But more importantly, we know a bit more about why the galaxy is the way it is.
It contains a whopping 665 million pixels.
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.
Stars tell stories, guide explorers, and help scientists talk about the galaxy.
It's just plane confusing.
It was a neighboring galaxy, in a cluster, with the rope
Andromeda in high-def
Our neck of the universe is not such a flat space after all.
A galactic near-miss.
It's not a black hole or a worm hole, however
The Gaia satellite charts stars like never before.
Our solar system is just a tiny speck in the Milky Way.
But where is this stellar river heading?
The finding is good news for the search for intelligent alien life
Will this generation be the last with a clear view of the stars?
Otherworldly desktop backgrounds.
Sadly it's not walkable
Capturing a meteor shower takes serious photographic skill, but the results are worth the effort.
Fast Radio Bursts have an origin story—and we're closer to learning what it is.
Luckily for us, nothing like this is actually happening nearby.
Dead stars do tell some tales
Scanning a million nearby stars, the 'Breakthrough Listen' project will be the world's biggest hunt for ETs