A dead star on the run that is zipping across space at breakneck speeds has left a massive trail of matter as well as antimatter particles in its wake. The star is a pulsar known as PSR J2030+4415 or J2030 ...

A swarm of planet-forming dust has been discovered by astronomers to contain the biggest organic molecule yet seen, possibly providing fresh insights into how the building elements of life eventually wind up on planets. A team of researchers from the ...

Imagine a world where the ‘Fear of the Dark’ song by Iron Maiden doesn’t have any meaning to you, as night doesn’t exist anymore. Although that’s a magnificent song that reveals the inner fear that many of us have, surely ...

Many huge regions of the Cosmos present a fight for survival. Not even stars can bypass their evanescent state, regardless of how bright, big, and powerful they are. ‘Zombie’ stars don’t represent anything new for astronomers, but even they can ...

Astronomers have discovered a pair of odd stars that are unlike any other stars they have ever seen before, and that are coated with a perplexing accumulation of peculiar compounds. This cosmic unusual pair may have come into being as a ...

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. ...

Astronomers have identified a strange planet not present in our solar system orbiting other stars. It is neither too large nor too tiny but falls between the Earth’s and Neptune’s radii. Dense “super-Earths,” more prominent than Earth, are found near ...

The sky full of wonders is going to be very generous to viewers this month. Grab a telescope or wake up at dawn and have a moment of beauty looking at the sky. Orion’s Other Nebulae! Outside of the iconic ...

 On Wednesday, U.S. government scientists announced a crucial step forward in the long journey toward making nuclear fusion — the mechanism that generates power to stars – a viable energy source for humanity. Using the world’s most giant laser, the ...

When we hear the term “extraterrestrial life”, the first thing we imagine is represented by little green men with big black eyes. But aliens could be the size of microbes and in much more different forms than any of us ...