Aerospace

Astronomers find a failed star orbiting a dead star. Sad!

Astronomers find a failed star orbiting a dead star. Sad!

Death is simply a part of life, and this is no less the case where stars and other astronomical objects are concerned. Sure, the timelines...
“The Last Jedi” to appear aboard International Space Station

“The Last Jedi” to appear aboard International Space Station

So who is “The Last Jedi”? Is it Luke Skywalker? Is it Rey? Other theories? Crew members currently aboard the International Space Station won’t have to...
Black holes aren’t as strong as we thought

Black holes aren’t as strong as we thought

Scientists have discovered that black holes have significantly weaker magnetic fields than previously thought. A 40-mile-wide black hole 8,000 light years from Earth named V404...
Ancient asteroid impact exposes the moon’s interior

Ancient asteroid impact exposes the moon’s interior

Scientists have long assumed that all the planets in our solar system look the same beneath the surface, but a study published in Geology...
Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs

Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs

Researchers have pinpointed the date of what could be the oldest solar eclipse yet recorded. The event, which occurred on 30 October 1207 BC,...
Something big is warping the outer solar system

Something big is warping the outer solar system

The plane of our solar system is warped in the outer reaches of the Kuiper Belt, suggesting the presence of an unknown Mars-to-Earth-mass planetary object...
Massive primordial galaxy will soon get even bigger

Massive primordial galaxy will soon get even bigger

A galaxy first seen less than 800 million years after the Big Bang, when the universe was less than 6 percent of its current...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...
Why most meteoroids blow up before they hit Earth

Why most meteoroids blow up before they hit Earth

When a meteoroid enters Earth’s atmosphere, the high-pressure air in front of it seeps into its pores, cracking the meteoroid, pushing its body apart,...
Potential human habitat located on the moon

Potential human habitat located on the moon

This tube could be the spot for a city on the moon A large open lava tube in the Marius Hills region of the moon...