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.
Looking at the stars takes you back through time. All the way to the beginning.
Astrophysicists measured all of the lights.
What we know about the mysterious life cycle of a black hole.
Also in space: A neighborhood of black holes, a new (and old) reason to study Venus' clouds, and the end of the Lunar XPrize.
When the stars align, you can zoom way in.
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.
In the December 1980 issue of Popular Science, a 38-year-old theoretical physicist answers the ultimate question about the universe.
And it's much bigger than we expected.
All that glitters is a neutron star collision.
Astronomers catch a galaxy magnifying and splitting the light from a supernova
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The top 7 explanations for the star's weird behavior, ranked roughly in order of plausibility
Warping space to fight infinities
Here's what the astrophysicist says about the future of space exploration
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
Just an easy quantum procedure
That's the latest theory, at least
A Gallery Of Photos Curated By The Person Who Made Most Of Them
Support for cosmic inflation just deflated a bit