Galaxies are known to contain stars, planets gas and dust, but one particular nearby dwarf galaxy is notable for lacking the latter -- it's astonishingly dust-free.
If you find yourself eating too much over the Thanksgiving holiday, don't worry -- you can always try out the latest super star diet.
Astronomers have detected something baffling at the furthest frontiers of our observable universe: lots of massive galaxies that shouldn't even exist.
Deep inside the Tarantula Nebula, some 160,000 light-years from Earth, live a pair of very strange stars.
Chile plays host to some of the most advanced observatories on the planet, but being located in a region where the skies are astronomically pristine can come at a price.
A dying star has left behind a beautiful, if temporary, parting gift -- an expanding planetary nebula.
You don't get to meet your double every day, but Jupiter and the sun share the same galaxy as their very own doppelgangers.
In this mesmerizing view of a stellar nursery by the ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile, a stunning celebration is underway.
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