There's something really, really big in the middle of our Milky Way galaxy — one of the largest structures ever observed in the region, in fact.
Scientists may have discovered the location of an ancient buried crater, a result of a meteorite that barreled into the Earth some 800,000 years ago.
The Crab Nebula sits 6,500 light-years away, and is currently about 11 light-years across. But while it looks pretty from afar, don’t give in to the temptation to visit it up close.
Using a network of dead stars, astronomers get closer to seeing the background ripples of the universe.
With eclipses, meteor showers, and more, it's a busy month in the night sky this July. Take some time this summer to look up and enjoy these cosmic wonders.
There will be 13 full moons in 2020. Take that how you will, but the full moon coming up this Halloween night is a hunter's blue moon. So what does that mean?
This month Jupiter is entering conjunction which means it's the last chance this year to catch a glimpse of the largest planet in our solar system.
In a bowl, combine a tablespoon of hydrogen and a teaspoon of helium to a cup of dark matter. Add a pinch of neutrinos and sprinkling of radiation. Mix well to combine. Heat to several million Kelvin. When mixture has risen, leave to cool for 13 billion years.
The Geminids are one of the most spectacular annual meteor showers, with up to 120 meteors per hour visible during peak. You can see it on Sunday, December 13 through night all the way up until dawn on Monday.
Blue Origin, Billionaire Jeff Bezos’ spaceflight company, is rescheduled to launch its NS-12 reusable spacecraft on Wednesday, December 11. Watch it LIVE.
In times of darkness and incertainty, opt for exploration of wonder in the skies.
Astronomers from Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope with personal stories from their research.
What’s your favorite planet? Before you decide, here are some key facts about each of the candidates.
Whether you can see it from home or stream it online, here are some of May's wonderous celestial events.
We all wish we could find an Earth 2.0 – a planet about the size of our own, made of roughly the same chemical mixture, orbiting a sun-like star at just the right distance so that all its water doesn’t evaporate or freeze.