While monitoring our sun's extreme environment, the veteran Solar and Heliospheric Observatory has seen some weird and sometimes unexpected things.
In a much-anticipated Wednesday ruling, the Supreme Court of Hawaii rescinded the building permit for the hotly contested Thirty Meter Telescope project.
For the first time, astronomers have directly observed a planet in the making.
We could find small planets close to Earth using a new technique being tested on our own sun.
The Halloween 'dead comet' spooked the world with its abrupt appearance, why didn't we know about it earlier?
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.
The most dense galaxies known to exist in our universe have been discovered by 2 undergraduate students while looking through years of archival data.
Mike Simmons, President and Founder of the non-profit organization Astronomers Without Borders (AWB), gives Discovery News an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at an observing flight on board the world's biggest airborne infrared observatory.
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