Huge set of galaxies is set to form largest cluster in known universe

Artist’s impression of the quasar that astronomers used to search for early galaxies ESO/M. Kornmesser One…

Tiny new moons have been spotted orbiting Neptune and Uranus

The planets Uranus (left) and Neptune (right) have a few additional moons NASA, ESA, Mark Showalter…

Martian soil could be turned into fibres as strong as steel

A mimic of Martian soil can be turned into strong fibres. Such a material could be…

Odysseus spacecraft is the first private mission to land on the moon

A picture taken by the Odysseus spacecraft while in orbit around the moon Intuitive Machines Intuitive…

Famous supernova left a blazing hot neutron star at its centre

Researchers have tracked the development of supernova 1987A since the stellar explosion began NASA/STScI/CfA/P.Challis Scientists have…

Monster black hole powers the brightest known object in the universe

Artist’s impression of the record-breaking quasar J0529-4351 ESO/M. Kornmesser A quasar 500 trillion times brighter than…

Hera spacecraft undergoes tests before launching to Didymos to investigate the aftermath of NASA’s DART collision with Dimorphos

On 26 September 2022, NASA’s DART spacecraft slammed into the asteroid Dimorphos, shifting its trajectory around…

Cosmic dust may have been crucial to the beginnings of life on Earth

The Perseid meteor shower in 2023 seen from California  NASA/Preston Dyches Cosmic dust may have delivered…

Carbon dioxide gas spotted in atmosphere of Jupiter’s moon Callisto

The surface of Jupiter’s moon Callisto is scarred with impact craters, and its atmosphere holds carbon…

Russia’s space weapon: Is it nuclear and does it pose a threat?

The mysterious new weapon might threaten satellites in Earth’s orbit KeyFame/Shutterstock The US government has privately…