Many astronomers worry that it’s only a matter of time until another devastating asteroid will smash into Earth, as it happened roughly 66 million years ago when the dinosaurs went extinct. Hopefully or not, most of us won’t be around ...

As the Universe unfolds right before our eyes, we could only be fascinated by its beauty or intrigued by its peculiarity. Recent discovery gets right to the odd category of, ‘what’s actually this thing’? Astronomers detected something strange near Milky ...

Black holes are usually resting at the core of almost every sufficiently large galaxy. So these cosmic features have their way with the galaxies, affecting only a small part around the galaxy’s centre. But how’s that really happening? Some predictions ...

NASA’s Juno enrolled in what seemed to be one of the most daring space missions: exploring Ganymede. Massive, heavily cratered, and grey, Jupiter’s largest moon unfolded in front of Juno’s eyes, unveiling a shocking aspect. How did Juno succeed to ...

As a new study about space travel emerges, we learn how our immune system is affected by something known as microgravity. It’s not a secret anymore. Astronauts became sick with various infections or with colds within just a week of ...

NASA’s new mission will finally take us closer to Jupiter’s moon Ganymede. Today (June 7), spacecraft Juno will reach within 1,038 kilometres (645 miles) of Ganymede’s surface.  Juno will be the first mission to provide a close encounter with Jupiter’s ...

Magnetars have been in the spotlight for quite some time, and astronomers’ work has been really puzzled by this very rare type of neutron star. So far, we have 24 confirmed magnetars, and the list could soon grow. The recent ...

Two new exciting space missions have just been announced by NASA, and we’ll finally return to Venus!  As per NASA’s statement, both missions will try to understand how our planetary neighbour became what’s today: a hell-like world. How the space ...

NASA celebrates Perseverance’s 100th day (100 sols) on our planetary neighbour. The vehicle-sized rover and its little bold companion, Ingenuity, arrived inside Mars’ Jezero Crater on February 18. Since then, the robotic duo reached several milestones, including the first controlled ...

Dark matter is one of the most intriguing subjects in the Universe, even if it has puzzled scientists’ work for decades. However, as complicated as dark matter seems to be, that doesn’t mean we can’t use it to explore the ...