UGC 1382 used to be considered a pretty boring galaxy.
Scientists recently discovered Earth‑sized planets orbiting a star more than 11 billion years old.
Astronomers discovered KKs3, a dwarf galaxy that neighbors the Milky Way!
As it turns out, life may not be limited to orbits around sun-like stars.
If cosmic trends continue, night is going to get a whole lot darker.
What makes the sun shine? It's a question we rarely give much thought. However, there is a scientific explanation for this commonplace phenomenon.
Have you ever wondered about the terms "Black Hole" or "Supernova" meant? If no or even you would like to learn more, then listen to this edition of AMOS.
Last time we mentioned the time when Soviet radio astronomers went public about listening in on radio signals from an alien civilization. As it turned out, what they were actually listening to was a quasar: the blazing core of a galaxy that can emit radio waves that fluctuate in a regular pattern. So regular, in fact, that people thought it was an alien intelligence. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Are self replicating robots in our near future? Find out on this Moment of Science.
"Where Is Everybody?" Learn about the Fermi Paradox on this Moment of Science.