Astronomers consider the Crab Nebula one of the steadiest sources of high-energy radiation in the universe. Radiation from the supernova remnant is believed to be
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The hydrogen in your body, present in every molecule of water, came from the Big Bang. There are no other appreciable sources of hydrogen in
The microscopic Tardigrades will be the last animals alive on the planet.
Death from space. Gamma-Ray Bursts (GRBs), extremely energetic explosions that have been observed in distant galaxies, explained…
Astronomers discovered the largest feature in the universe, which lies 5 billion light years across.
Gamma-ray bursts are the most luminous explosions in the cosmos. Astronomers think most occur when the core of a massive star runs out of nuclear
Earth’s Gold came from Space, precisely from colliding Dead Stars. Unlike elements like carbon or iron, gold cannot be created within a star. Instead, it
Every three hours, NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope scans the entire sky and deepens its portrait of the high-energy universe. Every year, the satellite’s scientists
An extraordinarily bright isolated star has been found in a nearby galaxy — the star is three million times brighter than the Sun. All previous
NASA’s Swift, Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory have teamed up to study one of the most puzzling cosmic blasts yet observed. More than