Featured by Charlie Wood
Enjoy breathing oxygen? Thank the moon.
The air we breathe may be the result of a chance collaboration between microbes and the moon.
How old is the universe? Our answer keeps getting better.
After thousands of years, we’re getting more consistent age estimates.
Black hole jets got some stellar glam shots thanks to this giant telescope
The jets could play a crucial role in galaxy formation.
Blue Origin brought the first official tourists to space
After more than 20 years of preparation, Blue Origin is flying paying customers into space.
Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin will bring science along on their joyrides
When billionaires race to space, researchers win.
The Crab Nebula’s electron launcher is so powerful, it almost shouldn’t exist
A new super-facility in the mountains of China helped make the surprising detections.
The sky is full of potential UFOs—here’s why
The technology that surveys our skies isn't designed to spot and identify everything that flies.
Black holes can gobble up neutron stars whole
The discovery means astronomers have now caught all three major types of gravitational waves.
We finally know why the Betelgeuse star dimmed—and it’s not what you think
The nearby star didn’t explode. But it did the next best thing: everything else.
NASA is finally going back to Venus. Here’s what its twin missions hope to uncover.
VERITAS and DAVINCI+ will arrive at the long-overlooked planet toward the end of the decade.