The detection of phosphine is “not robust evidence for life” on Venus, scientists say, but a biological origin for the signature has not been ruled out yet.
Mysterious craters have been popping up in the Arctic tundra in recent years, and the latest example is 50 metres deep.
Rust requires oxygen, water and the right conditions, all of which the Moon lacks. So where did a newly discovered iron oxide come from? Earth is one possibility.
The discovery of the bridge is another tantalising step towards observing the cosmic web: the vast network of dark matter and hydrogen gas believed to form the backbone of the universe.
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.”
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.”
“We have created a new brick that can be incorporated into your house that has the functionality of storing electrical energy.”
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.