New research suggests that the trend could continue as climate change causes temperatures to rise and drought to become more severe in the coming decades.
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In the middle of little-known nebula Gum 41, brilliant hot young stars are giving off energetic radiation that causes the surrounding hydrogen to glow red.
The first Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting within the habitable zone of another star has been confirmed. The new planet, dubbed Kepler-186f, was discovered using NASA’s Kepler telescope.
Vitamin B3 – a vitamin essential to metabolism – might have been made in space and delivered to Earth by meteorites.
New Hubble image shows objects ranging from cosmic near neighbors to objects seen in the early years of the universe.
Astronomers have identified galaxies where a central black hole just disrupted and ‘ate’ a star. It’s like a black hole putting up a sign that says: Here I am.
Researchers investigating “night-shining” clouds found something they weren’t even looking for: teleconnections in Earth’s atmosphere that stretch all the way from the North Pole to the South Pole and back again
Researchers say that exotic hadrons -particles made up of two quarks and two anti-quarks – actually exist.
Monday’s eclipse marks the beginning of a special eclipse series known as a tetrad – four total lunar eclipses in a row, with no partial eclipses in between. The next one is October 8.
A small icy object within the rings of Saturn might be a brand new moon in the process of being born.