If only calculating the distance between Earth and far-off galaxies was as easy as pulling out the old measuring tape. Now UBC researchers are proposing a new way to calculate distances in the cosmos using mysterious bursts ...
Our brains struggle to comprehend how big the universe is because everything here on Earth, and even the Earth itself, is very small when compared to the immense scale of the universe.
Scientists have discovered the world's longest known chain of continental volcanoes, running 2,000 kilometres across Australia, from the Whitsundays in North Queensland to near Melbourne in central Victoria.
There is more oxygen in the core of Earth than originally thought.
In its early life, Earth suffered a meteorite pummelling that lasted 100 million years and may have changed its chemical makeup forever, researchers said Wednesday.
Skygazers were treated to a rare astronomical event Monday when a swollen "supermoon" and lunar eclipse combined for the first time in decades, showing Earth's satellite bathed in blood-red light.
For many people, the sight of the moon turning deep red – some would say blood red – during a lunar eclipse is a wonderful sight. And that's precisely what many millions of sky gazers will be able to see this Sunday or ...
Look up in the night sky. On a clear night, if you're lucky, you'll catch a glimpse of the moon shining in all it's glory. As Earth's only satellite, the moon has orbited our planet for over three and a half billion years. ...
Coming soon for the first time in more than 30 years: you'll be able to witness a supermoon in combination with a lunar eclipse.
In the list of crazy hypothetical ideas, terraforming the sun has to be one of the top 10. So just how would someone go about doing terraforming our sun, a star, if they wanted to try?