Scientists directly imaged two embryonic exoplanets 370 light-years away.
James Webb is now slated for a 2021 launch—only a bajillion years late.
With no plans for future upgrades, the telescope faces a fiery end
300 times the coverage!
With scorching temperatures day and night, WASP-43b ain't no place to live.
Now it's ready for the final tests before launch in 2018
When the stars align, you can zoom way in.
Scientists just switched on the Event Horizon Telescope
Introducing the Next-Generation Transit Survey, the sharpest exoplanet-seeking scope on Earth
FAST is the latest addition to the "global hunt for extraterrestrial life"
Happy birthday to the best space telescope ever! Love, PopSci.
A Gallery Of Photos Curated By The Person Who Made Most Of Them
Introducing the High-Definition Space Telescope
Otherworldly desktop backgrounds.
The James Webb Space Telescope has an ever-expanding timeline—and projected cost.
A lack of personnel makes the problem more precarious.
The telescope began work 26 years ago today, but getting there wasn't so easy
It's official: the next big telescope will launch in October 2018
The biggest and baddest ground-based telescopes are on their way
NASA's big announcement next week is going to be definitely not aliens
The truth is out there
Excerpt: Making Contact
Megapixels: Binary stars are at the heart of this celestial crustacean.
It contains a whopping 665 million pixels.