Astrophysicists are back to square one in trying to attach a conventional explanation to the oddity presented by ʻOumuamua, the first known interstellar object to pass through the Solar System. While making its close pass to the Sun, ʻOumuamua sped up ever so slightly, prompting at least one prominent researcher to speculate
The solar system appears to have been traveling through the molecular remnants of ancient supernovae for the past 33,000 years, at least according to the presence of a rare type of iron that shouldn’t even exist on Earth. Born in the fiery collapse of massive stars as they explode into supernovae,
A new study comparing the geological features of both Earth and Mars has discovered that Mars’s past climate may have been much cooler than scientists have traditionally assumed, painting a picture of an ancient Martian landscape covered in glaciers, rather than the flowing rivers of liquid water thought to carve
Houston resident Lee Wutang was walking her dog shortly after sunset on June 27 when a neighbor pointed out a cluster of five strange glowing orbs drifting along the horizon. Wutang reported that the objects she recorded appeared to be a “cool white color” that were otherwise silent in a mostly-cloudless sky.