Astronomers may have discovered an exoplanet that has found the elixir to planetary youth, knocking billions of years off its age.
In this mesmerizing view of a stellar nursery by the ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile, a stunning celebration is underway.
Like a black fog churning through space, this view of a dark molecular cloud seems to extinguish the sparkle of distant stars.
Through the use of a monster telescope attached to a modified Boeing 747 jet, astronomers have discovered the dust of an ancient supernova near the center of the Milky Way.
Astronomers have discovered a star that carried out a stellar hit-and-run 70,000 years ago... and our solar system was the victim.
The Discovery Channel Telescope at Lowell Observatory in Arizona is online and giving the world a brand new look into the furthest-most reaches of our universe.
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, which views the cosmos in infrared light, has taken a fresh look at the beautiful Flame Nebula, revealing some fascinating features that would otherwise remain invisible.
Dust gets everywhere, particularly around young stars. But when it comes to the presence of dust in their interplanetary environments, many mature sun-like stars are very house-proud. Continue reading →
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