Astronomers have discovered the presence of what is the largest molecule yet detected in a protoplanetary cloud that surrounds a young star. While not expected to have been produced by biological means, this relatively complex organic compound could be a precursor to the formation of even larger molecules, including ones
A UK-based nonprofit organization has proposed a mission to explore the Solar System’s first known interstellar visitor, the strange object called ʻOumuamua, via an ambitious long-range probe that would take decades to reach the enigmatic voyager. The proposal, called “Project Lyra” by the Initiative for Interstellar Studies, involves launching a spacecraft
According to Professor Haim Eshed, formerly head of Israel’s space security program; a coalition of countries have been in contact with a “Galactic Federation.” This organization of extraterrestrials has insisted that Earth’s governments keep their existence under wraps since the mid-twentieth century to avoid mass panic amongst the public.
The mysterious astronomical phenomenon known as fast radio bursts has yielded a new breakthrough, in that astronomers have now been able to trace one of these mysterious signals back to its source, having originated a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away—over three and a half billion light-years