Planets, Constellations, and Events in the August Night Sky

The month begins with Saturn as the evening planet, which can be visible in the southwestern part of the sky. ...

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An Alien Comet Can Be from Different Solar System

A strange comet known as Comet 69P/Machholz makes astronomers think that comes from another solar system. According to them, the ...

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The Yarkovsky Effect Can Change Course of Asteroids and Comets

This video explores how sunlight affects asteroids and comets, thus influencing their paths. By studying asteroid Bennu, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft ...

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Scientists Found Mysterious Red Arcs on Tethys, Saturn's Icy Moon

NASA has revealed a new image that displays interesting phenomenon - graffiti-like red lines that stretch through the surface of ...

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Astronomers Have Found 3 New Super-Earths

NASA confirms the discovery of three Earth-like planets in our closest neighborhood. A newly discovered planetary system contains 4 planets ...

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First Results from Juno Spacecraft Might Change What We Believe About Jupiter


After NASA’s Juno Spacecraft has sent the first data about Jupiter, scientists are puzzled what they revealed. These early discoveries challenge scientific beliefs about the giant planet. According to them, the new information will help us better understand what is going on Jupiter and its atmosphere.

Curiosity Captures Sand Dunes of Ogunquit Beach on Mars


This video shows us what Mars’ Curiosity Rover has seen on the Martian surface. It gives us a panoramic view of sand dunes that cover Ogunquit Beach on Mars. Namely, scientists believe that Ogunquit Beach was once the real beach located at the edge of an ancient lake.

Very Large Array Discovered Mysterious Light near Cygnus a Galaxy’s Core


Using the Very Large Array (VLA), scientists have discovered mysterious light near the core of Cygnus A galaxy. They believe the mysterious light might appear as a result of a supernova explosion or presence of one more supermassive blackhole near its core.

Scientists Discovered a Moon Orbiting Around “Snow White” Dwarf Planet


Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, NASA’s Kepler and Herschel observatories, scientists have discovered a moon orbiting a dwarf planet 2007 OR10, known as “Snow White”. Snow White is located in the Kuiper Belt and is the third largest dwarf planet in our Solar System.

Intense Aurora Captured from Space


The following time-lapse video shows a stunning, intense aurora as seen from space. The video is captured from the International Space Station by Thomas Pesquet, a French astronaut.

Fermi Detects Strange Gamma-Ray Signal in Andromeda Galaxy


Using NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, scientists have detected a strange gamma-ray signal in Andromeda galaxy that might point to the presence of dark matter. The Andromeda galaxy is the closest galaxy to the Milky Way.

Mars Had Once Rivers and Oceans


Scientists from the Smithsonian Institution and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have revealed that Mars was a planet that had heavy rains once. These heavy rains had shaped a lot of Martian craters and valleys. Namely, scientists believe there were once rivers and oceans on the Red Planet.