Extreme starburst mapped
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Extreme starburst mapped

But researchers have now identified a special shell around such a star and is therefore…

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How to Know Once and For All if the Universe Began With a Bang or a Bounce
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How to Know Once and For All if the Universe Began With a Bang or a Bounce

According to the Big Bang cosmological model, our Universe began 13.8 billion years ago when…

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Narrowing Down the Mass of the Milky Way
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Narrowing Down the Mass of the Milky Way

Since the birth of modern astronomy, scientists have sought to determine the full extent of…

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Closest Exoplanet Could be Habitable With a Dayside Ocean
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Closest Exoplanet Could be Habitable With a Dayside Ocean

In of August of 2016, astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) confirmed the existence…

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New star birth from stellar explosion witnessed by astronomers
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New star birth from stellar explosion witnessed by astronomers

The explosions of stars, known as supernovae, can be so bright they outshine their host…

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Superfast Jet of Material Blasted Out From Last Year Neutron Star Merger
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Superfast Jet of Material Blasted Out From Last Year Neutron Star Merger

In August of 2017, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detected waves that were believed…

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Beautiful Photo of Galaxy NGC 3981. Taken by Very Large Telescope. For no Scientific Reason at all.
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Beautiful Photo of Galaxy NGC 3981. Taken by Very Large Telescope. For no Scientific Reason at all.

The world’s most powerful telescopes have a lot of work to do. They’re tasked with…

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Radio Observations Confirm Superfast Jet of Material From Neutron Star Merger
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Radio Observations Confirm Superfast Jet of Material From Neutron Star Merger

Jet appeared to move four times faster than light Precise measurement using a continent-wide collection…

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Superfast Jet Observed Streaming Away from Stellar Collision
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Superfast Jet Observed Streaming Away from Stellar Collision

Using a collection of National Science Foundation radio telescopes, researchers have confirmed that a narrow…

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Forming Dense Metal Planets like Mercury is Probably Pretty Difficult and Rare in the Universe
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Forming Dense Metal Planets like Mercury is Probably Pretty Difficult and Rare in the Universe

The planet Mercury, the closet planet to our Sun, is something of an exercise in…

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