A giant clump of carbon monoxide found around a nearby star hints at collisions between comets and the presence of a massive hidden planet. Continue reading →
There's no evidence for the existence of Planet X, despite a NASA space telescope’s best efforts to track it down.
Back when the universe was half its present age, supermassive black holes were feeding from a steady and plentiful diet of neighboring galaxies, the first measurement of a distant supermassive black hole’s spin shows.
When the sun sets, the show begins: night after night of incredible weather, shimmering aurorae, and stunning starry vistas over the rugged and rural landscapes of South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming are captured in "Huelux." Continue reading →
Once you master the art of 'polar alignment' you will master the art of great astrophotography.
A planet-hunting project is snapping pictures of alien worlds and other objects orbiting nearby stars in an effort to give scientists a better understanding of these intriguing exoplanets.
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
By tracing radioactive material in the remains of a nearby exploded star, scientists have a new understanding of what happened in the star’s final moments. Continue reading →
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