NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has made yet another discovery, and this may be one of its most exciting ones yet. When investigating an exoplanet 8.6 times the size of Earth, Webb found that it may be a Hycean world. This means that it has a hydrogen-rich atmosphere and a single ocean covering its entire surface.
Astronomy is quite compelling regardless of your level of knowledge about it.
Have you ever looked up to the night sky and wondered how to identify famous star patterns?
After 186 days in space, four astronauts have safely returned to Earth. The SpaceX Crew-6 departed from the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday morning and touched down at the SpaceX Dragon Endeavour in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida, just after midnight on September 4. This completed a six-month-long stay at the ISS. Crew-6's multinational team includes two NASA astronauts, Stephen Bowen and Woody Hoburg, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
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Solar eclipses are epic, sometimes once-in-a-lifetime astronomical events.
It will be worth staying up a bit late on August 30, 2023. If the weather is clear, people across the country should be able to gaze up upon a rare occurrence: a blue supermoon. While not technically blue in color, the moon will be shockingly bright and large as it travels its closest to Earth all year, with its peak occurring at around 9:36 p.m. EDT.
The James Webb Space Telescope has captured another incredible image, this time of the doughnut-shaped Ring Nebula.
On August 23, 2023, India became the fourth country to land successfully on the Moon with their unmanned spacecraft Chandrayaan-3.
Just keep climbing, climbing. That could be the Mars rover's motto. Known as Curiosity, the vehicle has been exploring the area of Gale Crater on the Red Planet. This 3.5-billion-year-old crater once held water, and from its center rises Mount Sharp, a 3.4-mile-tall hill. Curiosity's photographs and data have been universe-changing for astronomers. Despite her age, Curiosity keeps climbing up the mountain to reach new heights of learning and new spectacular views.
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Voyager 2 has been “voyaging” for 45 years, 11 months, and the days keep rolling in.