Massive star’s unusual death heralds the birth of compact neutron star binary

IMAGE: The 3 panels represent minutes prior to, when and after the faint supernova iPTF14 gqr, noticeable in the middle panel, appeared in the borders of a spiral nebula... Read more »

Researchers discover new type of stellar collision

For 3 and a half centuries, astronomers have contemplated a secret: What did the French monk and astronomer Père Dom Anthelme see when he explained a star that break... Read more »

Ground-breaking lab poised to unlock the mystery of the origins of life

IMAGE: BiochemistYingfu Li, astrophysicist RalphPudritz Maikel Rheinstadter, a biophysicist and associate teacher in McMaster’s Department of Physics andAstronomy view more  Credit: McMaster University McMaster scientists have actually originated one-of-... Read more »

New extremely distant solar system object found during hunt for Planet X

IMAGE: An artist’s conception of a distant Solar System Planet X, which might be forming the orbits of smaller sized extremely distant external Solar System items like 2015 TG387... Read more »

Three NASA missions return first-light data

IMAGE: These are the very first images from WISPR, brief for the Wide- field Imager for Parker SolarProbe Researchers studied the images to figure out the instrument was pointed... Read more »

A galactic gem | Livescience.Tech! Science News

IMAGE: FORS2, an instrument installed on ESO’s Very Large Telescope caught the spiral nebula NGC 3981 in all its splendor. The image, caught throughout the ESO Cosmic Gems Programme,... Read more »

IAU General Assembly 2018 hosts public astronomy events in Vienna

The2018 General Assembly will happen from 20-31August 2018 at the Austria Center Vienna in the main European city of Vienna,Austria This conference, which happens every 3 years, will invite... Read more »

How to weigh stars with gravitational lensing

Every star in the Milky Way remains in movement. But since of the ranges their modifications in position, the so-called appropriate movements, are extremely little and can just be... Read more »

A dozen new moons of Jupiter discovered, including one ‘oddball’

Washington, DC–Twelvenew moons orbiting Jupiter have actually been discovered–11″normal” external moons, and one that they’re calling an “oddball.” This brings Jupiter’s overall number of understood moons to a tremendous... Read more »

Fragment of impacting asteroid recovered in Botswana

OnSaturday, June 23, 2018, a group of specialists from Botswana, South Africa, Finland and the United States of America recovered a fresh meteorite in Botswana ´ s(********************************************************************************************************************************* )(********************************************************************************************** )(***************************************************************************************************************... Read more »