Researchers in China have spotted a supermassive black hole, which they say is 12 billion times the size of the sun and formed around 900 million years after the Big Bang.
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Mars One is a trip that’s out of this world, but not everyone made the cut.
The work will prepare docking ports for upcoming flights by Boeing Co and privately owned Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX.
Two white specks appearing next to Pluto in the blackness of space may look like faint blips on a screen. Don’t be fooled.
NASA has plans to send a submarine into space to explore the methane seas of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon.
Mars One, a group that plans to send humans on a one-way trip to Mars, has announced its final 100 candidates. They have been selected from 200,000 applicants and will go on to further testing later this year, which they expect to include team-building exercises and later, isolation.
The U.S. Southwest and Central Plains regions are likely to be scorched by a decades-long “megadrought” in the second half of this century if climate change continues unabated, scientists from NASA and Cornell and Columbia universities have warned.
Get this — there was a 3-week-old girl who was born pregnant with two fetuses.
Scientists from two U.S. Pacific Northwest laboratories plan to conduct tests of unusual precipitation that fell across the region over the weekend in hopes of pinpointing the origins of so-called “milky rain” that has mystified residents, officials said on Wednesday.
It sure looks like a smiley face beaming down from the heavens, but actually it’s a massive galaxy cluster known as SDSS J1038+4849.
A treasure trove of objects that were supposed to have been left behind after the first moon landing have turned up in the closet of Neil Armstrong, the first man to step onto the lunar surface, the Smithsonian Institution has said.
The United States government has taken a new, though preliminary, step to encourage commercial development of the moon.
Have you seen a smallish owl with some blueish bling? The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service wants to know about it.
Britain voted on Tuesday to become the first country to allow a “three-parent” in vitro fertilization technique which doctors say will prevent some inherited incurable diseases but which critics see as a step towards creating designer babies.
About 382 million years before Las Vegas sports books perfected the prop bet, a meteor crashed down on what is now Nevada, leaving behind a bowl-shaped crater nearly large enough to swallow Clark County.
The long skeleton was found in 2006 by some local farmers digging for a fishpond in Qijiang city in China’s southwestern Chongqing province.
Given the project code name, EXACTO, it aims to create the first small caliber bullet that could steer itself.
A treat is in store for sky watchers Monday, as a large asteroid will fly close to Earth.
You’re wondering, doesn’t this happen all the time? Yes and no.
Water often damages metals, causing rust, wear and decay. Thanks to an innovative laser process, however, metal is getting its revenge.
The iconic Doomsday clock now stands at three minutes to midnight after it was moved up two minutes on Thursday.
NASA released new images Monday of the dwarf planet Ceres that hint at crater-like structures on the surface.
Nearly 130,000 pages of declassified Air Force files on UFO investigations and sightings are now available online.
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