Astronomers get a first look at the conditions that may have led to the creation of most star clusters.
Astronomers have discovered an out-of-place supermassive black hole -- 12 billion times more massive than the sun -- that inexplicably formed when the universe was less than 900 million years old.
Most of us kind of get that the Earth is spinning and lots of other stuff out there is doing the same. Fair enough, but ... WHY?
The very first stars in the universe need to reset their birthday clocks.
The BICEP2 gravitational wave announcement may have been premature, but the search has only just begun -- an interview with cosmologist Kendrick Smith.
Tonight at 7 p.m., live via Discovery News, we're streaming special public lecture by cosmologist Kendrick Smith, of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, in Ontario, Canada.
With super-bright stars everywhere in the universe, how come it's so dark-looking out there? Julian has some stretchy facts about space and light to help you understand this seeming paradox.
Every year, the Hubble Space Telescope seems to revolutionize our understanding of our vast and beautiful universe. 2014 was no different.
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