This Just In
Aug 31, 2015 04:25 PM ET // Irene Klotz
After a successful flyby of Pluto in July, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will be redirected to visit a small, icy body known as 2014 MU69, located nearly a billion miles farther into the Kuiper Belt region beyond Neptune.
Aug 31, 2015 02:50 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
See just how well Hubble is doing after 25 years in orbit.
Aug 31, 2015 11:04 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
The butterfly shape is created by the stellar ballet of the two sun-like stars at the end of their lives.
Aug 30, 2015 03:04 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A mathematical way to describe chaotic systems uses a simple numerical scale to show if things might fly out of control.
Aug 28, 2015 05:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a galaxy, 600 million light-years away, a black hole deathmatch is ripping up spacetime, exposing some fascinating dynamics at the heart of a powerful quasar.
Aug 28, 2015 03:20 PM ET // Geoff Gaherty, Starry Night Education
You'll probably hear a lot about a 'supermoon' over the next few months. This is not a term that astronomers use, but here are some facts about what will actually happen.
Aug 28, 2015 11:55 AM ET // AFP
From round disks to oval clusters; many galaxies in the Universe have undergone a dramatic transformation over the past eight billion years or so.
Aug 27, 2015 12:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As astronomical techniques become more advanced, a team of astrophysicists think they will be able to not only detect the signatures of alien life in exoplanetary atmospheres, but also track its relentless spread throughout the galaxy.
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