TESS finds intriguing world sized between Earth and Venus

Gliese 12 b’s estimated size may be as large as Earth or slightly smaller—comparable to Venus…

First proof that ‘plunging regions’ exist around black holes in space

A black hole pulling material from a companion star towards it, forming a disc that rotates…

Astronomers report potential candidates for alien structures, and evidence against their existence

Tabby’s Star in infrared (left) and ultraviolet (right). Credit: Wikipedia There are three ways to look…

Euclid space telescope unveils new images of the cosmos

A nursery where stars are born, just one of five new images released from Europe’s Euclid…

Scientists discover CO₂ and CO ices in outskirts of solar system

An artist’s impression of a Kuiper Belt object (KBO), located on the outer rim of our…

NASA Swift satellite and AI unravel the distance of the farthest gamma-ray bursts

Swift, illustrated here, is a collaboration between NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, Penn…

Boeing won’t fix leaky Starliner before flying first crew to ISS

Starliner was supposed to fly astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams to the ISS on May…

3D-MAT, a thermal protection material for the Artemis Generation

The 3D-MAT thermal protection material. Credit: NASA The 3-Dimensional Multifunctional Ablative Thermal Protection System (3D-MAT) is…

SpaceX mega rocket Starship’s next launch on June 5

It will be the fourth test for the sleek mega rocket, which is vital to NASA’s…

NASA retargets for June 1 launch of Boeing’s Starliner

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain NASA has carved out more time to talk through problems with its…