Space Travel - Star with Planets

Space Travel and Astronomy Enjoy a Busy Week

Space travel has been in the news on several fronts lately. Find out the latest developments and how they can help explain our place in the Universe. (5:00 min read)

Super-Earth Planets Orbiting Red Dwarf Star

Super-Earth Planets: Red Dots Announce Latest Discovery

Super-Earth planets are planets between the size of Earth and Neptune. Find out about the research team called Red Dots and their planetary discoveries. (4:30 min read)

Three Black Holes in NGC 6240

Three Black Holes Colliding in Galaxy’s Core

Three black holes were discovered in the core of the nearby galaxy NGC 6240 by scientists at the University of Gottingen. Find out how they did it, and what it means for our understanding of the story of our universe. (3:30 min read)

Heavy Metals

Where Do Heavy Metals Come From? Encore Set!

Scientists have proven that the heavy chemical elements appear when two neutron stars collide. Find out how they did it and what it means for all of us. (4:00 min read)