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Stunning Image of Space 'Butterfly'

Like a cosmic butterfly net, ESO's Very Large Telescope has captured a winged nebula in new, intricate detail. In the image, the nebula almost seems to float across space. Known as NGC 2899, the object is located between 3000 and 6500 light-years...

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Dwarf Planet Ceres Found to Have Ocean of Brine Water

In a surprise discovery, the dwarf planet Ceres has been found to contain an ocean of brine water beneath its rocky surface. Located between Mars and Jupiter in the asteroid belt, the curious world (with a diameter of 580 miles) at one time was...

'Fast Radio Burst' Originates From Strange 'Magnetar'

The mysterious FRB was recently detected from within our own galaxy.

Elon Musk Irks Egyptian Officials by Suggesting Aliens Built...

In a strange fracas that unfolded over the weekend, Elon Musk irked officials in Egypt when he suggested that extraterrestrials constructed the country's iconic pyramids.

NASA Launches Mars Perseverance Rover

An exciting new chapter in humanity's exploration of Mars kicked off this morning with the launch of NASA's Perseverance Rover which is now en route to the Red Planet to search for evidence of ancient life.

Watch: Mars In 4K

YouTubers ElderFox Documentaries have produced a sweeping ultra high definition view of the Red Planet using thousands of images captured by NASA's Mars rovers.

Vintage Articles About Mars

7/21/20 guest Marc Hartzman shares vintage articles and illustrations from his new book, The Big Book of Mars.

Watch: Eerie Deepfake Video Depicts Nixon Announcing Apollo 11 Disaster

In an effort to raise awareness about the dangers surrounding deepfake videos, experts from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have released a chilling creation which depicts President Nixon announcing that the Apollo 11 mission had turned tragic.

Viewing Comet NEOWISE

Comet NEOWISE is proving to be one of the brightest comets to pass our way in quite some time. Unlike many celestial objects, NEOWISE is visible to the naked eye, and can currently be seen in many northern locations about 90 minutes after sunset.

Video: 'Engine' Spotted on Mars

An anomaly hunter looking for strange and unusual objects on Mars believes that he has found evidence of an ancient engine sitting on the surface of the Red Planet.

Scientists Identify 'Mystery Substance' Found on Far Side of the Moon

A puzzling substance found on the far side of the moon by China's Yutu-2 rover last year has finally been identified.

Astronomer Finds New Spot on Jupiter

An amateur astronomer in South Africa has been credited with finding a new spot that recently appeared in the atmosphere of Jupiter.

Video: 10-Year Time Lapse of the Sun

New video released by NASA shows a stunning 10-year time-lapse of the Sun compiled from one Solar Dynamics Observatory image taken each hour of its decade-long mission.

Art Bell Vault: Bioterrorism & Ebola

Our newest feature for Coast Insiders, The Art Bell Vault, offers an expanding curated collection with two vintage shows added to the mix each Wednesday. This week, we showcase a pair of programs exploring the dangers of bioterrorism and the Ebola virus.

Stunning Views of the Solar Eclipse

On Sunday, across a pathway that included parts of Africa and Asia, viewers were treated to a stunning "ring of fire" solar eclipse. In this "annular" eclipse which coincided with the Summer Solstice, the Moon passed between the Earth and the...

Photos: Butterfly & Jewel Bug Nebulas

Hubble has captured extraordinary images of the Butterfly and Jewel Bug nebulas.

Study Suggests Milky Way Galaxy May Contain Dozens of...

An intriguing new study argues that there may be dozens of technologically advanced alien species inhabiting the Milky Way galaxy.

Repeating Fast Radio Burst Follows Odd Pattern

Astronomers have found a new clue in the quest to solve the riddle of fast radio bursts (FRBs) in the form of a repeating pulse which boasts a curious pattern.

Astronaut Mike Massimino Muses About Flat Earth Enthusiasts

One of America's most famous astronauts recently shared his thoughts on people who believe that the Earth is flat.

Study Suggests Mars Once Had a Ring

An intriguing new study concerning Mars' moon Deimos suggests that the Red Planet was once encircled by a ring.

China's Alien-Hunting Telescope to Begin Search in September

The search for extraterrestrial intelligence will take an enormous step forward in September when a massive new telescope in China joins in on the hunt for aliens.

Viral Video Shows 'Mouse' on SpaceX Rocket

A viewer watching this past weekend's successful SpaceX launch online spotted what he believed to be a mouse crawling along the rocket as it soared into space, but experts say the anomaly probably wasn't really a hitchhiking rodent.

Nearby Exoplanet Proxima b is Earth-Like in Size

The nearest alien planet to our solar system, Proxima b, is a mere 17% larger in mass than Earth.

Saturn's Strange Hexagon Composed of 'Sandwich' Layers

An extensive system of layers has been observed emanating above Saturn's odd hexagon feature.

Robotic Dog Patrols Singapore Park

Robotic dog, Spot, has been deployed in a Singapore park to assist visitors with maintaining safe distances from each other.

Study Finds Evidence for Massive Ancient River on Mars

Scientists studying images of Mars believe that they have found evidence of a massive river that once flowed on the Red Planet.

'Mask-Wearing' Asteroid to Pass Near Earth on Wednesday

Suggesting that perhaps the universe has a dark sense of humor, an image of an asteroid set to pass near the Earth later this week appears as if the rocky body is wearing a face mask.

Knapp's News 4/26/20

George Knapp shares a number of items of recent interest.

First-Ever Comprehensive Geological Map of the Moon Created

The United States Geological Survey has produced an enlightening new lunar map that will likely serve as a guide for future manned missions to the moon.

New 'Oumuamua Origin Theory Offered

A new study on the mysterious interstellar object known as 'Oumuamua suggests that the odd interloper originated as a piece of a larger celestial body.

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