Planets do not take much longer to form after stars have formed. For example, the Sun formed 4.6 billion years ago, and the Earth about 4.5 billion years ago. However, scientists now say it is not necessarily the only possibility. ...

Breaking and reconnecting magnetic field lines at the event horizon unleash the energy from a black hole’s magnetic field, speeding particles that cause intense flares, according to researchers at the Flatiron Institute and its partners. The discoveries point to fascinating ...

Bennu is a 500-meter-wide asteroid that circles our solar on a path that takes it dangerously near to Earth on a regular basis. According to Icarus, NASA scientists utilized new data and complicated computer models to estimate the exact course ...