Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX’s New Starship Plans

"Starship will be the most powerful rocket in history. This is how SpaceX's founder, Elon Musk, presented last weekend the assembled prototype of the spacecraft that could carry 100 people to the Moon or Mars. The goal with Starship is...

No atmosphere for these exoplanets

Scientists are hoping to discover exoplanets that can support life. For this, these worlds must have an atmosphere. A recent observation revealed what the researchers feared. The observation of an exoplanet in a system about 48 light-years from Earth has...

A black hole swallows a neutron star

Scientists have obtained solid proof of the existence of gravitational waves. The LIGO and Virgo observatories detected the fusion of a neutron star and a black hole. An event of rare violence occurred on August 14th. This is the merger...

Dark matter, older than the big bang?

A new theory that dark matter appeared before the big-bang trainer of the universe is advanced by American astrophysicists, who also think they have found a way to detect it. Dark matter, which makes up about a quarter of the...

A spiral galaxy that resembles our Milky Way

A striking photograph of galaxy NGC 247 was taken using a large-field camera installed at the La Silla Observatory, Chile. This image shows very fine details of this highly inclined spiral galaxy. This strong inclination would explain, according to astronomers, why...