Scientists Discover Repeating Radio Signal Coming From Another Planet

Scientists have spotted a repeating radio signal from a nearby star system that hints at the presence of a magnetic field around one of its Earth-sized planets, a report published this week revealed. The discovery of a magnetic field—a key component of Earth’s ability to host life—could bolster the search for alien life and habitable […]

NASA Spacecraft Will Crash Into An Asteroid Today To Protect Earth

A NASA spacecraft will deliberately slam into an asteroid today at 7:14 p.m. ET after launching 10 months ago as part of a planetary protection program. The DART mission, or the Double Asteroid Redirection Test, will attempt to affect the motion of an asteroid in space. A live stream of images captured by the spacecraft […]

NASA Captures Unprecedented Explosion On Red Supergiant Star Betelgeuse

NASA scientists have captured an unprecedented explosion on the surface of a massive red supergiant star known as Betelgeuse, the space agency said in a press release. Astronomers used NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and other observatories to determine that the senior star actually blew off part of its surface. The researchers said the explosion caused […]