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.
The Large Magellanic Cloud isn't just a pretty satellite galaxy—it's also a future threat.
Looking at the stars takes you back through time. All the way to the beginning.
Astrophysicists measured all of the lights.
Our solar system is just a tiny speck in the Milky Way.
A galactic near-miss.
Capturing a meteor shower takes serious photographic skill, but the results are worth the effort.
The Gaia satellite charts stars like never before.
What's the matter with dark matter?
It's just plane confusing.
Seeking a distant pale blue dot
It's not a black hole or a worm hole, however
Now we wait for the rest of the cosmos to catch up
Are we made of interstellar stuff?
Plus, a harbor seal photobombs the Milky Way
Scanning a million nearby stars, the 'Breakthrough Listen' project will be the world's biggest hunt for ETs
It was a neighboring galaxy, in a cluster, with the rope
Dead stars do tell some tales
A Gallery Of Photos Curated By The Person Who Made Most Of Them
The finding is good news for the search for intelligent alien life