At this time in this galaxy...
A NASA spacecraft that will return a sample of a near-Earth asteroid named
Bennu to Earth in 2023 made the first-ever close-up observations of
particle plumes erupting from an asteroid's surface. Bennu also revealed
Researchers have detected a radio signal from abundant interstellar dust
in MACS0416_Y1, a galaxy 13.2 billion light-years away in the
constellation Eridanus. Standard models can't explain this much dust in a
galaxy this ...
The first data received from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft orbiting the
asteroid Ryugu is helping space scientists explore conditions in the early
solar system. The space probe gathered vast amounts of images and other
data providing ...
Astronomers found a pulsar hurtling through space at nearly 2.5 million
miles an hour—so fast it could travel the distance between Earth and the
Moon in just 6 minutes. The discovery was made using NASA's Fermi
Carbon monoxide detectors in our homes warn of a dangerous buildup of that
colorless, odorless gas we normally associate with death. Astronomers,
too, have generally assumed that a build-up of carbon monoxide in a