Ranga Dias, a physicist at the University of Rochester, cast doubt on the discovery

No friction. This is what Ranga Dias strives for. The University of Rochester physicist spends most…

Discovery of a very thin ‘cotton candy’ exoplanet shocks scientists – ‘We can’t explain how this planet formed’

Astronomers have discovered a massive, low-density planet called WASP-193b, which is 50% larger than Jupiter but…

Scientists solve the mystery of the ancient “Tree of Life”.

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“Unprecedented” – carbon dioxide rising at a rate ten times faster than at any time in recorded history

Recent research indicates that the current rate of increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide is unprecedented, ten…

The Sun unleashes its largest solar flare in nearly a decade

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The sun produced its biggest flare in nearly two decades on…

A helium leak delays Boeing’s historic Starliner mission for at least another week

Joe Skipper/Reuters A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket stands on the pad after the launch…

Sierra Space’s Dream Chaser spacecraft prepares for a pre-launch flight to the Cape – Spaceflight Now

Sierra Space’s Dream Chaser spaceplane is shown inside a test chamber at NASA’s Neil Armstrong Test…

Elon Musk says the next SpaceX Starship launch will likely be in 3 to 5 weeks

We’re probably still a month or so away from the next launch of SpaceX’s giant Starship…

Scientists propose a new theory of continental formation

A new study by researchers at Penn State suggests that cratons, the ancient structures that stabilize…

What causes the different colors of aurora? An expert explains the electric rainbow

Last week, a massive solar flare sent a wave of energetic particles from the Sun hurtling…