Dark matter, the mysterious nonluminous material thought to populate close to 85% of the universe’s matter, may interact with gravity in a non-local way, according to newly published research.
A team of Cambridge researchers says the mystery of dark energy might be solved by studying the movements of the Andromeda Galaxy.
Mysterious New Properties of “Ghost Particle” Neutrinos Unveiled With Help From an Ancient Supernova
Researchers may now be closer to understanding the secret interactions that occur between neutrinos when stars explode, according to new research into the behavior of the mysterious subatomic particles.
Eerie Afterglow of What May Be the Most Violent Cosmic Event Observed by Astronomers Could Challenge Existing Theories
On October 9, 2022, an unusual gamma-ray burst possessing a prolonged visible afterglow was observed by a team of astronomers that was unlike anything they had previously witnessed.
Researchers have discovered a new stellar object with “highly unusual” characteristics, which they say possesses the most powerful magnetic field anywhere in the known universe.
Researchers report that they have detected unusual pulses being generated by a celestial object that could help them unveil new clues about its behavior.
Breakdown of Standard Gravity Reported in New Study Defies Newton’s Law of Gravitation and General Relativity
The breakdown of standard gravity has been reported in a groundbreaking new study that challenges the theories proposed by Newton and Einstein.
New readings and an evaluation of previous readings have confirmed potential biosignature phosphine in the clouds of Venus.
NASA Discovery of Water Where Planets Form Could Have Massive Implications on the Search for Extraterrestrial Life
In a finding that could send ripples through the astronomical community, NASA says researchers have found evidence of water in a protoplanetary disc where new planets are forming.
The discovery of a newfound alien “super-Earth” observed orbiting a distant red dwarf star has been reported by an international team of astronomers.
A French woman says she was struck earlier this month by a falling space object in an incident that occurred outside her home in the village of Alsace, Eastern France.
Previously Theoretical “Dark Stars” Fueled by Dark Matter Likely Spotted by The James Webb Telescope
A previously theoretical type of stellar object known as a Dark Star because it is fueled by dark matter instead of nuclear fusion may have just been spotted by the James Webb Space Telescope.
Gravitational Waves Could Soon Revolutionize the Hunt for Intelligent Alien Civilizations. Here’s How.
Scientists say that gravitational waves could play a more significant role in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) in the decades ahead. Here's why.
NASA just released a stunning new video visualization using data from the Hubble and James Webb Space Telescopes that magically transports the viewer 13.4 billion years back in time.
Buried on the Far Side of the Moon, the Detection of a Mysterious Heat-Emitting Object Leads to an Unexpected Discovery
The detection of a large, heat-emitting mass buried beneath the far side of the Moon suggests it may have a history more like our planet than scientists once realized.
New research using the most advanced tools available to astronomers has proven that time moved five times slower a billion years after the Big Bang than it does in the present, proving Albert Einstein was right again.
Unraveling the Cosmic Symphony: The Top 5 Ways the Gravitational Wave Background Discovery Revolutionizes Our Understanding of the Universe
The GWB discovery is a big deal, so here's a quick list explaining why...
The GWB discovery is a big deal, so here's a quick list explaining why...
Here are five ways detection of the gravitational wave background (GWB) by the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves (NANOGrav) revolutionizes our understanding of the universe.
NASA and the ESA will team up to unravel the mysteries of dark energy and cosmic acceleration with the Roman and Euclid space telescopes.
A new carbon compound has been detected in space for the first time using NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, according to an international team of researchers.
New research looking into the effects of time dilation may help researchers unlock the mysterious nature of Dark Matter and the accelerated expansion of the universe by supporting or disproving the theories of Albert Einstein
“Essential for Life” Amino Acid Found in Interstellar Space, Increasing Chances Extraterrestrial Life is Common
A Spanish researcher who has previously discovered water, carbon dioxide and other key life-supporting chemicals in an interstellar region of space where planets and stars are born says she has now found the life-supporting amino acid tryptophan in the same place.
New data from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) suggests an exoplanet with once-promising potential for life shows no signs of having a thick atmosphere.
A team of Canadian researchers says that the lack of clumpiness in the structure of the universe could help to shed new light on the composition of dark matter.
Recent calculations suggest a famous "lost" spacecraft could have been hiding for decades in orbit around the moon.
An international team of astronomers reports they have succeeded in detecting the fastest stars ever observed within the Milky Way galaxy.
Organic phosphates have been found spewing from the subsurface ocean of Saturn's moon Enceladus, increasing its chances of hosting life.
There May Be Hundreds of Millions of Habitable Planets in the Milky Way Galaxy, New Analysis Reveals
A new study examining the orbital eccentricity of exoplanets has determined that as many as 1 in 3 planets orbiting the billions of M-dwarf stars in the Miky Way galaxy may be habitable.
NASA just sent the fastest spacecraft ever built close enough to the Sun to detect the fine structure of "fast" solar winds near its surface.
A new study by researchers at MIT has doubled the number of repeating Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) that are known to exist.
Researchers have detected odd filament structures that may provide new insights into a supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way.
Avi Loeb examines some of the limitations imposed on intergalactic travel through accelerated cosmic expansion.
For the first time ever, researchers using the James Webb Space Telescope have successfully measured the light coming from a sub-Neptune-sized exoplanet that orbits a star only 40 light years away.
Astronomers studying the first asteroid belt ever seen beyond our solar system have detected a series of glowing discs encircling the star Fomalhaut, according to NASA.
One of the great mysteries of the ancient Americas has finally been solved, according to anthropologists who say they may have unraveled the longstanding mystery of the ancient Mayan calendar.
Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence to Get a Boost from This Colossal Radio Array in New Mexico
The search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) will soon be getting help from one of the world’s largest and most powerful radio telescope arrays, as scientists continue to scour the universe for evidence of extraterrestrials and their technologies.
Astronomers say distant mega light-emitting objects may be defying the Eddington limit and offer a new hypothesis as to how that might occur.
A new study proposes that Dark Matter, the elusive substance that makes up 85% of the universe, is likely made up of ultralight particles known as axions and not the Weakly Interacting Massive Particles, or WIMPs, favored by most current theories.
Whatever flashed through the skies over Japan certainly wasn’t a bird or a plane… could it have been a meteor? As it turns out, NASA satellite data had the answer.
A potentially "illuminating" new theory says that the universe's first light may have been ripped from the fabric of space/time by the extreme forces of gravity in the form of gravitational waves that existed right after the big bang.
Einstein’s Theory of Gravity in Question? What a New Map Detailing One of the Great “Mysteries of the Cosmos” Helps Reveal
A stunningly detailed cosmological map that covers about of quarter of the entire sky shows the effects of dark matter on the cosmic microwave background radiation, lending strong support for Albert Einstein's theory of gravity.
A new study may have revealed clues to understanding a long held cosmological puzzle, involving a discrepancy in the cosmic expansion rate of the universe.
A seldom-seen midnight celestial event reportedly occurred in recent weeks, marking what may be just the second time the rare solar phenomena has been observed in more than a decade.
A new paper from the University of Tokyo suggests that astrobiologists could find signs of alien life in particles of space dust that have been ejected from exoplanets and traveled across the vastness of space to reach earth.
Recent studies indicate that potential threats related to an asteroid impact could be greater than previously realized.
A Space Enigma: Rare Celestial Object Defies Simple Classification, Resembles Three Distinct Phenomena
Like a celestial jack of all trades, Z 229-15 is many things all at once: an active galactic nucleus, a quasar and, a Seyfert galaxy.
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has revealed swirling sandstorms in the atmosphere of a planet 40 light-years away from Earth.
A new study reveals the source of a curious feature of the Sun’s atmosphere that produces a signal pattern that researchers have likened to a human heartbeat.
From the Far Side of the Moon, NASA and the DOE Plan to Search for Signals from the Dark Ages of the Universe
The “Dark Ages of the Universe” will be the focus of a new experiment conducted jointly by NASA and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), involving the placement of a new science observatory on the far side of the Moon.