Some of the most dramatic events in the universe occur when certain stars die — and explode catastrophically in the process. When these star deaths, or supernovae, occur, their brightness can rival the light of a whole galaxy. The galaxy NGC 5468, shown in this Hubble image, has hosted a number of these supernovae the […]
European Space Agency astronaut and current International Space Station Commander Luca Parmitano and crewmate Andrew Morgan (out of frame) performed the third spacewalk to repair the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer.
In 1572, Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe was among those who noticed a new bright object in the constellation Cassiopeia.
Amy Ross, a spacesuit engineer at Johnson Space Center, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, watch as Kristine Davis and Dustin Gohmert wear prototype spacesuits.
Expedition 60 astronaut Christina Koch photographed the Soyuz MS-15 crew ship ascending into space after its launch from Kazakhstan.
FILE PHOTO: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a news conference on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid/File Photo DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the United States was isolated among its […]
FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir speaks during the second day of the 14th Manama dialogue, Security Summit in Manama, Bahrain October 27, 2018. REUTERS/Hamad l Mohammed MANAMA (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Saturday that those behind the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi would be prosecuted […]
BEIJING (Reuters) – China and Japan on Friday pledged to forge closer ties as both countries stood together at an “historic turning point”, signing a broad range of agreements including a $30 billion currency swap pact, amid rising trade tensions with Washington. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also agreed the […]
PLANTATION, Fla. (Reuters) – Long before Cesar Sayoc was arrested on Friday for allegedly sending pipe bombs to critics of U.S. President Donald Trump, the 56-year-old former stripper with a long arrest record threatened to bomb a power company and posted angry rants. “He was like a 14-year-old in an adult’s body and the kind […]
TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s move to legalize recreational marijuana this week is unlikely to immediately trigger a flood of pot-fuelled tourism, as tour operators and consumers are unsure about rules governing the brand new industry. FILE PHOTO: A sign warning travellers about crossing international borders with cannabis is seen at the Ottawa International Airport in […]