Fast Radio Bursts have an origin story—and we're closer to learning what it is.
But more importantly, we know a bit more about why the galaxy is the way it is.
But where is this stellar river heading?
Conventional wisdom has it that aliens should be either everywhere, or nowhere. A new model suggests they can be both.
Our neck of the universe is not such a flat space after all.
The Large Magellanic Cloud isn't just a pretty satellite galaxy—it's also a future threat.
Our solar system is just a tiny speck in the Milky Way.
A galactic near-miss.
Younger galaxies appear flatter than their more well-rounded elders
What's the matter with dark matter?
He was excited to test his new camera, but he also captured something totally unique.
It's just plane confusing.
An incredibly luminous snack.
A gallery of photos, visualizations, and other pictures of outer space.
Astronomers catch a galaxy magnifying and splitting the light from a supernova
55 million light years away
Warning: objects in telescope may be closer that they appear
Hubble spots the most distant galaxy yet
From the April 1981 issue of Popular Science: "When scientists finally detect a form of energy they have never seen, they will open a new era in astronomy."
Big things come in small packages
It was a neighboring galaxy, in a cluster, with the rope
A long time ago, this galaxy formed far, far away
A Gallery Of Photos Curated By The Person Who Made Most Of Them
Through the looking glass of general relativity