“A cello sounds like a cello because of its size and shape,” said astronomer Jacqueline Goldstein. “The vibrations of stars also depend on their size and structure.”
Hideto Shimizu hiked many miles across the mountains of Japan to capture the images in this gorgeous 90-second video. He wrote: “I hope it delivers you the feelings of the places I photographed.”
A new study suggests that our moon formed from a splash of magma when a large object crashed into a proto-Earth covered in a fiery ocean.
Meet Callichimaera perplexa, the platypus of crabs. It’s a 95-million-year-old extinct species that, scientists say, will force us to rethink the definition of a crab.
On May 6, 1968 – more than a year before his famous first moonwalk – Neil Armstrong narrowly escaped disaster during a training exercise, at the same time demonstrating the right stuff.
It was a flash of light seen on the edge of moon during the total lunar eclipse of January 20-21, 2019. Now astronomers have analyzed this meteor strike, the first ever filmed during an eclipse.
“We were gobsmacked by what we saw in this system. It was completely unexpected … It tells us a little more about that big question: ‘How did we get here?'”
On April 6, NASA’s Mars InSight lander captured the 1st-ever audio of a likely “marsquake.”
Scientists have detected the 1st type of molecule that ever formed in the universe – a combination of helium and hydrogen called helium hydride – in a planetary nebula near the constellation Cygnus.
When heavy rain falls over Southeast Asia and the eastern Pacific Ocean, temperatures in California’s Central Valley will reach 100 degrees F (38 C) in 4 to 16 days, says a new study.
Andromeda, Jupiter, Milky Way over Montana
We go between the sun and Jupiter June 10