COSMIC FRONT☆NEXTThe Sun descends below the horizon and darkness prevails.
It's time our 13.8 billion-year old universe starts to show.
The entire universe and its evolutionary history is hardly visible to the naked eye. It’s too distant, vast and innumerous, and even invisible matter lurks out there.
What formed stars, galaxies and even life?
Are we alone in the universe?
How will our universe evolve in the future?
Many mysteries remain at the frontier of the universe. Intellectual giants around the world are coming together with cutting-edge technologies and knowledge to meet the challenge of solving them.
The answers will not make people billionaires or lead to dramatic changes in the way we live.
But in each of these answers, we can find the very meaning of living life to the fullest every day.
New discoveries are made almost each day. Now, let’s start on a journey to explore the universe with us! Your life, the life of your dearest ones, and everything else are all part of the universe.
Pluto: Latest Discoveries of a Faraway Planet
Lunar Mystery: Unveiling the Secret of Strange Lights
Himiko and Orochi, Monster Galaxies Unveiled
Meteorites -- Treasures from Space
Making a New Earth on Mars
The Orion Nebula -- Voyage to a Stellar Nursery
The Grey Mars -- Roving Mars in Search of a Habitable
The Nebra Sky Disc – Mysterious Astronomical Device
First Stars – Let There Be Light!
Saturn's Moon Titan -- Another Earth?
Monster Black Holes -- The Invisible Hands of the Universe
Signals from Outer Space?
Illuminating the Magellanic Clouds
©NASA,ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScl/AURA) - ESA/Hubble Collaboration
Space Tourism -- A New Chapter in Space History
The Lunar Rover -- Apollo's Final Challenge
Knowing without Seeing -- The Science of Black Holes
Impact! Looking out for Asteroids
Space Shuttle -- Launching 30 Years of Dreams
Seers of the Heavens -- The Maya
Betelgeuse -- Death of a Super Star
Our Extraordinary Sun -- Facing a Rare Solar Phenomenon
Dark Matter -- Racing to Unlock Its Mysteries
Extraterrestrial Life -- From Fiction to Fact?
The Mystery of the Universe's Bubbles