discoveries

Gaia has Already Given Us 5 New Insights Into the Milky Way

The European Space Agency launched the Gaia mission in 2013. The mission's overall goal was to discover the history of…

5 months ago

A 2nd Planet has been Confirmed for Proxima Centauri

Our closest stellar neighbour is Proxima Centauri, a small red dwarf star about 4.2 light years away from us. It's…

9 months ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 417: Error 417: Expectation Failed

In all fields of science, sometimes more is learned when you fail at what you're trying to do than when…

5 years ago