Over the past few months, Promin Aerospace has proven its concept of a unique self-burning rocket, an idea based on autophagic, or "self-devouring," technology.
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Did the graviton, the quantum mechanical force carrier of gravity, flood the cosmos with dark matter before normal matter even had a chance to get started?
In new research, we have spotted a hot, Jupiter-like gas giant in the process of forming around a star about 500 light-years from Earth.
It may be possible to build a real, traversable wormhole, but only if our universe has extra dimensions, a team of physicists has found.
Space-based solar power is one of the technologies to feature in the government's Net Zero Innovation Portfolio.
New miniaturized instruments will help detect pollutant gas sources, from power plants to volcanoes.
On March 4, a lonely, spent rocket booster hit the moon at nearly 6,000 mph. Studies of its crater could reveal new science.
Joining the EU would open up prospects for cooperation in all spheres of politics and business — including the space industry — at the highest level for Ukraine.
Our sun's death is a long way off — about 4.5 billion years, give or take — but someday it's going to happen, and what then for our solar system?
The detection of interstellar objects in the solar system has raised an interesting question: How much of the solar system is made of foreign material?
Ceres is the most dominant member of the asteroid belt but it doesn't look like the other asteroids.
When the Psyche mission launches this summer, and when the DART spacecraft crashes into the asteroid Dimorphos this fall, be sure to raise a glass to science.
If you've ever been stuck in a nightmare traffic jam, you know that "black hole from which you can never escape" captures the feeling well.
So, why in the name of the cosmos am I LARP-ing Albert Einstein as a 1950s-stye doo-wop group?! I wanted to make you smile in these very tense times.
Albert Einstein saw beyond human tribalism to an enlightened realm of tolerance. We can too: He left us clear directions for how to do it.
Globular clusters are like astronomical coelacanths — mysterious living fossils. These densely packed collections of ancient stars may hold the ultimate secrets to the formation of galaxies.
What's beyond the known limits? What lies outside the boundary of the universe? The answer is — well, it's complicated.
Finding more and more exoplanets to study has, as we might have expected, widened our understanding of what a planet is.