New photo of a cosmic nursery reveals baby stars light-years away

The Orion A molecular cloud, the nearest known massive star factory, about 1350 light-years away. Image: ESO/VISION survey A giant stellar nursery shows off its newborn stars in a new...

NASA To Explore The Core Of A Failed Planet In Newly Announced Missions

NASA has announced two ambitious missions that will look towards asteroids to unlock some of the secrets of the formation of the solar system. The new Discovery missions, Lucy...

This Ghostly Exoplanet Is A Volcanic Hell In Deep Space

Scientists have been hunting for planets outside of our Solar System exoplanets for decades, and we've found an incredible tapestry: some appear potentially habitable, some appear to orbit two...

Astronomers Asked To Observe “Alien Megastructure Star” In More Detail

It seems that KIC 8462852 just can't stay out of the limelight at the moment. Fresh off the back of speculation that there is a very, very slim chance...

Kepler Finds 100 New Exoplanets

Everyone can get a second chance, even broken space telescopes. Kepler, the planet hunting telescope, suffered a critical malfunction to its stabilizing system in May 2013. It seemed it...
Alien Megastructure Star

SETI Institute Release First Observations From “Alien Megastructure” Star

Take down the Welcome Aliens! bunting and pack away the cosmic red carpet. New observations have suggested that the alien megastructure spotted around a distant star is probably not...

“Mouse” Spotted On Mars

First there were the "Clangers," then there were the "Biker Mice From Mars." Now, an amateur astronomer believes he may have spotted evidence of a real-life rodent race on...

Here’s What Space Actually Looks Like to the Human Eye

Photos of space are everywhere online. Their beauty is dazzling, showing a universe awash in color and light. But if you're a skeptic, you've likely wondered whether it all...

See a spacecraft land on Saturn’s moon Titan through NASA’s eyes

In 2005, an alien probe flew through the hazy and cold atmosphere of Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, and landed on the world's surface. That spacecraft named the Huygens...

The Alien Megastructure Star May Have Eaten A Planet

Remember the alien megastructure star? Yes, it was that strange star that was experiencing large dips in light, leading to the suggestion however unlikely that aliens might have built...