New Study Says a Fast Radio Burst Happens Every Second in the Universe

A new study by a team of researchers from the CfA argues that a Fast Radio Burst happens with every…

5 years ago

Ultraviolet Light Could Point the Way To Life Throughout the Universe

A new study from the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics indicates that UV radiation may be the key to finding…

6 years ago

Even Though Red Dwarfs Have Long Lasting Habitable Zones, They’d be Brutal to Life

Two new studies from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) have thrown some cold water on the notion that planets…

6 years ago

The Sun Probably Lost a Binary Twin Billions of Years Ago

According to a new study by a research team from UC Berkeley and Harvard, our Sun may have had a…

6 years ago

Solar Probe Plus Will ‘Touch’ The Sun

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and Draper are helping NASA to develop the Solar Probe Plus, the first spacecraft that will…

6 years ago

Stars at the Edge of our Galaxy May Have Been Stolen

A new study produced by astronomers from Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics shows how some of the most distant stars in…

6 years ago

Turns out Proxima Centauri is Strikingly Similar to our Sun

Contrary to what we previously though, Proxima Centauri has some striking similarities to our Sun, which includes a solar cycle

6 years ago

Venus-like Exoplanet 39 Light Years Distant Is Probably Baked & Sterile

A team of scientist from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics may have unlocked the secret behind the Venus-like exoplanet Gf…

7 years ago

Kepler Finds an Earth-Sized “Gas Giant”

Gas planets aren't always bloated, monstrous worlds the size of Jupiter or Saturn (or larger) they can also apparently be…

9 years ago

Earth’s Gold Came From Colliding Stars

Are you wearing a gold ring? Or perhaps gold-plated earrings? Maybe you have some gold fillings in your teeth... for…

10 years ago