‘The Expanse’ stars Cara Gee and Keon Alexander talk about getting into character (and Marcos’ underwear) — Exclusive video

If you’re not already watching “The Expanse” on Amazon Prime Video, go and do it now. If you watch every episode without stopping to sleep or supply, you power just do it before concluding on whole a series airing today (January 14). Space.com had a chance to talk to actors from The Expanse series Car … Read more

3 newly discovered worlds risk doom orbiting too close to dying stars

Astronomers have spotted three new exoplanets orbiting dangerously close to their parent stars, on the verge of extinction. Three exoplanets, named TOI-2337b, TOI-4329b and TOI-2669b, were detected using NASA’s transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) and the Echelle High Resolution Spectrometer (HIRES) of the WM Keck Observatory in Hawaii. “These planets are in such extreme places … Read more

Scientists find three planets that will be swallowed by their stars

An artistic depiction of what a planetary system similar to discovered planets might look like. Credit: University of Hawaii / Institute of Astronomy / Karen Teramura. Astronomers have recently discovered three planets orbiting dangerously close to the stars approaching the end of their lives. Of the thousands of extrasolar planets found so far, these three … Read more

Earth is trapped by giant gas ‘bubble’ that births stars

Many of us may feel like we are living in a bubble, but Earth actually lives in one bubble. Posted today in Nature, researchers from the Center for Astrophysics and the Space Telescope Science Institute have created a 3D map that reconstructs the evolutionary history of the “Local Bubble”, a cold gas cavity and 1000 … Read more

The Solar System Exists Inside a Giant, Mysterious Void, And We Finally Know Why

The solar system hovers in the middle of an unusually empty area of ​​space. This area of ​​low-density, high-temperature plasma, about 1,000 light-years in diameter, is surrounded by a shell of colder, denser neutral gas and dust. It’s called the Local Bubble, and how exactly and why it formed, with the solar system floating in … Read more

Earth Is Surrounded by 1,000-Light-Year Wide Bubble – Source of All Nearby, Young Stars

Artistic illustration of a local bubble with star formation on the surface of the bubble. Scientists have now shown that a chain of events that began 14 million years ago with a set of powerful supernovae led to the creation of a huge bubble, responsible for the formation of all young stars within 500 light … Read more