ESO telescope captures mysterious dimming of Betelgeuse

ESO telescope captures mysterious dimming of Betelgeuse

The European Southern Observatory's (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT) has captured the unusual dimming of Betelgeuse, a red supergiant star in Orion constellation. The images of the star's surface not only show it losing luminosity but also its shape…

New evidence suggests active volcanoes still present on Venus

New evidence suggests active volcanoes still present on Venus

Research led by the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) showed evidence indicating the surprising probability that there are still active volcanoes on Venus. If confirmed this would make Venus and Earth the only planets in our solar system with recent…

Stormy activity and rippling ice at Mars’ north pole

Stormy activity and rippling ice at Mars’ north pole

The European Space Agency (ESA) shared a stunning image captured by Mars Express' High-Resolution Stereo Camera on the red planet, showing a stormy activity on the icy cap at the north pole, with swathes of ice, dark troughs, depressions, and signs of strong…

Jupiter a ‘sniper’ flinging dangerous objects toward Earth, study

Jupiter a ‘sniper’ flinging dangerous objects toward Earth, study

Some scientists theorize that Jupiter acts like a giant space shield– due to its tremendous mass, it sucks in or deflects dangerous space objects. However, studies led by American planetary physicist Kevin Grazier demonstrate that the planet is actually a threat…

First active fault zone spotted on Mars

First active fault zone spotted on Mars

Scientists were able to find the first active fault zone yet on Mars after NASA's InSight mission spacecraft detected marsquakes, with two standing out loud and clear. These events registered between M3 and 4– both were from an area called Cerberus Fossae– a…

Mysterious radio signal hints at a new type of star system in the Milky Way

Mysterious radio signal hints at a new type of star system in the Milky Way

Scientists were left puzzled after a mysterious radio signal– observed near the Southern Constellation of Ara using the MeerKAT telescope– suggests a new type of star system in the Milky Way. About two months using the radio telescope based in the Karoo desert in…