Scientists discover cosmic fossil created by erupting supermassive black hole
Giant clouds of cold gas in NGC 4945, were blasted through the spiral galaxy when its central black hole erupted 5 million years ago. Comments (0). (Main) Illustration shows as a black hole erupts (inset top) NGC 4945 seen in X rays by XMM-Newton …
The first US lunar lander to launch in over 50 years is headed for a fiery end. Here’s what it got done in space
The Peregrine spacecraft — which launched last week on the first US mission to aim for a moon landing in over 50 years — is headed back toward Earth and expected to make a fiery reentry after a critical fuel leak dashed its lunar ambitions.
New study: universe rapidly expanding, consistent with century-old Einstein theory
CHICAGO (CBS) — Albert Einstein created a set of equations to predict the nature of our universe. Over a century later, unprecedented results from a group of scientists are consistent with his equations – strengthening our understanding of what the …
What time is the SpaceX Ax-3 astronaut launch for Axiom Space? How to watch it live on Jan. 17.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 will launch the four Ax-3 astronauts on Jan. 17 at 5:11 p.m. EST (2111 GMT).
The New Story of the Milky Way’s Surprisingly Turbulent Past
The latest star maps are rewriting the story of our Milky Way, revealing a much more tumultuous history than astronomers suspected. By Ann Finkbeiner. An illustration of a galaxy. Credit: Ron Miller. February 2024 Issue. Astronomy.
Hubble Telescope reveals galaxy that hosted a supernova 2.5 billion times brighter than the sun (photo)
A new Hubble Space Telescope image shows the tiny galaxy UGC 5189A, located about 150 million light-years away in the constellation Leo, in stunning detail. The space telescope, which has been …
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Moon rock revelations could solve lingering lunar geology puzzle
Scientists may finally understand how a unique rock type was created on the moon and came to be distributed across the lunar surface. The revelation could solve a puzzle that has long confused researchers and may help paint a more complete picture of …
Amino acids on Venus? New study says it’s possible
We know the clouds of Venus are filled with droplets of concentrated sulfuric acid. Could microbial life survive in that environment? Scientists are still debating that question, but some believe it can. On January 9, 2024, scientists in the U.S., …
SpaceX rolls rocket to pad for Ax-3 astronaut launch (photos)
a black and white spacex falcon 9 rocket stands on its launch pad against a twilight. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule that will fly the Ax-3 private astronaut mission …