It’s Official: Oxygen Has Been Directly Detected in Venus’ Dayside Atmosphere

Astronomers have detected atomic oxygen in the daylight atmosphere of Venus, providing new insights into the…

Our Sun Might Not Be Quite as Big as We Thought

Astronomers have discovered that the Sun’s radius may be slightly smaller than previously thought. The new…

NASA finds organic compounds seeping up from hidden ocean on Jupiter’s icy moon Ganymede

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has detected salts and organic compounds on Ganymede, Jupiter’s largest moon, during a…

Scientists Detect Traces of an Ancient Alien World Beneath Earth’s Mantle

Scientists have discovered evidence suggesting that chunks of Theia, a Mars-sized object that collided with Earth…

Civilizations are Probably Spreading Quickly Through the Universe

A team from the University of the Philippines Los Banos has applied the Percolation Theory Hypothesis…

A chunk of the moon appears to be orbiting near Earth, new study suggests

Astronomers have found further evidence that near-Earth asteroid Kamo’oalewa is a fragment of the moon. The…

The mysterious dimming of supergiant star Betelgeuse may finally be explained (photo)

The red supergiant star Betelgeuse, which dimmed significantly in 2019, has returned to normal, according to…

The Observable Universe Might Be A Black Hole, Suggests A Chart Of Everything

Scientists have plotted everything from subatomic particles to superclusters on a chart of mass and radius,…

16,000 mph Faster! Is Earth in a Race Towards a Black Hole Catastrophe?

Earth is moving 16,000 mph faster and is 2,000 light years closer to the supermassive black…

AI is already helping astronomers make incredible discoveries. Here’s how

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing astronomy by processing vast amounts of data, enhancing image clarity, and…

Supernovae Struck the Earth 3 Million and 7 Million Years Ago

Researchers at the University of Illinois have used the radioactive isotope 60-Fe to determine the distances…

Machine Learning Algorithms Can Find Anomalous Needles in Cosmic Haystacks

A machine learning program, ASTRONOMALY, has scanned four million galaxy images, discovering 1635 anomalies, including 18…

Astronomers find abundance of Milky Way–like galaxies in early universe, rewriting cosmic evolution theories

Using the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), researchers have discovered that galaxies similar to the Milky…

JWST’s first triple-image supernova could save the Universe

Astronomers have discovered a triply-lensed supernova in a distant galaxy, which could help resolve the mystery…

‘We’re all going to be overwhelmed’: Emergency planners bracing for April’s solar eclipse

Emergency planners in Ohio are preparing for the first total solar eclipse in the state in…

Mathematicians find 12,000 new solutions to ‘unsolvable’ 3-body problem

An international team of mathematicians has discovered 12,000 new solutions to the three-body problem, a complex…

When Stars Align with AI: Training LLM for Astronomy Texts

Large language models like GPT-3 and PaLM have demonstrated impressive performance on many natural language tasks.…

Black Holes May Lurk Much Closer to Earth Than We Realized

Astronomers have discovered that the Hyades cluster, a group of stars 150 light-years away, may contain…

Comet Nishimura to light up night sky this weekend — Here’s how you can watch it

Comet Nishimura, discovered by Japanese space photographer Hideo Nishimura, is set to make its closest approach…

Material Found in Ocean Is Not From This Solar System, Study Claims

Harvard University’s Galileo Project has discovered tiny beads off Papua New Guinea’s coast, believed to be…