Fast Radio Bursts have an origin story—and we're closer to learning what it is.
The Event Horizon Telescope peered into the Messier 87 galaxy.
Wednesday was a big morning for astronomers.
They're called “supermassive” for a reason.
Also in space: A neighborhood of black holes, a new (and old) reason to study Venus' clouds, and the end of the Lunar XPrize.
What's the matter with dark matter?
It doesn't take much to enjoy nature's fireworks.
An incredibly luminous snack.
A gallery of photos, visualizations, and other pictures of outer space.
Scientists just switched on the Event Horizon Telescope
Home is where you hang your pressurized helmet
Each of these dots marks a galaxy
Seeking a distant pale blue dot
Thanks to a new world-spanning algorithm
Plus, a harbor seal photobombs the Milky Way
The ghost of stars past
Introducing the High-Definition Space Telescope
A Gallery Of Photos Curated By The Person Who Made Most Of Them
A quantum quandary
Short answer: They create a beautiful swirling mess.
Luckily for us, nothing like this is actually happening nearby.
The Large Magellanic Cloud isn't just a pretty satellite galaxy—it's also a future threat.