Mathematician Per Enflo, who solved a huge chunk of the 'invariant subspaces problem' decades ago, may have just finished his work.
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We may have already found evidence of an evolving, dynamic kind of dark energy, in the form of the radiation emitted when the first stars appeared in the universe.
The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Euclid satellite completed the first part of its long journey into space on May 1, 2023, when it arrived in Florida on a boat from Italy.
AI has now spread into every field of astronomy and is helping astronomers learn more about the universe at an astonishing rate.
Lunar exploration is undergoing a renaissance. Dozens of missions, organized by multiple space agencies – and increasingly by commercial companies – are set to visit the moon by the end of this decade.
Headlines proclaiming the rise of a new "space race" between the U.S. and China have become common in news coverage following many of the exciting launches in recent years.
A large population of small black holes could have flooded the young cosmos with particles and radiation, creating their own black hole-powered Big Bang, physicists propose in a new paper.
These cosmic rays typically come from the extremely distant universe, from ultrapowerful events such as supernovas and quasars.
With NASA's leadership and global involvement, we are entering a period that will define the future of space exploration: the Artemis Generation.
The Emirates Mars Mission is helping scientists form a new understanding of the Red Planet's atmosphere, including its intriguing auroras.
Only rarely do we see or hear about skilled tradespeople receiving the accolades they so rightfully deserve within the space community, and we feel that this is an injustice that must be rectified.
Mercury is so strange that astronomers have not been able to explain its properties with simulations of the solar system's formation. But now, researchers have found an important clue.
In spaceflight, we advance by learning from our mistakes — if, that is, we accept the learning we gain from those failures and apply it to our future endeavors.
The Air Force general overseeing North American airspace refused to rule out extraterrestrial forces at play after unidentified objects were shot down in February.
Scientists and government agencies have been worried about the space junk surrounding Earth for decades. But humanity's starry ambitions are farther reaching than the space just around Earth.
On Jan. 31, 2023, Boeing completed its last 747, the airplane that helped make international air travel affordable.
A rotating universe would be capable of rotating your future into your own past, allowing you to travel back in time.
Want to become a published astronomer? All it takes is a spare telescope, or at least a decent internet connection, and plenty of patience.
The European Space Agency (ESA) recently announced a new mission of its science program: a small telescope orbiting the Earth dubbed Arrakhis.
The accelerator at FRIB started working at low power, but when it finishes ramping up to full strength, it will be the most powerful heavy-ion accelerator on Earth.