NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered an eighth planet in a distant star system, tying our own solar system for the first time. The discovery in the Kepler-90 system was made possible with help from Google's advanced AI machine learning system. Pictured, the Kepler 90 system in its entirety, with Kepler 90i, the new planet, third from left.

NASA News Release

The discovery of two huge galaxies merging in a distant part of the universe has left experts wondering how galaxies actually form.

Big Merge

Entropy is at the centre of the second law of thermodynamics.

Astonishing Study

After a 15-month conversion break, experiments resumed at the fusion device in September of this year. A recent upgrade means it is now capable higher heat and longer pulses.

Fusion News

Artist's conception of the most-distant supermassive black hole ever discovered, which is part of a quasar from just 690 million years after the Big Bang.

Latest Find

Merging neutron stars...

Enormous Leap

Jupiter...

Jovian Tempest

Ordovician era...

Ordovician Radiation

Doomed planet...

Doomed

Artist's picture of a wormhole...

Time Travel

Quantum computer...

Quantum Advances

Underwater city...

Humans 2.0

World's largest radio dish...

Space Race

Dinosaurs...

Survival

Deadly Plasma

Errors

Big Bird

Gravity

István Markó

It’s a Myth

Hungry Star

Moon Colony?

AI Aliens

Altered DNA?

“Two’s”

Saturn Nebula

Weird Telescope

U Antliae

Mount Tambora

Addiction

Galactic Formation

Tabby’s Star

Milky Way...

New Theories

X-ray laser microscope...

Big Microscope

Ancient footprints...

Strange Discovery

Oort Cloud...

Death Stars

Distant galaxies...

Very Early Life

Gulf of St. Lawrence sealife...

New Expedition

Italcementi section...

Extinction

Nuclear fusion...

Nuclear Fusion Update

White dwarf star...

Fast Movers

Volcano...

Risky Plan

Ultimate free lunch...

Strange Brew

Sagittarius A*...

General Relativity

Black holes...

They’re Everywhere