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.
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.
Shower your friends with meteor facts.
Step one: realize we're not alone.
The Gaia satellite charts stars like never before.
What's the matter with dark matter?
It's just plane confusing.
It's not a black hole or a worm hole, however
Now we wait for the rest of the cosmos to catch up
Are your molecules lefties or righties?
Will this generation be the last with a clear view of the stars?
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
The finding is good news for the search for intelligent alien life
With no plans for future upgrades, the telescope faces a fiery end
Luckily for us, nothing like this is actually happening nearby.