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Our First Interstellar Visitor Is Covered in a Layer Of “Organic...

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Further analysis of the first ever interstellar visitor to Sol system.

New Horizons Space Probe Target May Have Its Own Tiny Moonlet

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NASA’s New Horizons probe has already made history several times. At launch, it was the fastest probe ever launched from Earth with a speed of more...

What if there’s a Mirror in Space

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A bit of fantasy in a science fiction setting.

Plate tectonics on Jupiter’s moon could reveal hidden ocean – Futurity

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Europan earthquakes (Europaquake?) may confirm sub-surface oceans

The mission to learn everything we always wanted to know about...

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The real leap came from lesser-known hardware with an awkward name: the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy

Ancient Supermassive Black Hole Unveils Secrets of Early Universe

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Is this the first ever black hole?

NASA Plans to Send a Probe to Hunt for Life on...

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NASA moving ahead to develop probe

NASA Discovers Planet with Smothering Stratosphere and No Water

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WASP-18b. With a name like than....

China’s dark matter space probe detects tantalizing signal

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China finds a hint of dark matter

72 New Galaxies with Trillions of New Alien Worlds Discovered

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Hubble's Deep Field keeps on surprising

Full Moon Sunday Kicks Off ‘Supermoon Trilogy,’ Including a Lunar Eclipse

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  The Dec. 3 full moon is the first of three consecutive supermoons, including a lunar eclipse. The other supermoons will happen on Jan. 1...

After 37 years, Voyager 1 has fired up its trajectory thrusters

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At present, the Voyager 1 spacecraft is 21 billion kilometers from Earth, or about 141 times the distance between the Earth and Sun. It...

A Russian Billionaire, Not NASA, May Uncover Alien Life

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NASA has expressed an interest in searching for alien life on one of Saturn's moons. Russian billionaire Yuri Milner might be able to get...

Moon Express says first launch happening in 2018

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Moon Miners announces first launch.

Heavy Metal Medicine, or, How Meteors can Kill Cancer

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Mining asteroids to cure cancer?
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The Floor is made of Lava – The Future of Moonbases

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An underground cave on the Moon could serve as a good location for a lunar base, a project that several different groups are trying to get off the ground.

Mars Needs Cash – and other issues with colonizing the red...

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A permanent settlement on Mars would undoubtedly be a testament to our capacity to explore the galaxy. However, it might not make much practical...

Astronomers Find Star That Has Exploded Six Times – ExtremeTech

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Astronomers have spotted something that shouldn't exist--a star that acts as if it's gone supernova at least six times. Writing in Nature, an international research team...

One of the Closest Earth-Like Planets Ever was Just Discovered 

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A low-mass exoplanet has been discovered in the orbit of the red dwarf star Ross 128. It's thought to be Earth-like in terms of...

NASA Plans to Develop Mars Drone at Arctic Research Base

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NASA plans on testing some flying machines in the most Martian landscape on Earth. Care to guess where?
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Another Universe May Have Bumped Into Ours and We Might Have...

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The Cold Spot in the cosmic microwave background radiation has led astronomers to speculate the possibility of parallel universes.

Visualize thousands of distant worlds in the Periodic Table of Exoplanets

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Take a gander at the periodic table of exo planets

Don’t Miss the Leonids

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One of the year's best meteor showers will be peaking soon!

Miner 2049’ers – Mining the Moon

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When we've mined the Earth for all of the metals we can, will we look to space for more? We altready are.