Larger galaxies are unable to create new stars at a rapid enough pace so they start to “eat” stars in neighboring galaxies.
European astronomers say the Earth’s magnetic field could flip so that compasses would point south.
Kepler-56 will devour two of its planets as it balloons into a red giant.
Red dwarfs are the most common stars in the universe, but their solar winds may blast a planet’s atmosphere into space.
Astronomers stunned to find two icy rings around a non-planetary object.
First evidence of an icy surface on Ceres, now one of the few bodies in the solar system known to have water.
SETI astronomer Frank Marchis says we’re very close to finding an Earth-like planet orbiting another star.
Scientists have found a planet way out in the cosmos that’s close in size and content to Earth — an astronomical first.
According to a recent study, scientist say planets in a solar system over 100 light years from Earth can sustain life.
According to the International Astronomical Union, however, services that off people the chance to purchase naming rights to various planets are nothing more than scams.