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A new answer to the Fermi paradox: “First in, last out”

Zoo hypothesis, multiverse hypothesis, great filter hypothesis and now, the Vogon Construction Crew hypothesis.

Exploding stars shed light on fusion energy

Who'd have thought that heat might be a big factor in what takes place during a fusion reaction?

Are the outer edges of the universe moving faster than the...

NOTHING can travel faster than the speed of light. Well.....


Jack Clemon's accounts of working on the Apollo, Skylab and Shuttle programs are now a new book!

ESA Release New Images of Mars Bathed In Icy light

Mars as it has never been seen before.

NASA’s Juno Mission Provides Infrared Tour of Jupiter’s North Pole

Not to be out done, Juno weighs in with a flyover of Jupiter's pole

This Virtual Tour of the Moon in All-new 4K Resolution Will...

Pictures of lunar landers and rovers probably still won't convince the naysayers.

Remember the Time We Bombed the Moon?

Well, hand-grenaded and mortared, actually. More than once. And all the Moon ever did to us was send a few meteorites in our general direction....

Astronomers find fastest-growing black hole known in space

"If we had this monster sitting at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy, it would appear 10 times brighter than a full moon. It would appear as an incredibly bright pin-point star that would almost wash out all of the stars in the sky."

Astronomers discover young exoplanet or brown dwarf around distant star

Whether a Brown Dwarf or a Super Jupiter, this stellar companion is 540 million light years away, and astronomers can see it

With the wrong tilt, Earthlike planets turn into ‘snowballs’ – Futurity

23.5 degrees turns out to be "Just Right" for planets in the Goldilocks Zone

Alien life in the multiverse? Dark energy studies say it’s more...

Dark Matter does not appear to affect star or planet formation, no matter how much or little of it there may be in different universes.

Old Data Reveal New Evidence of Europa Plumes | NASA

All these worlds...except Europa....

Here’s What We Know About The Robots That Might Build Our...

The Japanese ispace company want to start building Lunar Levittowns

NASA Just Unveiled This Awesome, Tiny Helicopter That Will Cruise Over...

If this test works, it will open up a while new era in the exploration of Mars

Breakthrough Listen Launches Unprecedented Effort to Find Aliens – ExtremeTech

Down Under team expands the concept of the Big Ear on the cosmos

Binary stars can eject ‘castaways’ into space – Futurity

Now we know where some "rogue" planets come from

How Space Exploration Has Evolved Over the Years

Until you take a long view, it's difficult to appreciate just how far we've come in only 60 years

The Exoplanets Most Likely to Harbor Life – ExtremeTech

A small handful of rocky planets, all slightly larger than the Earth, have become the likeliest abodes of extra-solar life.

NASA’s First Mission to Study the Interior of Mars Awaits May...

All systems are go for NASA's next launch to the Red Planet. The early-morning liftoff on Saturday of the Mars InSight lander will mark the...

NASA’s Got a Plan for a ‘Galactic Positioning System’ to Save...

Science Fiction often doesn't age well. A galactic positioning system would put paid to quite a few favorite tales.

NASA Ready to Study Heart of Mars

Speaking of investing in new technologies - NASA's next Mars mission

‘Marsquakes’ Could Shake Up Planetary Science

We're still holding out a faint hope that InSight will reveal that the canals have gone underground....

How black holes feed on star stuff (and spit some out)

Astronomers are beginning to understand how 'black hole jets' influence the evolution of galaxies.

Did enormous volcanoes lead to oceans on Mars? – Futurity

An examination of the solar system's largest volcanic system (Tharsis, on Mars) reveals how oceans could have formed on early Mars. (In other words, Burroughs and his ancient sea beds might have been right.)

Alien Comets: Evidence of Exocomets

exo-planets, exo-asteroids and now exo-comets. Still waiting for the exo-spaceship!

The billion-dollar question: How does the Clipper mission get to Europa?

The Europa Clipper will be ready on time, but will its rocket be?

SpaceX indicates it will manufacture the BFR rocket in Los Angeles

LA will now be home to both fiction spaceships and real ones