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A New Instrument Is Actively Searching For More Planets Around Alpha...

Alpha Centauri is the closest star system to us, at 4.37 light-years (about 25 trillion miles) away. In 2016, astronomers discovered an exoplanet orbiting...

This Is What It Looks Like When Galaxies Are About to...

The beginning of the end of our galaxy is just a few billion years away. That's when the glittering disk of the Milky Way...

Our Galaxy Has a Shocking Array of Really Strange Stars. Here’s...

You know how stars do. They're out there, doing their thing, fusing a whole bunch of hydrogen into helium, shining up the joint.But some...

This Utterly Creepy Deep-Sea Dragonfish Has Nearly Invisible Teeth

The dragonfish is a top predator at the bottom of the sea. A bioluminescent lure on its head and spots on its belly beckon...

Here’s How That First Black Hole Image Actually Confirms Einstein’s Theory...

Black holes are long-time superstars of science fiction. But their Hollywood fame is a little strange, given that no-one has ever actually seen one...

Icebergs can be emerald green. Now we know why.

Seen in stunning pictures from either of Earth's Poles, icebergs are most often white-blue objects. But like an artist willing to experiment with whatever...

Hidden world of microscopic life revealed in extraordinary pictures

Squirming around in the dirt, a mealworm may seem unremarkable. But if your eyes could magnify the beetle larva by a hundred times, its...

Scientists Have Built a Real Star Trek ‘Replicator’ That Builds Objects...

3D printers work by laboriously printing objects layer by layer. For larger objects, that process can take hours or even days.But now scientists at...

Russian Startup Wants to Put Ads in Low-Earth Orbit to Ruin...

Will there be no end to people trying to muck up the night sky? Around this time last year it was a disco ball...

Crows Are So Scarily Clever They Can Judge Weight Using a...

When we look at the way an object moves, humans are able to use this context to infer weight - whether it is light...