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Scientists say that sensational headlines about an asteroid approaching Earth in April are misleading.
Some described it as a 'once-in-a-lifetime' event.
A colossal cosmic collision roughly 10 billion years ago saw our galaxy's mass expand by a quarter after merging with a smaller one, say scientists.
Stargazers in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia were treated to a partial lunar eclipse in the night between Tuesday and Wednesday, just as the world was commemorating the launch of the Apollo 11 mission in 1969.
"This planet is very, very close to its star. In fact, it orbits its star every 1.3 days. So, a year on this planet is only 1.3 days, " said Daniel Bayliss, from the University of Warwick, who worked on the study.
A group of Canadian scientists have discovered a repeating radio signal, the second of its kind ever found, emitted from an unknown location in deep space
Comet 46P/Wirtanen will be visible from dark-sky locations tonight as it safely buzzes Earth at a distance of only 11.7 million kilometers.
It's a starry, starry night for Chilean astronomers after "Hyperion" was detected, using the Visible Multi-Object Spectrograph in the Atacama desert.
LIGO and Virgo detectors used to spot cataclysmic event scattering gold and platinum into space
A space rock named "3122 Florence" is set to pass close to the Earth just after midday tomorrow.