Using data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), astronomers have detected two ancient "failed stars" that are likely 10 billion years old. Continue reading →
Data suggest there's about 10 billion Earth-sized worlds orbiting within their star's habitable zones in the Milky Way.
In an epic quest to understand how supermassive black holes grow so massive, astronomers are using pulsars to detect gravitational waves. Continue reading →
The first detection of a massive exoplanet orbiting within a galactic bulge star's habitable zone has been discovered, leading to the hypothesis that there may be life-giving exomoons in tow. Continue reading →
A "microlensing" survey has revealed a massive planet deep inside the Milky Way's galactic bulge. Continue reading →
The supermassive black hole hiding in the center of our galaxy last erupted two million years ago, according to a cosmic "fossil" record of our galaxy. Continue reading →
No, our central supermassive black hole hasn't been caught snacking again, the peanut is the shape of the central bulge of our galaxy.
The Summer Triangle is one of the most easily recognized groups of stars in Northern Hemisphere skies -- Let's dive right in!
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