Dark Matter Map Made From Huge Galaxy Survey | Video
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:00:00 -0500
Light data from the Kilo Degree Survey (KiDS), which spanned over 15 million galaxies at a distance of 6 billion light-years from Earth, was used to create this new map of dark matter in and 4 others. KiDS used ESO's Very Large Telescope.
Dark Matter Not So Clumpy After All
Dark matter, the mysteriously invisible substance that makes up about 27 percent of the mass in the universe, may not be as clumpy as scientists previously thought.
Image of the Day
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:01:00 -0500
The Hubble Space Telescope created this image of the irregular galaxy IC 3583, which resides 30 million light-years away in the constellation Virgo.
Geminid Meteor Shower 2016: When, Where & How to See It
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:00:00 -0500
While December's supermoon will wash out the peak of this year's Geminid meteor shower, you can still expect to see several bright shooting stars in the sky. There will just be fewer of them during the North American peak on the night of Dec. 13 and morni
US Military Communications Satellite Launching Today: Watch It Live
The U.S. Air Force's WGS-8 communications satellite will take flight today (Dec. 7), and you can catch all the spaceflight action live.
San Francisco Skyscraper Is Sinking, Satellite Images Show
San Francisco's Millennium Tower skyscraper is subtly sinking by a few centimeters a year, according to measurements from the European Space Agency's (ESA) twin Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellites.