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The Hidden Magnetic Universe Begins to Come Into View

Anytime astronomers figure out a new way of looking for magnetic fields in ever more remote regions of the cosmos, inexplicably, they...

As many as six billion Earth-like planets in our galaxy, according...

To be considered Earth-like, a planet must be rocky, roughly Earth-sized and orbiting Sun-like (G-type) stars. It also has to orbit in...

Mystery anomaly weakens Earth’s magnetic field, report scientists

t"The South Atlantic Anomaly" in the Earth's magnetic field is growing and possibly splitting, shows data.tThe information was gathered by the ESA's Swarm Constellation...

Scientists observe strange lights in the heart of the Milky Way

tAstronomers in Japan observe periodic lights coming from the region near the black hole at the center of our galaxy.tThe twinkling may be produced...

ESO instrument finds closest black hole to Earth

A team of astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and other institutes has discovered a black hole lying just 1000 light-years...

Octopus-like creatures inhabit Jupiter’s moon, claims space scientist

tA British scientist named Professor Monica Grady recently came out in support of extraterrestrial life on Europa.tEuropa, the sixth largest moon in the solar...

BU astrophysicist and collaborators reveal a new model of our heliosphere

The heliosphere is a vast region, extending more than twice as far as Pluto. It casts a magnetic "force field" around all the...

5 Space And Astronomy Activities You Can Do From The Safety...

We're in uncharted territory as the world faces the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. While the medical community is on the front lines of dealing with...

A Powerful New Telescope Is About to Get Screwed by Elon...

As astronomers eagerly await the opening of the Vera C. Rubin Observatory in Chile, anxious operators have run tests...

Mercury’s 400 C heat may help it make its own ice

It is already hard to believe that there is ice on Mercury, where daytime temperatures reach 400 degrees Celsius, or 750 degrees Fahrenheit. Now...