We might just be on the verge of discovering a real Planet X, according to astronomers John Matese and Dan Whitmire. Subtle gravitational influences on comets way out in the Oort Cloud suggest there could be a huge gas giant affecting the other objects, and now NASA's Wise space telescope has given us the data to…
This is the Flaming Star Nebula, a gigantic nebula 1,500 light-years away with the blazing runaway star AE Aurigae at its center. This is just one of the amazing new images revealed by NASA's powerful infrared telescope.
Earth may be in even more danger than scientists expected. A new telescope has discovered sixteen previously-unknown asteroids in orbit around us in its first six weeks of use, with possibly a hundred times more expected to be found soon.