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Interstellar interloper is a comet resembling those in our solar system

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The second interstellar object ever spotted passing through the solar system is a comet that appears quite like those formed in...

Oumuamua news: Do intergalactic nomads really ‘seed the universe’?

Prof Bannister, speaking days after the discovery of C/2019 Q4 (Borisov), another similar galactic wanderer which is probably a comet, will outline her theories...

NASA releases stunning telescope images of blue bubbles containing thousands of...

The Space Agency has released the spectacular pictures illustrating hundreds of blue bubbles glowing in the atmosphere. The remarkable images were captured using NASA’s...

‘Alien megastructure’ star: Orphaned exomoon’s annihilation could explain bizarre dimming

An intriguing star made headlines around the world in 2015 after repeated periods of darkening were theorised to be due to “alien megastructures”. Dr...

NASA news: ‘Alien life EXISTS’ Spacelab astronaut drops bombshell revelation

Is humanity unique and alone in the vast Universe? This question, summed-up in the famous Drake equation, remains one of the most intractable and...

WFIRST telescope passes preliminary design review

WASHINGTON — The telescope for a major NASA astrophysics mission has passed a key review that the agency says keeps it on track for...

Dead planets can 'broadcast' for up to a billion years, and...

white dwarf dying starNASA/ESA/K. Noll (STScI)Astronomers are planning a hunt for the relics of long-dead planets.They just found a big clue in that search:...

Why are dead planets beaming radio waves into space? Astronomers on...

Astronomers at the University of Warwick hope to locate these dead planets by “tuning in” to the emitted radio signals. When a star like our...

TESS probe helps scientists find potentially habitable planet, 31 light-years away

An artist’s conception depicts GJ 357 d orbiting its host star. (Cornell University Illustration / Jack Madden)Astronomers are sharing a flood of findings from...

Milky Way melded with smaller galaxy in long-ago cosmic crash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Milky Way, home to our sun and billions of other stars, merged with another smaller galaxy in a colossal cosmic...

NASA breakthrough: How space agency discovered planet has rings ‘just like...

The Voyager programme was first launched by NASA in 1977 to take advantage of a favourable alignment of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Although the...

Alien hunt is being RUINED by Elon Musk and SpaceX’s 12,000...

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched the first 60 Starlink satellites on May 23, and there are lots more to come with a total of 12,000...

SpaceX SHOCK: Astronomers voice concern Elon Musk's Starlink will CLUTTER the...

SpaceX, alongside competitors like Amazon and Iridium, could soon populate low Earth orbit (LEO) with “tens of thousands of satellites”. Low Earth orbit describes...

NASA SHOCK: US space agency to shut down Spitzer Space Telescope...

NASA’s Spitzer telescope launched into orbit in August 2003 with the goal of surveying the cosmos in infrared frequencies. Since launch, the incredible instrument...

NASA comet: Did rogue comets kick-start life on Earth? New study...

Comets zipping around the Sun are icy chunks of primordial rock from the earliest days of the solar system, 4.6 billion years ago. According...

Alien visitors are here: How rogue comets from another system can...

Alien space rocks zipping around the Sun were likely plucked from a rogue star passing our system 4.5 billion years ago. Scientists at the...

NASA astronomers find ‘Earth-like water’ in comets that could explain planet...

A team of international researchers collected data from Comet Wirtanen which was nicknamed the “Christmas comet” after it passed close to Earth in December...

'Oumuamua' might not have been Earth's first interstellar visitor

Get the Mach newsletter.SUBSCRIBEApril 24, 2019, 8:31 AM UTCBy Jason DavisMaybe ‘Oumuamua wasn’t the first visitor from another star system after all.When the...

Space DISCOVERY: Dying star WIPED OUT entire system as 'heavy metal'...

The planetary debris was tracked to a ring of rubble around a white dwarf star some 410 light-years or 2,410,236,400,000,000 miles from Earth. Astronomers...
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