Featured by Charlie Wood
Is something burping methane on Saturn’s ocean moon?
With water, hot vents, and tasty hydrogen, Enceladus has everything methanogen microbes could ever want. But is anybody home?
The ‘double-disk’ shape of the Milky Way could be common across galaxies
That’s great news for astronomers.
Tiny galaxies may have brought the cosmos out of the dark ages
With strength in numbers, the smallest galaxies may have completely transformed the early cosmos.
This new space probe will go farther and faster than any before, gathering data for generations
Voyager gave scientists a taste of the space between the stars. Now they’re hungry for more.
Ingenuity flew on Mars. Now NASA will push it to the brink of destruction.
Where NASA is going, they don’t need roads. Or even flat surfaces.
Astronomers cooked up alien atmospheres in an oven
The secret ingredient is meteorite powder.
Is blocking out the sun a good solution to the climate crisis?
We should work out the consequences of filling the sky with sulfur before doing so, researchers urge.
Astronomers may have found the surprisingly elusive medium-sized black hole
The discovery hints that “intermediate mass” black holes may be peppered throughout the universe.
Astronomers used telescopic ‘sunglasses’ to photograph a black hole’s magnetic field
The only thing harder to see than a black hole itself is a black hole’s magnetic field.
Something sent one of the universe’s heaviest black holes flying
A new survey offers the most concrete evidence yet for a roaming supermassive black hole.