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What happens when a star with about our sun’s mass spirals into a black hole? With the distant event known as ASASSN-14li, astronomers have figured out some details.
Hear the word “pulsar” and wonder what it is? Take 95 seconds to watch this video from NASA Astrophysics.
Cool video, especially if you’ve never seen a Venus flytrap in action.
Bright features – informally known as “magic islands” – seem to appear and disappear in a Titan sea. A new study shows that bubbles could, potentially, be the cause.
Astronomers have found a star that whips around a black hole about twice an hour. That’s a very close orbit, possibly the tightest orbital dance ever witnessed for a star and black hole.
Fly along with the moon’s shadow in this NASA video depicting the path of the August 21, 2017 total eclipse of the sun.
People used to think that strong winds caused the rocks to move across Death Vally’s Racetrack Playa. Turns out, it’s not.
Truly one of the most wonderful videos we’ve seen. If you watch, you’ll see thousands of dolphins, plus a whale calf snuggling with its mom.
Love this video of astronomers showing their excitement about the discovery of 7 Earth-sized planets orbiting a nearby star.
As NASA explained, “On Mars, wind rules.”
Big discovery! NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed 7 Earth-sized planets orbiting a tiny star only 40 light-years away. Three of them are firmly in the habitable zone.
Listen to the birds chirping and watch the giant panda loll around and chew on bamboo. Peace!
You’ve probably seen footage of rockets taking off, but here’s Falcon 9 returning to Earth and landing safely after its launch on Sunday.
It’s hard to comprehend the sheer size of objects in space, but take 2 minutes and give it a try!
Bizarrely heart-warming, from the guys at ASAPScience.
Coolest space launch ever! Watch what happened when a spacecraft launch destroyed a sundog, in the process bringing to light a new form of ice halo.
Early Monday morning, thousands of people across multiple northern U.S. states watched a brilliant meteor streak across the sky. It then plunged into Lake Michigan.
Evidence in rocks of a “lost continent,” thought to be leftover after the ancient supercontinent Gondwana began breaking up some 200 million years ago.
Frog snags cricket with its ‘bungee cord’ tongue. Watch it in super slo-mo and find out why it works so well.
Take 14 seconds to watch the change in Earth’s surface temperature from 1880 through 2016.
Is Sirius the most luminous star?
Green flash at sunset