Rogue planets, meaning cosmic objects that aren’t bonded to any solar system, are believed to be pretty common in the Universe. But astronomers would not have believed that they can find an entire population of such planets floating in space. ...

Astronomers came recently across enough evidence that a mysterious population of “free-floating” planets may exist. As intriguing as that might sound, these planets are just some cosmic bodies, alone in deep space, without any star companion. The data is offered ...

It seems that we might be one step closer to finding out more about the real shape of the Universe. Japanese astronomers have come up with new artificial intelligence (AI) technique in order to remove noise from the astronomical data. ...

The SKA (Square Kilometer Array) Observatory, meaning a multibillion-dollar radio telescope, is moving into its construction phase. There are so many questions left unanswered about the Universe, and the upcoming mega-array is expected to uncover some precious mysteries about the ...

The Sun blasted the biggest solar flare in 4 years, displaying quite the cosmic fireworks. NASA even released an incredible video of the event captured by the Solar Dynamics Observatory. The solar flare came from a sunspot dubbed AR2838 and ...

Just like any other object in the universe, even the mighty and scary black holes have to obey some rules in order to exist. In 1971, the famous genius and scientist Stephen Hawking argued that the black holes’ areas should ...

NASA’s Curiosity rover has detected tiny traces of methane on Mars several times in recent years. The emission could come from a geological process, but so far, scientists couldn’t really solve the mystery. What’s more intriguing is that Mars’ atmosphere ...

The world always needs more powerful tools to look deeper into the wonders of the Cosmos. Until only one hundred years ago, astronomers were sure that the Universe is infinite in space and time, and there’s no wonder why. All ...

Thinking of life on Mars might be quite the challenge. And not only for us but for scientists, too.  New data, however, show parts of Mars that have been habitable for thousands or even a million years. How is this ...

China aims to send the first humans to Mars and build a permanent base.  It’s great to see the country stepping up and committing to such daring and inspirational goals, but the competition is tough. NASA and SpaceX also plan ...