Japanese scientists say they have a shooting-star secret formula that they hope to eject from a satellite to create on-demand meteor showers.
A new cosmic portrait taken at an observatory in Chile reveals a cluster of blue and white stars.
Astronomers may have discovered an exoplanet that has found the elixir to planetary youth, knocking billions of years off its age.
The prospect of measuring the mass of the most massive known objects in the universe would send most people into a cold sweat, but for astronomers it's all in a day's work.
Three supernovae have been found erupting alone in the depths of 'intracluster' space -- a cosmic first.
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama mentioned something curious in a tweet -- it was a message about the cosmos.
Powerful jets of material spewing from the edge of monster black holes may be more likely to arise where two galaxies have merged together.
In this mesmerizing view of a stellar nursery by the ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile, a stunning celebration is underway.
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