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Forbidden black holes and ancient stars hide in these 'tiny red dots' (image)

1 July, 2024 - 22:00
The James Webb Space Telescope found "tiny red dots" in the early universe representing overgrown supermassive black holes and stars that are impossibly old for the infant cosmos.

Why puffy exoplanets often dance with perfect rhythm

1 July, 2024 - 21:00
New research has identified two distinct populations of puffy, sub-Neptune exoplanets with low densities, allowing them to stay in step with their planetary siblings.

Watch Firefly Aerospace launch 8 cubesats to orbit tonight

1 July, 2024 - 18:30
Firefly Aerospace's Alpha rocket is scheduled to launch for the fifth time ever just after midnight on Tuesday (July 2), and you can watch the action live.

See the sun rage behind the ISS in epic time-lapse photo

1 July, 2024 - 15:00
Astrophotographer Miguel Claro caught the International Space Station as it crossed in front of the sun, making for a truly epic time-lapse photo .

This mysterious ancient computer has a 'calendar ring' that followed the lunar year

1 July, 2024 - 12:00
A hand-powered calculator from 2,000 years ago, known as the Antikythera mechanism, had a calendar ring that likely followed the lunar year.

Japan launches advanced Earth-observing satellite on 3rd flight of H3 rocket (video)

1 July, 2024 - 01:30
Japan's new H3 rocket launched for the third time ever tonight (June 30), sending the ALOS-4 Earth-observing satellite to orbit.

Mars Odyssey celebrates 100,000 orbits, captures epic view of solar system's largest volcano

30 June, 2024 - 16:00
NASA's long-running Mars Odyssey orbiter celebrated its 100,000th orbit with a fresh view of Olympus Mons, the largest volcano in the solar system.

It's International Asteroid Day, and astronomers have much to celebrate

30 June, 2024 - 15:00
This year's events highlight the upcoming Hera mission and an Arizona-based project that uses off-the-shelf security cameras to scan meteors from roofs of schools, colleges and sometimes even private homes.

The new space race: International partnerships (op-ed)

30 June, 2024 - 14:00
The space race of the 20th century, characterized by rivalry and high barriers to entry, has transformed, opening up unparalleled opportunities for collaboration.

Ugreen PowerRoam 2200 power station review

30 June, 2024 - 13:28
We're big fans of Ugreen products, and this 2048 Wh power station is no exception — it's ideal for multi-day festivals or overnight skywatching sessions.

What are rogue planets?

29 June, 2024 - 16:59
Discover the strange world of rogue planets left to wander the cosmos untethered to any star.

This Week In Space podcast: Episode 117 —A Home on the Moon

29 June, 2024 - 16:05
On Episode 117 of This Week In Space, Rod and guest co-host Isaac Arthur talk with Evan Jensen of ICON Build about 3D printing habitats on the moon and one day Mars.

Why do some planets have moons? A physics expert explains why Earth has only one moon while other planets have hundreds

29 June, 2024 - 16:00
Why is that some planets, such as Saturn, have more than a hundred moons, while others, such as Venus, have none?

'Stellar tanning salon' brings light of alien suns to Earth

29 June, 2024 - 15:00
The first-ever stellar tanning salon just opened in Germany, giving a few lucky folks the chance to see what it would be like to bake on an alien beach.

'A Quiet Place: Day One' is a riveting return to the day Earth went silent (review)

29 June, 2024 - 14:00
A review of "A Quiet Place: Day One" from director Michael Sarnoski, which reveals how Earth went quiet following a terrifying alien invasion.

Benro Mach3 9X CF Series 3 tripod review

29 June, 2024 - 13:00
It's one of the most advanced tripods in Benro's catalog — we're testing the Mach3 to see how well it performs for various photographic styles, including astro.

NASA's Juno probe reveals lava lakes across Jupiter's volcanic moon Io (image)

29 June, 2024 - 12:00
Infrared images showcase "fire-breathing" lakes all across the Jovian moon.

NASA delays next ISS spacewalk until end of July due to spacesuit leak issue

29 June, 2024 - 00:00
NASA has delayed the next ISS spacewalk until at least late July while it investigates a spacesuit leak that cut a recent EVA short.

Watch India's reusable space plane prototype ace its final landing test (video)

28 June, 2024 - 22:59
India completed a series of tests for autonomously landing its fully reusable launch vehicle, marking another milestone in the country's pursuit of low cost access to space.

Perseverance Mars rover team revives life-hunting instrument after 6 months of effort

28 June, 2024 - 22:00
The Perseverance rover's SHERLOC instrument has been revived to continue its search for evidence of microbial life on Mars.