NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has helped solve an infrared mystery surrounding baby star systems that has puzzled astronomers since the 1980s. Continue reading →
Hubble has observed some weird things since it was launched in 1990, but this is probably one of the strangest. Continue reading →
Scientists have solved the mystery of the strange rock on Mars that suddenly appeared next to the Opportunity rover.
A strange ribbon of energy and particles at the edge of the solar system first spotted by a NASA spacecraft appears to serve as a sort of 'roadmap in the sky' for the interstellar magnetic field
On Nov. 23, NASA's Cassini spacecraft took a snapshot of the ringed gas giant Saturn, capturing a beautiful portrait of the planet's mysterious hexagon. Continue reading →
As if NASA didn’t have enough to worry about, the U.S. space agency is now faced with the scandal of the century — they’re being sued for not investigating a bona fide life form on Mars!
After a decade of exploring the Martian surface, the scientists overseeing veteran rover Opportunity thought they’d seen it all. That was until a rock mysteriously “appeared” a few feet in front of the six wheeled rover a few days ago. … Continue reading →
Astronomers have announced the detection of a Thorne-Żytkow object -- a neutron star inside a red supergiant -- potentially putting a weird hybrid star on the stellar map as a very real phenomenon.
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