You know how our sun will someday swell to a red giant, swallowing the planets Mercury and Venus? These two distant exoplanets will suffer a similar fate.
Posts by David Callejas
Study suggests that extraterrestrial worlds can be extremely diverse in their chemical compositions, including many that are drastically different from our earthly experience.
A volcano erupting under an immense glacier would have created large lakes of liquid water on Mars in the relatively recent past. And where there’s water, there’s the possibility of life.
Australian researchers say their new technique will help them find sites where populations of organisms can potentially survive, as rainfall continues to decline.
A recently released NASA image of the ongoing 2013 eruption at Klyuchevskaya, one of Russia’s tallest and most active volcanoes.
A couple of Draconid meteors caught on camera by Richard Turner in early October, 2011.
Venus and Saturn above the fog on Sunday September 15, 2013 about 65 minutes after sunset photographed by Bob King aka Astro Bob.
Star trails in the Texas night sky – in infrared, popularly known as “heat radiation” – from EarthSky Facebook friend Manish Mamtani Photography.
NASA has confirmed this is a real photo. This frog made its giant leap for frogkind during the launch of NASA’s LADEE moon craft on September 6.
Scientists say the discovery of this Herpsilochmus stotzi, and 14 other new Amazonian bird species, highlight how little we really know about species diversity in the Amazon.