For the first time, the mass of a binary pulsar pair has been precisely measured, but it was a race against time before the extreme gravitational warping of spacetime caused one of the dense objects to blip out of view.
Astronomers may finally have detected a signal of dark matter, the mysterious and elusive stuff thought to make up most of the material universe.
Uranus is finally having some summer storms, seven years after the planet reached its closest approach to the sun, leaving scientists wondering why the massive storms are so late.
Astronomers have discovered that a well-known asteroid has a bit of an identity crisis.
Astronomers were excited for a massive cloud of gas to fall into the black hole at the center of our galaxy, but it survived to tell the tale. What happened? Continue reading →
Heavy metal ferroelectric "snow" may cover Venus' highest mountain peaks, boosting the alien nature of Earth's weird 'twin.' Continue reading →
A black hole is eating a star faster than scientists had thought was possible, and it's unleashing unusually bright X-ray signals that may help scientists understand a group of weird, superbright objects in deep space.
New research suggests a plasma bubble in the high atmosphere blocked radio communications during a 2002 firefight in Afghanistan, which lead to a deadly US helicopter ambush.
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