A Solar Forecast With Good News for Civilization as We Know It

Space weather experts believe the sun has entered a new sunspot cycle, and expect it to…

The Search for Life on Venus Could Start With Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab may be able to send a small spacecraft to probe the clouds of Venus…

Missions to Venus: Highlights From History, and When We May Go Back

Much visited in an earlier era of space exploration, the planet has been overlooked in recent…

Life on Venus? Astronomers See a Signal in Its Clouds

The detection of a gas in the planet’s atmosphere could turn scientists’ gaze to a planet…

How Old Is This Ancient Vision of the Stars?

It’s a tale of bronze, iron, looting and archaeological conflict. Click here for original…

Is There a Black Hole in Our Backyard?

Astrophysicists have recently begun hatching plans to find out just how weird Planet Nine might be. …

These Black Holes Shouldn’t Exist, but There They Are

On the far side of the universe, a collision of dark giants sheds light on an…

How Do You Solve a Moon Mystery? Fire a Laser at It

Researchers have used reflective prisms left on the moon’s surface for decades, but had increasingly seen…

Did Betelgeuse Sneeze?

The mysterious dimming of the red supergiant is the result of a stellar exhalation, astronomers say. …

Perseid Meteor Shower: Watch It Peak in Night Skies

Meteor showers can light up night skies from dusk to dawn, and if you’re lucky you…