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Black holes aren't surrounded by "firewalls," study says
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 08, 2019
A new study uses string theory to examine black holes and provide evidence contrary to theories that suggest black hole "firewalls."
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 03, 2019
The halo of a young galaxy Q2343-BX418 could shed light on the evolution and growth of the universe's early galaxies.
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 25, 2019
Saturn moon is now the only solar system location other than Earth to meet all requirements for microbial life.
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 25, 2019
Search is on for more galaxy clusters hidden by very bright, active supermassive black holes.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 23, 2019
A group of researchers have discovered a rock that they believe to be one of the oldest depictions of a supernova ever found.
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 20, 2019
Brightness of the stars and planets' orbital positions make them ideal targets for atmospheric studies.
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 15, 2019
Studying globular clusters gives scientists insight into galaxy's history.
Lliane Hunter - Jan 30, 2019
Extraterrestrials on super-Earths may be caged by their planets' strong gravitational pulls.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 30, 2019
A new study shows that Mercury's crust is roughly 25 percent thinner than previously believed.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 28, 2019
A new study shows that UV light is key in providing the building blocks needed for life.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 25, 2019
A new study reveals that medium-sized black holes are able to briefly reignite dead stars.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 23, 2019
Observation will give scientists new insights into the early stages of planet formation.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 21, 2019
Computer code analyzes stellar spectra to determine stars' chemical compositions.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 09, 2019
As a result of galaxy mergers, many supermassive black holes could be wandering around massive galaxies.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 17, 2018
Identical appearance can hide very different origins.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 02, 2018
Discovery could help scientists better understand how the universe's first galaxies formed.
Lliane Hunter - Dec 02, 2018
The new discovery could usher in a new era of neutrino astronomy.
Lliane Hunter - Nov 28, 2018
Voyager's pristine cosmic ray data is allowing researchers to form the bounds of the cosmos' dark matter.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 28, 2018
Chemical composition of host star can inform scientists about the nature of orbiting planets.
Lliane Hunter - Nov 26, 2018
Eta Carinae erupted in the 1840s accelerating cosmic ray particles to speeds comparable to light.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 09, 2018
New position will enable probe to conduct detailed study of dwarf planet's geology.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 05, 2018
A galactic test has allowed researchers to clarify the existence of dark matter.
Joseph Scalise - Sep 28, 2018
For the first time, scientists have a concrete picture of what will happen to the sun when it dies.
Laurel Kornfeld - Aug 10, 2018
A solar-mass star could have scattered outer material in the early Sun's protoplanetary disk.
Tyler MacDonald - May 04, 2018
A researcher has turned the Milky Way into a jazz composition using an algorithm to express its gases.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 30, 2018
Preliminary data suggests that the Milky Way was hit by an ancient gravitational force that rippled through it.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 26, 2018
Researchers have discovered that a galaxy's shape may reveal its age.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 19, 2018
A new study might reveal the cosmic hum that fuelled the universe's early expansion.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 18, 2018
As a result, it is likely that they came from deep beneath a planet's surface.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 11, 2018
The discovery of two subglacial lakes could shed light on the possibility of life on other planets.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 10, 2018
Examining the nature of haze in laboratory-created alien atmospheres could help us better understand exoplanets.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 09, 2018
Contrary to previous studies, new data suggests that the only force that dark matter interacts with is gravity.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 05, 2018
New research from Cardiff University could mean that extraterrestrial life is much less likely to exist than we thought.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 04, 2018
New research shows that Milky Way-like galaxies steadily grow with time, shedding new light on our system.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 03, 2018
Astronomers have spotted a galaxy without dark matter, a discovery that could rapidly change the common perceptions of galaxy formation.
Lliane Hunter - Apr 02, 2018
Observations of interstellar visitor, Oumuamua, is providing new insights into planet formation.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 28, 2018
Astronomers have captured an extremely quick supernova known as KSN 2015K that disappeared within 25 days.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 28, 2018
Astronomers have discovered a distant world that is significantly bigger than its host star.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 16, 2018
Researchers that all galaxies rotate once every billion years, regardless of their size or density.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 05, 2018
New research has allowed scientists to detect waves from the early days of the universe.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 22, 2018
Researchers have recently viewed the oldest and most distant supernova on record.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 25, 2019
A new study shows that humans are likely the only intelligent life in the observable universe.
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 18, 2019
Eighty-five percent of inner main belt asteroids come from five or six ancient objects.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 07, 2019
Astronomers believe they have found a newborn planet 600 light years from Earth.
Lliane Hunter - Feb 07, 2019
Theoretical physicists are puzzled by the virtual absence of antimatter in our Universe.
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 05, 2019
Temperatures and pressures of these worlds may not be conducive to harboring life.
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 04, 2019
Various complex organic molecules also seen in star-forming region.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 31, 2019
Planets with magnetic fields produce radio waves that could be detectable from Earth.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 25, 2019
Ripples in space-time theorized by Einstein had eluded scientists for a century.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 23, 2019
A space survey known as GALAH could help scientists find the sun's star siblings out in the distance cosmos.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 23, 2019
Discovery is major development in the field of astrophysics.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 15, 2019
Ability to produce life's building blocks depends on level of ultraviolet light received from the host star.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 14, 2019
Discovery will help scientists pinpoint more potential sources of gravitational waves.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 14, 2019
Researchers discovered evidence that Andromeda likely collided with the Milky Way's sister galaxy billions of years ago.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 09, 2019
A newly discovered black hole grows at a faster rate than any other one on record.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 09, 2019
Dwarf galaxies have abundant levels of hydrogen gas, the fuel that drives star birth.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 09, 2019
Astronomers believe that new technology could lead to the discovery of more mini-moons, a process that could shed more light on asteroid composition.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 22, 2018
Lack of visible Moon will make this the year's best meteor shower.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 13, 2018
A binary asteroid known as 2017 YE5 is unlike any other such object on record.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 30, 2018
For the first time ever researchers have found an origin of the mysterious cosmic rays that come to Earth from outer space.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 26, 2018
A newly discovered ultra-bright quasar could provide rare insight into the first billion years of the universe's existence.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 22, 2018
The inflow and outflow of gas from galaxies' halos directly affects star formation.
Joseph Scalise - Aug 07, 2018
A rogue planet known as SIMP J01365663+093347 could change the way researchers identify or discovery distant worlds.
Delila James - May 08, 2018
findings that contradict Einstein's view of "local realism".
Tyler MacDonald - May 07, 2018
A new paper suggests that we haven't encountered aliens because they don't have the technological means for space travel.
Joseph Scalise - May 03, 2018
A new study of data gathered by the Galileo spacecraft gives new insight into Jupiter's moon Ganymede.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 25, 2018
A brand new star map compiled by the Gaia project will help create the most accurate 3D map of the Milky Way galaxy to date.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 23, 2018
Astronomers have found that large worlds can severely affect the habitability of neighboring planets.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 20, 2018
A new study hopes to find the Sun's ancient siblings.
Lliane Hunter - Apr 17, 2018
Scientists have found thousands of exoplanets since the discovery of the first planet outside our solar system.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 17, 2018
The world's most advanced camera, DARKNESS, might one day reveal planets that hide within their host stars' light.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 11, 2018
The human brain could be preventing us from finding artificial intelligence.
Lliane Hunter - Apr 11, 2018
Einstein rings allow scientists to observe distant and dim objects in space.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 06, 2018
A new finding contradicts previous research that suggested dark matter can interact with forces other than gravity.
Lliane Hunter - Apr 04, 2018
Scientists continue to explore the nature of dark matter and dark energy in the universe.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 03, 2018
Artificial neural networks (ANNs) could help scientists discover planets that possess life.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 03, 2018
For the first time in history, researchers have observed a single star sitting billions of light years from Earth.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 02, 2018
The Kepler detected a strange kind of supernova called a Fast Evolving Luminous Transient (FELT).
Lliane Hunter - Mar 28, 2018
The structure of our Universe could have been vastly different plus, or minus, a proton.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 23, 2018
A study shows that a red dwarf passed by our solar system 700,000 years ago.
Tyler MacDonald - Mar 22, 2018
The ESA has revised its e.Deorbit program to focus on the connection between debris removal and satellite service.
Tyler MacDonald - Mar 20, 2018
A new study suggests that black holes release jet streams after they absorb stars.
Tyler MacDonald - Mar 20, 2018
Scientists from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have designed a "conceptual spacecraft" in case the asteroid Bennu hits the Earth in the year 2135.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 16, 2018
Astronomers have found that Jupiter's Great Red Spot is growing taller as it shrinks over time.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 22, 2018
A new study sheds new light on the size and speed at which black holes grow.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 08, 2018
New research shows that the planets in the TRAPPIST system are both rocky and likely rich in water.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 07, 2018
A group of astronomers have detected planets beyond the Milky Way for the first time in history.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 25, 2018
A group of researchers believe searching for viruses on other planets could aid the search for extraterrestrial life.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 23, 2018
A new study shows what scientists believe to be a black hole inside a globular cluster.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 26, 2017
A new study shows that the blinking star RZ Piscium may be devouring the planets around it.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 17, 2017
Astronomers believe there is still natural activity occurring on the dwarf planet Ceres.