Dr. Ian O'Neill is the space science producer for Discovery News and has a special love for solar physics, manned spaceflight and investigating the inner workings of our universe. He holds a Ph.D in Solar Physics and an M.Phys in Astrophysics.
There's a powerful gamma-ray signal blasting from the massive galaxy's core, possibly revealing a compact region filled with annihiating dark matter particles.
At 1 p.m. ET, "new findings" about planets orbiting other stars, so-called "exoplanets," will be revealed.
For the first time, astronomers have spotted pulsations in a star caused by the gravitational interactions with a massive planet.
The lucky coincidence of three astronomical events will happen, causing much excitement — but there's a catch.
The Hubble Space Telescope has found a white dwarf star consuming a huge comet, scattering its remains throughout its atmosphere.