Every year, the Hubble Space Telescope seems to revolutionize our understanding of our vast and beautiful universe. 2014 was no different.
Astronomers may finally have detected a signal of dark matter, the mysterious and elusive stuff thought to make up most of the material universe.
Just in time for the festive period, the Hubble Space Telescope has released a dazzling image of a globular star cluster filled with stellar glitter.
A new project aims to turn interstellar navigation into an invaluable asset for the future of spaceflight and a useful educational tool.
The world's largest telescope has gotten its official construction go-ahead, keeping the enormous instrument on track to start observing the heavens in 2024.
For the first time, physicists may have traced the source of the highest energy neutrinos -- sub-atomic particles with no electrical charge that race through the universe -- to the black hole at the center of the Milky Way.
Autumn is the best season of the year for astronomical observing, here are some deep-space cosmic stunners waiting to be found.
Astronomers were excited for a massive cloud of gas to fall into the black hole at the center of our galaxy, but it survived to tell the tale. What happened? Continue reading →
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