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  • Mars atmosphere explosion caused by comet
    Comet Siding Spring causes an explosion on Mars (Video)
    An incredible video, posted to YouTube on Oct. 19, shows the atmosphere ofMars exploding as the Comet Siding Spring passes within 87,000 miles of the Red Planet. Despite news reports indicating all NASA orbiters and ground rovers were unaffected...
  • Compact fusion reactor
    Lockheed Martin claims breakthrough in compact fusion reactors
    Lockheed Martin announced this week that it plans to have a working compact nuclear fusion reactor (CFR) in ten years. If successful, the smaller, more portable size of the reactors could make them ideal sources of power for various transportation...
  • Kandinsky crater on Mercury
    MESSENGER takes first images of ice near Mercury's north pole
    The Solar System is full of surprises. Mercury, the planet closest to the Sun, is a baking hot world, as would be expected. It is one of the last places where you would think anything would or could be frozen, but things aren’t always as...
  • Ice giant exoplanet
    New Uranus-like 'ice giant' exoplanet discovered
    Many different kinds of exoplanets have been found by astronomers, from giant “hot Jupiters” and “super Earths” to smaller rocky worlds like Earth or Mars. Now, another type has been discovered, an “ice giant”...
  • X-37B
    X-37B: US Air Force reveals little info about space craft that returned to Earth
    The United States Air Force’s unmanned X-37B space plane has returned to Earth during this past week. It was a two-year mission of which the military has given no details, according to a CNN report on Saturday. The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle...
  • Mimas Death Star Moon
    Saturn's 'Death Star' moon could be a space fossil or harbor massive lake
    Aside from its passing resemblance to the iconic Death Star of Star Wars, Saturn’s moon Mimas has little to go on. Compared to its lunar cousins, such as the water-spurting Enceladus or Titan with its massive hydrocarbon lakes, Mimas has...
  • Mars geta a close call: Comet passing by amazes space experts
    Mars gets close call: Comet the 'size of a mountain' passes by, space discovery
    Distant Mars will be getting a close call this week as a comet of epic proportions will be flying past its ruddy surface. In a space discovery that occurs only once every million years or so, experts are excited about the learning prospects in...
  • Mars Flyover in 3D Video
    3D video shows what it's like to fly over Mars
    What's it like to fly over Mars? An amazing video posted to YouTube on Oct. 16, by the International Space Fellowship, gets as close to the real thing as possible. And it's all in glorious 3D. The video, created using actual imagery taken...
  • Orbit of exoplanet WASP-43b
    Astronomers create most detailed weather map yet of an exoplanet
    Being able to find exoplanets orbiting distant stars is a major accomplishment in itself, and fine-tuning the data enough to discover details about the characteristics of those planets is quite another. Not an easy task. Astronomers have had some...
  • Black triangle UFO spooks residents of Shropshire, England
    Black triangle UFO spooking townsfolk of Shropshire, England
    There's a UFO trolling the skies of Shropshire, England, and local residents of the sleepy hamlet are on edge, wondering what it could be. According to an article published by the Shropshire Star on Oct.11, the black, triangular, unidentified...
  • New Jersey junk from space falls and almost hits plant workers
    New Jersey space junk: Debris falls from space, hefty metal shocks plant workers
    Some space junk gave New Jersey plant workers quite a shocking scare this week. A small but hefty metal object was said to have quite literally fallen out of the sky earlier this week, slamming into the ground and barely missing the employees....
  • Dwarf Galaxy
    Why a leaky galaxy may provide a clue to universe evolution
    Approximately 2.9 billion light-years away, a (comparatively) tiny galaxy named J0921+4509 is slowly leaking radiation despite the dense “cold cloud” that absorbs the majority of energy within the system. According to a report...
  • UFO dive bombs Air France jet video
    UFO dives for cover in clouds over France (Video)
    An amazing UFO video, posted to YouTube on Oct. 10, shows the view out the window of a passenger jet flying over France as a triangular, unidentified flying object dips into a cloud bank, seemingly in an effort to avoid detection. The immense,...
  • Attempting to comprehend endlessness
    Attempting to comprehend endlessness
    Everyone knows that endless, for any subject simply means there is no end to it. Regardless of what we may be talking about, it is extremely difficult for physical humanity to understand. For instance, let us consider space. As far as we know,...
  • Human statue discoverd by NASA on Mars
    Humanoid statue discovered on Mars? (Video)
    An incredible image, of what looks like a giant, humanoid statue bearing a remarkable likeness to ancient figures carved thousands of years ago on Earth, has been discovered on Mars by the NASA Curiosity rover. A video of the stupendous find was...