In September, the collective energy of a galaxy of deep-space mavens, futurists, technologists, engineers, and enthusiasts will converge on a Philadelphia university campus to try to meet humanity's interstellar challenge.
Astronomers convened to present the latest findings on just about everything under the sun, and well beyond our solar system.
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) has added more observatories to its global network of radio telescopes and the first image of our galaxy's black hole could be less than a year away.
Next week, Discovery News will be participating in the Convergence conference -- a meeting of some of the greatest physics minds on the planet.
Tonight at 7 p.m. ET, The Perimeter Institute will be hosting a special lecture by physicist Amanda Peet, describing how string theory is allowing us to study extreme black hole physics in new and fruitful ways.
The Hubble Space Telescope, among the most celebrated and popular machines ever made, starts its 25th year in orbit on Thursday, the anniversary of its launch aboard NASA’s now-retired space shuttle Discovery.
At a recent interstellar conference, some of the biggest names in starship design came together to formulate how we might reach out to another star.
Measuring the age of stars has been a notoriously difficult proposition, but now astronomers can pin down stellar chronology to a better precision than ever.
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