Scientists analyzed 24,000 dream reports using AI in the largest dream analysis study to date to test the 'continuity hypothesis'—the idea that dreams are influenced by and interact with waking life.
Earth and Jupiter appear to give some passing spacecraft a speed boost, a persistent anomaly so mysterious and unexplained that its very existence is controversial.
If the theory is confirmed with further work, it would show that stars that died hundreds of millions of years ago may have taken some Earthlings to the grave with them, forever altering the course of life on our world.”
A team of astronomers and volunteers tracked down the coldest brown dwarfs, which are too small to be stars and too big to be planets, within about 65 light years of the Sun.
“We discovered the source, and discovered its periodicity, but we do not know what it means or how it is produced," said the study's lead author of the mysterious gamma ray source, which runs in a clockwork 162-day cycle.
The last supernovas before the universe dies in a heat death will be twice-dead ancient relics on a mind-boggling time scale, according to astrophysicist Matt Caplan.
12 billion light years from Earth, scientists spotted a galaxy that is the spitting image of a young Milky Way. Its discovery challenges our understanding of the early universe.
The cable tore a 100-foot hole in the gargantuan dish in Puerto Rico, which was featured in Carl Sagan's novel 'Contact' and the James Bond film 'GoldenEye.'
“Turns out, pretty much everything we know in optics is out of the window.”
NASA's MAVEN spacecraft observed Mars' ultraviolet glow pulsing exactly three times each night, and only in the Spring and Fall.
SMILES crystals, made from star-shaped lattices, are a solution to a 150-year old problem in materials science.
“It looks like the majority of these organisms are living at energy regimes that are below what we thought was even capable of maintenance—just staying alive.”