Blue moons, a month without a moon, and a total lunar eclipse!
The latest headlines from around the cosmos.
Thick layers of Martian ice await future researchers!
Airborne observations chart a new route to understanding how stars form.
Hydrocode simulation of an impact of a Venus-sized rock/iron planet colliding with a six Earth-mass planet. The collision creates a disk of rock fragments, liquid, and vapor massive enough to create a moon of 0.1 Earth masses, large enough to be detected by Kepler. Colors indicate the density of material, with solids depicted by orange/red hues, and liquid/vapor depicted by green/blue hues.
Could exomoons be large enough for Kepler to detect?
Astronomers reveal a rare view of a dying, supermassive star.
A new type of pulsar is discovered sending powerful beams to its binary partner.
Stray black holes in our galaxy may be getting a little easier to find.
Mysterious emanations from the Moon may offer clues to Earth’s deep past.
Scientists are examining ridges on Mars to discover their diverse origins, and they need your help!