An international team of astronomers found new evidences that a few ultraluminous X-ray (ULXs) sources, glowing with X-ray light equal to the total output at all wavelengths of millions of suns, are relatively small neutron stars.
A new theory about the origin of the moon has suggested that the moon was not spun out of the aftermath of a collision, but emerged from a seething, donut-shaped cloud of vaporized rock inside the Earth.
Two independent studies show that the biggest black holes in the universe are growing faster than the rate of stars being formed in their galaxies, meaning that at last the voracious black holes may disappear those massive galaxies.
A 45-year-old telescope in the United States is set to create the largest three-dimensional map of the universe, which could help to solve the mystery of dark energy that is believed to drive the accelerating expansion of the universe.
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced that its New Horizons spacecraft has recently taken the farthest ever images from Earth.
Based on the cooling spiral of recent solar cycles, scientists from University of California, San Diego believe the next “grand-minimum” is just decades away, during which the sun will be 7 percent cooler.
An international team has shown that quantum computers can analyze relationships within large sets of data faster than classical computers, for a wider array of data types than previously expected.