For those who understand the Cosmos, or at least part of it, hold the key to explaining some wonderful sights.
Using data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), astronomers have detected two ancient "failed stars" that are likely 10 billion years old. Continue reading →
Astronomers have found a mind-bogglingly large structure -- so big it takes light 10 billion years to traverse -- in a distant part of the universe.
With billions of stars in our galaxy alone, many with their own Earth-like planets, how are we to know which ones might be habitable? Well, new research thinks we might just have the clue, and it all has to do with purple bacteria.
Data suggest there's about 10 billion Earth-sized worlds orbiting within their star's habitable zones in the Milky Way.
The first detection of a massive exoplanet orbiting within a galactic bulge star's habitable zone has been discovered, leading to the hypothesis that there may be life-giving exomoons in tow. Continue reading →
A "microlensing" survey has revealed a massive planet deep inside the Milky Way's galactic bulge. Continue reading →
An infrared survey spots a strange "blue" brown dwarf lurking in our stellar neighborhood. Continue reading →
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