Scientists have discovered that a single-celled organism, a descendant of some of the earliest living creatures on Earth, is able to colonize a meteorite, growing and synthesizing nutrients. Their experiment,
Ice fossils discovered in 4.6B year-old asteroid that could give new insight into early solar system
Researchers have found ice fossils from an ancient asteroid that crashed into Earth nearly 30 years ago that could have enormous implications into what the early Solar System was like. The ancient space
(CNN) — Two meteor scientists, Peter Jenniskens and Esko Lyytinen, shared their prediction for an outburst by the alpha Monocertoid meteor shower on November 21 or 22, depending on your location. Prepare
Astronomers expect that this year’s Alpha Monocerotid meteor shower will be an epic outburst with possible rates of up to 400 shooting stars an hour. Sky-watchers may get to see 2019 really go out with
Astronomers from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California have discovered two of Neptune’s fourteen moons orbit the planet, while performing a dance. According to the research, the innermost
If you see bright green shooting stars streak across the night sky this week, don't worry. It's not an omen. It's just the Leonids. The meteor shower peaks the nights of November 16 through 18. The moon
Get your telescopes and cameras ready as space fans are in for another celestial treat this month. The Geminid meteor shower is set to grace our skies, with the chance to see up to 100 meteors per hour.