Tuesday March 12, 2019 7:33AM ET
Located in the constellation of Hercules, about 230 million light-years away, NGC 6052 is a pair of colliding galaxies.
Monday March 11, 2019 6:12AM ET
During a spring experiment in Yellowstone National Park, U.S. scientists identified heat-adapted bacteria that breathe electricity through the solid carbon surface of electrodes, published the Journal of Power Sources.
Sunday March 10, 2019 6:38AM ET
The Milky Way is as heavy as 1.5 trillion Suns and measures 256,000 light years across, according to latest findings.
Saturday March 9, 2019 7:23AM ET
Blue-blooded and armored with 10 spindly legs, horseshoe crabs have perhaps always seemed a bit out of place.
Friday March 8, 2019 7:07AM ET
The Cigar Galaxy (also known as M82) is famous for its extraordinary speed in making new stars, with stars being born 10 times faster than in the Milky Way.
Friday March 8, 2019 5:18AM ET
Scientists looking for signs of life beyond our solar system face major challenges, one of which is that there are hundreds of billions of stars in our galaxy alone to consider.
Thursday March 7, 2019 6:21AM ET
An international team of researchers, which includes scientists from McMaster\'s School of Geography & Earth Sciences, NASA, and others, is tackling one of the biggest problems of space travel to Mars: what happens when we get there?
Wednesday March 6, 2019 6:26AM ET
The orbital speeds of stars should decrease with their distance from the center of the galaxy, but in fact stars in the middle and outer regions of galaxies have the same rotational speed.
Tuesday March 5, 2019 4:36AM ET
A popular theme in the movies is that of an incoming asteroid that could extinguish life on the planet, and our heroes are launched into space to blow it up.
Monday March 4, 2019 5:44AM ET
Using New Horizons data from the Pluto-Charon flyby in 2015, a Southwest Research Institute-led team of scientists have indirectly discovered a distinct and surprising lack of very small objects in the Kuiper Belt.
Friday March 1, 2019 7:36AM ET
A group of 155 juvenile giant turtles, native to the Galapagos Islands, were released after being held in captivity as part of a breeding program, the Environment Ministry of Ecuador said.
Friday March 1, 2019 4:24AM ET
Astronomers have detected a stealthy black hole from its effects on an interstellar gas cloud.