Groundwater can be found throughout the globe, and is one of the most exploited resources on the planet. It ranges from months to millions of years old and now, researchers have mapped the extent of this precious resource.
Astronomers from Yale and Harvard have discovered a distant galaxy with a "heartbeat." The researchers even got a pulse of a heartbeat every 270 days.
Astronomers have discovered one of the most distant objects in the solar system, a mysterious dwarf planet located three times the distance of Pluto away.
The new picture of Pluto may be a bit more colorful than you're used to. NASA has released a photo of the tiny planet that's colored in spectacular, psychedelic hues.
For the first time researchers have captured an image of an asteroid ripped apart to form a star's glowing ring system. The white dwarf star was identified as SDSS1228+1040, by researchers from the University of Warwick's Astrophysics Group.
The researchers found that the far-off planet is surrounded by a pale orange haze, which is similar to the one that once engulfed the young earth. The newly found clues could be a sign of possible life in outer space, according to the researchers.
Winds of over 2 kilometers per second have been discovered speeding past a planet outside of Earth's solar system.
Since the late 1980s, researchers have discovered nearly 5,000 planetary bodies orbiting stars other than the sun. Now, scientists have defined what should be called a planet and what shouldn't be.
A new, Venus-like planet has been found in our cosmic neighborhood. The newfound world, as hot as an oven, may just be cool enough to host an atmosphere and is only 39 light-years away.
A team of researchers from the Australian National University have discovered some of the oldest stars near Milky Way center. The researchers made the discovery using the ANU SkyMapper telescope.
Mercury is being pelted regularly by bits of dust from an ancient comet. Scientists have taken a closer look at the planet and have found that this bombardment has a discernible effect in its tenuous atmosphere.