Astronomy

The mystery of the Moon’s swirls might have finally been sloved

For a long time these structures represented an unresolved mystery in some parts of the lunar surface: strange whirls…

Giant hexagonal vortex discovered at Saturn’s north pole

Saturn is the second largest planet in the solar system after Jupiter. The gas giant is particularly recognizable by…

Exoplanet twice the size of Earth recently discovered

A team of international researchers, made up of scientists from Canada, the United States and Germany, reported that based…

Astronomers have exposed Jupiter’s puzzling stunted growth

Over a period of two million years, Jupiter grew slowly. This had already been suggested by studies on meteorites….

Giant celestial object discovered outside our solar system

Astrophysicists have not yet figured out what it is. A celestial object nearly twelve times larger than Jupiter was found…

Are we really alone in the Universe?

One of the biggest questions humans have long sought to answer pertains to the existence of life — or…

Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity once again proven true

Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity holds up well, even around the supermassive black hole in the center of…

Mars, the Red Planet

Massive Underground lake discovered on Mars

A vast underground lake has been discovered on Mars, a first in the study of the red planet! The…

The Milky Way’s long lost sister galaxy was cannibalized by Andromeda

The Milky Way had a sister, a massive galaxy that, scientists believe, was “crushed and cannibalized” two million years…

Exoplanet

Astronomers have developed new procedures to identify exoplanets faster

About 80 percent of all exoplanets known today were discovered using the transit method. The latter is based on…

Jupiter now has 79 moons… a record

Last year, astronomers from the Carnegie Institution for Science discovered a dozen moons in orbit around Jupiter. To…

Saturn’s moving musical composition

The electromagnetic exchange between the sixth planet of the solar system, Saturn, and one of its many moons, captured…

Mars, the Red Planet

A gigantic dust storm has changed the surface of Mars

In one month, Mars has metamorphosed. Since May 30, a giant dust storm has encompassed the entire planet. So…

the sun

NASA to send a probe to the most dangerous regions of the Sun

NASA will launch in a few days a probe to study the “red zone”, one of the most dangerous…

RW-Aur-A

Young star caught devouring a planet

Recent fluctuations in the luminosity of a very young star would be caused by the matter released by repeated…

Neutrino

Scientists trace back elusive neutrino to distant black hole

Researchers have been able to trace the path of a neutrino from a distant galaxy – over nearly four…