30 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
Using data from ground-based observatories and the Hubble space telescope, an international team of scientists found evidence that ‘Oumuamua is an interstellar comet after all.
Asteroid Belt, Ceres, Dawn
17 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study from Brown University, it appears Ceres has more organic molecules on its surface than previously thought
Astronomy, Black Holes, Habitability
15 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
Physicist Dr. Sean Raymond recently created a hypothetical system where 550 planets and 9 Suns orbit around a central black hole, with fascinating results!
Astronomy, Mars, Solar System
10 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study by an international team of researchers indicates that Mars’ growth was stunted due to the orbital instability of the planets in the outer Solar System.
Meteorites, Planetary Formation, Solar System
19 Apr , 2018 by Evan Gough
A new study provides evidence of a so-called lost planet that was formed in the early days of the Solar System, and subsequently destroyed in a collision.
Astronomy, ESO, Planetary Formation
13 Apr , 2018 by Evan Gough
New images from the European Southern Observatory show the stunning variety of discs of gas and dust that surround young stars.
Astronomy, Comets, Solar System
22 Mar , 2018 by Evan Gough
70,000 years ago, Scholz’s Star visited our neighbourhood, and changed the trajectories of hundreds of objects in out Solar System.
10 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
Three new studies have been released based on Juno data that have revealed new things about Jupiter’s atmospheric bands and interior.
Astronomy, Juno Mission, Jupiter
9 Mar , 2018 by Evan Gough
Each of Jupiter’s poles is a beautiful, geometric arrangement of Earth-sized cyclones. In the north, 8 storms surround one central storm, while on the south, 5 storms surround one in the center.
Astronomy, Exoplanets, Extraterrestrial
21 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
Scientists at Arizona State University wanted to find out what peoples’ reactions would be to the announcement of the discovery of alien life. The result? We’re mostly looking forward to it.
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