Geoscientists from Brown and Columbia universities have run a set of experiments designed to understand how much heat is created when ice is deformed.
The first stars in the Universe, so–called Population III or Pop III stars, are believed to have formed from the primordial ‘molecular’ clouds, a metal–free gas available in the very early Universe, in pristine conditions.
Two scientists from the University of Nevada Las Vegas have suggested the existence of at least one super-Earth in the early days of the solar system located within the orbit of planet Mercury which ended up being devoured by the Sun.
Researchers in South Africa used the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) in India to discover something strange in the distant universe, so bizarre that is not explained by the current cosmological models and theories.
Russian billionaire Yuri Milner & World-renowned British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking teamed up in a $100 million space initiative to develop a spacecraft that would send probes to Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system to Earth.
Astronomers have discovered a rare compact ancient galaxy hosting a supermassive black hole with an estimated mass of 2 million solar masses.
City lights and lightning flashes among the clouds, known as airglow can be seen in a new stunning video released by NASA on Monday.
Space itself is inconceivably large, an absolutely crazy, weird place. There are a lot of strange things out there. We highlight the top ten strangest things found in space.
In 2004, researchers were combing through the data from a satellite called WMAP when they noticed something unusual. Part of the universe looked a lot colder than the rest. They called it, appropriately, the Cold Spot and scientists still aren’t really sure why it’s there.
NASA’ NEOWISE mission (Near-Earth Object Wide-field Survey Explorer) has just released a worth of survey data, characterizing 439 near-Earth objects, out of those, 72 are newly discovered.