NASA Captures Stunning Images of ‘Nuclear Superbubbles’ in an Alien Galaxy
NGC 3079 is spitting out particles that balloon across thousands of light years in space.
Scientists Think an Exploding Star Helped Kill Off the Megalodon
An Astrobiology study proposes that an ancient supernova could have exposed Megalodon and other large ocean animals to deadly muon radiation.
Voyager 2 Joins Its Twin in Interstellar Space
The probe crossed the heliopause, the boundary between the heliosphere and the interstellar medium, on November 5.
Walking on Sunshine
Humanity Will 'Touch the Sun' with the Fastest Spacecraft Ever Made
The most ambitious NASA mission you’ve never heard of.
How Space Weather Can Influence Elections on Earth
The real alien voter fraud is genuinely coming from outside our planet.
Who Needs a Sun? Alien Life Could Survive Off of Cosmic Rays
We might not need to look for a “Goldilocks” planet after all.
Radiation From Ancient Supernovae May Have Given Evolution an Astrophysical Push
High-energy cosmic rays mean an increase in cellular mutations, for good and bad.
Here's a Trippy Simulation of Space Weather
While sampling the solar wind, New Horizons may have witnessed the birth of anomalous cosmic rays
CERN Researchers Are Making a DIY Cosmic Ray Detector in Their Spare Time
Cosmic Pi makes each user a single pixel in an open source cosmic ray telescope.
How a Frozen Neutrino Observatory Grapples with Staggering Amounts of Data
Sensors collect terabytes of raw data every day in an attempt to discover the source of ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays.
A Far Out Theory Asks If Underground Life Could Live Off Cosmic Rays
And we might be able to find such life right here on Earth—hypothetically, of course.
Cosmic Rays Are Cool
Stealing Used Nuclear Fuel Is About to Get Harder
With new imaging technology, researchers are attempting to look inside a nuclear waste storage cask to verify that all the waste is still inside.