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The only way for this alignment to exist is if the supermassive black holes in this part of space are all spinning in the same direction.
In the forests of South America and New Zealand, trap-jaw spiders have mouths clamp down on their quarry like a mousetrap, at lightning speeds.
Whales are magnificent creatures and … they produce their own rainbows. Photo and video here.
The planets are 2-10 times as massive as Earth. They orbit near their stars and receive some 650 times the radiation that Earth receives from our sun.
Several bird species are taking their final bows on the global evolutionary stage, and winking out. The situation in northeast Brazil is particularly dire.
On April 10, 2013 – three years ago today – an enormous landslide took place at the Bingham Canyon Mine in Utah. Amazingly, no one was hurt.
“Although we’d love it if Cassini could help detect a new planet, we don’t see any perturbations in our orbit that we cannot explain with our current models,” said Cassini project manager Earl Maize.
Astronomers with the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence had their reasons for ignoring red dwarf stars in the past. But now that thinking has changed.
An unknown disaster seems to have befallen the Japanese satellite that launched in February. Why X-ray astronomers are anxious for good news.
They’re not mountains in the earthly sense. They’re mile-high mounds, which – a new study says – were carved over billions of years by wind and climate.
Venus and Mercury, from Brazil
Orion the Hunter returns before dawn