An extraordinary amount of ultraviolet light appears to be missing from the universe, scientists have found.
Through the analysis of light from distant galactic clusters, astronomers have detected a mysterious signal that they're having a hard time explaining. Continue reading →
Astrophysicists have analyzed two decades-worth of X-ray data and discovered three events inside galactic cores that can be interpreted in only one way: stellar destruction. Continue reading →
In 2011, astronomers were getting excited for what promised to be a spectacular cosmic event. Sadly, it looks like it's turned out to be a galactic damp squib. Continue reading →
The idea that there are an infinite number of universes beyond our own is assumed impossible to prove or disprove -- but a new computer model might give us hints as to what evidence to look for. Continue reading →
The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted an unprecedented 100,000 light-year long structure wrapped around two colliding galaxies. Continue reading →
The recent discovery of gravitational waves present in cosmic microwave background radiation -- posited as evidence of the big bang -- has been called into question by, of all things, dust that needs to be accounted for.
Sometimes, a discovery is announced prematurely; that's the case here.
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