The existence of dark matter in the universe is one of the major puzzles of current astrophysics, cosmology and particles research. While there is clear evidence for the existence of dark matter from astronomical observations, it is still unclear what the physical nature of dark matter is.
At night, when you look at the stars and you wonder “is anybody out there?” just realize that someone out there could be looking back at you and wondering the same.
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.