We now have the ability to listen in on the most violent events in our cosmos. Thank you Einstein!
The merging black holes generated a gravitational wave signal from 1.3 billion light-years away -- but which direction did they come from?
The space telescope has captured a stunning view of a galaxy that just won't conform to a regular shape.
This massive black hole candidate may be of the 'intermediate-mass' variety, possibly tying up a perplexing astrophysical puzzle.
Astronomers have discovered a rather odd discrepancy in the heart of a distant galaxy -- it contains two supermassive black holes, but one of those black holes is 'naked', with few stars surrounding it.
Does Earth belong to the first generation of habitable planets in the universe? One astrophysicist's work suggest it's possible, although we may never know for sure.
A NASA observatory has zoomed-in on the Milky Way's galactic big 'sister' and spied 40 X-ray binaries, objects that are believed to be a key factor in the heating of interstellar gases and therefore major drivers of galaxy evolution.
A supermassive black hole at the center of a neighbor galaxy apparently 'burped' after swallowing up nearby matter, a phenomenon that may have been instrumental in shaping the early universe
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