New insights on comet tails are blowing in the solar wind

Engineers and researchers collected around a screen in an operations space at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C., excited to lay their eyes on the very first information... Read more »

ASU astronomers catch red dwarf star in a superflare outburst

IMAGE: Violent outbursts of seething gas from young red overshadows might make conditions uninhabitable on recently established worlds. In this artist’s making, an active, young red dwarf (right) is... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Ph.D. student develops spinning heat shield for future spacecraft

IMAGE: This is Rui Wu on place screening his heatshield view more  Credit: Rui Wu, The University of Manchester A University of Manchester Ph D student has actually established... Read more »

Renovations lead to big improvement at Nuclear Astrophysics lab

IMAGE: The nuclear responses that form stars are typically accompanied by astronomically high quantities of energy, a difficulty for nuclear astrophysicists attempting to research study these responses; the possibilities... 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 »