Space

14 Intriguing Facts About Neptune

Neptune is perhaps one of the most fascinating planets in the solar system, maybe because we know very little about this planet. Due to its immense distance from the Sun, it has not been visited more than once. The earliest known observation of...

Hubble Legacy Field: A Broad View Of Distant Universe

Researchers created a mosaic of the distant universe, using 16 years of Hubble’s observations.  It contains 265,000 galaxies that stretch back to 13.3 billion years.  The universe is nearly 13.8 billion years old, which means the light we see...

First Type Of Molecule Ever Formed In The Universe

Researchers detected the first kind of molecule formed in the Universe, using NASA’s airborne observatory SOFIA.  They found helium hydride in a very young and dense planetary nebula located 3,000 light-years from Earth.  The early stages of...