“If there are some other technological species that are more advanced than we are, then this could be a viable means of transportation for them."
Earth will one day be eaten by our sun. These planets might avoid that.
The Dark Energy Survey returns this fall. If it's anything like the first, expect many more wild space discoveries.
The supernova known as DES13S2cmm plays by its own rules.
Because modeling a supernova in the field is impossible (for now!), researchers set out to understand Cassiopeia A's shape by recreating the events in a laboratory.
It may look embryonic, but the type "1A Supernova":http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr162/lect/supernovae/type1.html is anything but, with the exception that it involves a concentrated amount of energy with the potential for generative creation. Unlike...
Supernovas are the astrophysical equivalent of early Black Flag records. They are short, violent bursts whose aftereffects endure long after the initial explosion has quieted. A group of astronomers at Tel Aviv University has thus found the equivalent...