There’s a compelling reason scientists think we’ve never found aliens, and it suggests humans are almost extinct
It’s reasonable to expect there to be someone out there if you consider the astronomical (pun intended) numbers involved when we talk about space and the heavenly bodies hurtling through it. NASA scientists estimate that there may be tens of billions of solar systems...
Astronomers find new dwarf planet in our Solar System. A new friend for Pluto. New dwarf planet located in the region of the solar system beyond Neptune known as the Kuiper Belt, discovered.
The first catalogue of more than a billion stars from ESA’s Gaia satellite was published today – the largest all-sky survey of celestial objects to date.
The Hubble Deep Field, explained by the man who made it happen.
Eventually, Earth’s magnetic fields will flip. What will happen then?
Nowadays, it’s a universally accepted theory that the universe began 13.8 billion years ago with the Big Bang. But did you know that two radio astronomers unintentionally stumbled upon its discovery?
There are multiple theories around the origin of life on Earth, but the most commonly accepted one is the "RNA World" theory, which posits that ribonucleic acid (RNA) was the precursor to deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)—the basic building block today of all living...
What would it look like to return home from outside our galaxy?
SpaceX founder Elon Musk has outlined his highly ambitious vision for manned missions to Mars, which he said could begin as soon as 2022 – three years sooner than his previous estimates.
Scientists believe Venus was once Earth-like. How is this possible and what caused the planet to turn toxic?