Life finds a way — particularly if it has a moon.
This short story is a fictional account of two very real people — Anaximander and Anaximenes, two ancient Greeks who tried to make sense of the universe.
How did the troughs form?
Galaxies can die if their star-making stuff is lost. But now it can find its way back.
Surrounding Earth is a powerful magnetic field created by swirling liquid iron in the planet’s core. Earth’s magnetic field may be nearly as old as the Earth itself – and […]
For the first time, light that comes from behind a black hole has been spotted.
When Olympic athletes perform dazzling feats of athletic prowess, they are using the same principles of physics that gave birth to stars and planets.
While we can see many solar storms coming, some are "stealthy." A new study shows how to detect them.
A new government report describes 144 sightings of unidentified aerial phenomena.
Using image analysis tools developed for astronomy, researchers are predicting cancer therapy responses.
If you truly want to understand modern astrophysics, knowing how to read this graph is essential.
A new artificial intelligence method removes the effect of gravity on cosmic images, showing the real shapes of distant galaxies.
If the laws of physics are symmetrical as we think they are, then the Big Bang should have created matter and antimatter in the same amount.
Astronomers find a third type of supernova and explain a mystery from 1054 AD.
An analysis of the gravitational wave data from black hole mergers show that the event horizon area, and entropy, always increases.
Astronomers possibly solve the mystery of how the enormous Oort cloud, with over 100 billion comet-like objects, was formed.
A new AI-generated map of dark matter shows previously undiscovered filamentary structures connecting galaxies.
Science is an ongoing flirtation with the unknown.
The eclipse season is starting with a bang.
A new paper reveals that the Voyager 1 spacecraft detected a constant hum coming from outside our Solar System.
Even with six months' notice, we can't stop an incoming asteroid.
Scientists have long puzzled over how Mars, a cold and dry planet, was once warm enough to support liquid water.