Supermassive black holes encircle in an epic cosmic dance at the heart of the galaxy

This artist’s concept shows two candidate supermassive black holes in the core of a quasar called…

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captures a star-forming space triangle

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stunning image of a “space triangle” where two galaxies…

Yutu-2 rover discovers glass globes on the far side of the moon

The two glass balls spotted by Yutu-2 rover.picture: Zhiyong Ziao et al., 2022 / Science Bulletin…

Could a planet have a mind of its own?

In a self-described “thought experiment,” University of Rochester astrophysicist Adam Frank and colleagues David Grinspoon at…

Astronomers say WASP-121b has metallic clouds

Artist’s illustration of hot Jupiter in strange weather pattern.Clarification: VFX Home Engine New observations of a…

An unprecedented solar eruption captured

It is the largest solar prominence observed in a single image with the full disk of…

Fossil of a giant flying reptile discovered on a Scottish island

Amazing 3D fossil of a previously unknown pterosaur has been discovered on the beach From the…

Astrophysicists say that “planetary intelligence” exists…but the Earth has no intelligence

We tend to think of intelligence as something that describes only one individual. But all kinds…

May it rain liquid gems from the sky on this hot outer planet

A massive gas giant orbiting a star about 855 light-years from Earth, WASP-121b may contain mineral…

Astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth aboard Friendship 7

A few days before launch, Glenn, right, watches artist Cecilia “Sis Baby” paint the name “Friendship…