Meet the "Mega Earth." Described today by astronomers from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, this ancient rocky world weighs 17 times as much as Earth — which is a big surprise considering that rocky, solid planets aren't supposed to get that huge.
Oxnard CA (SPX) Apr 24, 2014 - The world was stunned by the recent announcement that a telescope at the South Pole had detected a cosmic fossil from the earliest moments of creation; During a live Google Hangout, 4 astrophysicist
Thanks to the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and the HiRISE camera, we have an orbital view of Dingo Gap, an opening between two low scarps which is spanned by a single dune. This gap and dune are visible both from the ground and from orbit. The Curiosity Mars rover has now crossed the gap and is…
If you're ever tooling around 2,500 light years from Earth, and you're feeling lonely, have I got a home away from home for you. Scientists have identified a star, named Kepler-90, with seven planets around it. And what's even cooler is that the
The scientists have data that represents the first images of gravitational waves, or ripples in space-time. In the plainest English possible: these waves have been described as the "first tremors of the Big Bang."
Paris, France (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 -- Prof. Svetlin Georgiev of the Sorbonne University, Paris, France, reports the confirmatory publication in Cambridge, U.K., of the original paper by Prof.. Ruggero Maria Santilli, President of the Institute for Basic Research, Palm Harbor, Florida, U.S.A., on the first detection in scientific history of antimatter galaxies via a new telescope with concave lenses (http://www.santilli-foundation.org/docs/Antimatter-telescope-2013-final.pdf).