of one of our universe’s most prevalent extragalactic sources of gamma rays.
Black Hole Simulated in the Lab Suddenly Starts Glowing, Potentially Pointing to a Unified Theory of Gravity
A team of European physicists simulated a "glowing" black hole in the lab, which they say might help confirm one famous physicist's theory.
Saturn's moon Titan has an atmosphere rich in organic compounds, which has led to speculations that chemical precursors of life may have been generated there.
Astronomers say an asteroid impact in Canada near the shores of Lake Erie could provide a rich source of information for future studies.
A new study that used measurements of cosmic phenomena suggests the theory of gravity proposed by Albert Einstein may actually be wrong.
Future interstellar travel could reveal that the "State of the Universe" is far more significant than our present concerns over worldly political matters at home.
A new map of the universe has been made available free to the public, showing the cosmos in unprecedented color and detail.
Wormholes may have already been detected, but have been hiding in plain sight, according to a team of Bulgarian physicists.
A team of researchers argues the "Great Filter" theory could offer a concerning explanation for why astronomers have yet to find evidence of intelligent alien life.
The suite of instruments assembled by the Galileo Project will seek the evidence needed to properly swipe the extraterrestrial interpretation of UAP to the left or to the right.
A research team has reported the discovery of a large extragalactic structure obscured from view beyond a portion of the Milky Way galaxy, in a new paper outlining their preliminary findings.
Composed entirely of strange “quark matter,” astronomers believe they may have discovered a long-rumored space object possessing unusual stellar qualities.
New discoveries by a team of astrophysicists are pointing to revelations that could challenge Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation.
A new study claims solar flares may actually make the planets in Trappist-1's habitability zone even more habitable than first thought. Teams using the James Webb Space Telescope are planning to search those same planets for chemical traces of extraterrestrial life, called 'biosignatures,' in their atmospheres.
Could gravitational propulsion enable us to traverse the stars by manipulating the cosmic dark energy that makes the vacuum?
It is often said that “life was better in the good old days.” Avi Loeb explains why this definitely holds true for Mars.
A cosmic blast caused by a “star crash” between two neutron stars produced an effect that seemingly defied the laws of physics, according to researchers.
The actual age of the galaxy as well as the total number of galaxies in our universe have perplexed scientists for decades. Thanks to space observatories like the Hubble Telescope or the James Webb Space Telescope, astronomers can see further...
A Ukrainian UAP study claiming to have captured images of unknown aerial objects has been taken to task by astronomers with the country's National Academy of Sciences.
If interstellar travel agencies were to sell tickets for a ride on these relativistic planets, I would be first in line to board them.
Could intelligent aliens be hiding from us? A new research paper asks if a unique astronomical phenomenon could effectively hide Earth from any friendly aliens' view.
New research on Saturn’s moon Enceladus shows there is a good chance that life may exist in its subsurface oceans.
New Abiogenesis Theory Challenges This Widely-Accepted Argument About Alien Life On Earthlike Planets
Life on Earthlike planets could be more likely than one popular argument supposes, according to a theory outlined in a recent science paper.
The Discovery of a Second Interstellar Meteor
Meter-Size Interstellar Objects Are Much Tougher than Solar System Rocks!
Meter-Size Interstellar Objects Are Much Tougher than Solar System Rocks!
In a new paper with student Amir Siraj, Avi Loeb says they have identified a second interstellar meteor, IM2, in the CNEOS fireball catalog of NASA.
Saturn's rings and tilt could be explained by new research suggesting a missing moon was a factor.
A recently fallen meteorite containing water that is undeniably extraterrestrial has been found for the first time in the U.K.
On September 3, 2022, the 79th Venice Film Festival hosted a session titled “Meeting with `Oumuamua” at the Excelsior Hotel in Venice.
A pair of incredible new images of the Sun are revealing hidden details about its mysterious chromosphere for the first time.
A new study focused on underwater snow on Europa could better inform NASA's Europa Clipper mission in the years ahead.
Scientists from the University of Birmingham say they have discovered a pair of potentially habitable planets outside of our solar system.
Despite their striking appearance, Einstein Crosses aren't evidence of distant alien megastructures. However, they could help solve the lingering mystery of dark energy.
Was Einstein Wrong? Dark Energy Study Yields Surprising Discoveries About Nature’s Most Mysterious Forces
A new study on dark energy examines whether our understanding of gravity and its influence throughout the universe is incomplete.
Images of the "Phantom Galaxy" M74 are among the latest stunning efforts that combine data collected by Webb and Hubble Space Telescopes.
Do we live in a galactic environment that contains self-replicating von Neumann probes? The best way to find out is to look around.