In a first, astronomers discover 'radiation belt' outside solar system

The belt was discovered around a brown dwarf known as LSR J1835+3259 and is 10 million times more intense than Jupiter's.

Astronomers Have Mapped The Paths of Hazardous Asteroids For The Next 1,000 Years

While our census of hazardous NEOs is not nearly complete, we do have reliable maps of nearly all of the potentially hazardous asteroids larger than a kilometer (0.6 mile) across.

Saturn's moon count grows by 62 for a record 145 satellites

New discoveries by a team of astronomers added 62 new moons to Saturn’s existing 83, bringing its total to 145.  Therefore, Saturn is the first planet known to have more than 100 moons.

Largest-Ever Cosmic Explosion Has Raged for Years

The explosive event labeled AT2021lwx was observed to be ten times brighter than any known supernova. This thing we have never, ever seen before – it just came out of nowhere.

Surprise Magnetic Signal May Finally Solve The Mystery of Fast Radio Bursts

In a new research scientists observed a repeating fast radio burst for more than a year and discovered signs it is surrounded by a strong but highly changeable magnetic field.

A cosmic object 10 million times brighter than the Sun breaks the laws of Physics

There’s a celestial body in the galaxy messier 82also known as the Cigar Galaxywhich emits 10 million times more light than the Sun. According to the laws of Physics,this is only possible if the body is about to explode. 

Astronomers spot a star swallowing a planet

Scientists have observed a star swallowing a planet for the first time. Earth will meet a similar fate in 5 billion years.

Astronomers find the remains of the Universe's first stars

For the first time ever, we were able to identify the chemical traces of the explosions of the first stars in very distant gas clouds.

NASA Power Hack Extends 45-Year Voyager 2 Mission Even Longer

A recent adjustment, in which the probe redirects a tiny amount of power meant for an onboard safety system, means all five scientific instruments aboard Voyager 2 can stay active until 2026, according to a NASA.

Astronomers found 25 more repeating radio signals from space

In new research, a Canadian-led team of astronomers turned up another 25 repeating FRBs, doubling the number already discovered.

SpaceX Starship Launch Hailed as a Success Despite Exploding Mid-Flight

“With a test like this, success comes from what we learn, and today’s test will help us improve Starship’s reliability as SpaceX seeks to make life multi-planetary,” SpaceX said in a tweet.

Astronomers solve the 60-year mystery of quasars

Scientists have unlocked one of the biggest mysteries of quasars—the brightest, most powerful objects in the universe—by discovering that they are ignited by galaxies colliding.

Martian Core Revealed by Seismic Waves From Planets Far Side

Scientists have detected sound waves moving through Mars’ core for the first time, offering new clues to the composition of the fourth planet from the Sun.

UAEs Hope probe begins close encounters with martian moon Deimos

Launched 19 July 2020 atop a Japanese H-2A rocket, the Hope probe braked into a highly elliptical orbit around Mars on 9 February 2021. The first such close encounter came in late January.

NASA's Lucy Mission Snaps its First Views of Trojan Asteroid Targets

Some of the asteroids NASA's Lucy mission will visit are still more than 330 million miles away from the spacecraft, but despite the great distance and the comparatively small sizes, Lucy caught views of four of its targets in late March.