After a successful flyby of Pluto in July, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will be redirected to visit a small, icy body known as 2014 MU69, located nearly a billion miles farther into the Kuiper Belt region beyond Neptune.
The butterfly shape is created by the stellar ballet of the two sun-like stars at the end of their lives.
A mathematical way to describe chaotic systems uses a simple numerical scale to show if things might fly out of control.
In a galaxy, 600 million light-years away, a black hole deathmatch is ripping up spacetime, exposing some fascinating dynamics at the heart of a powerful quasar.
As astronomical techniques become more advanced, a team of astrophysicists think they will be able to not only detect the signatures of alien life in exoplanetary atmospheres, but also track its relentless spread throughout the galaxy.
Has Stephen Hawking found the 'emergency exit' for information falling into a black hole?
Stephen Hawking may have just solved one of the most vexing mysteries in physics — the 'information paradox.'
Cassini has once again turned to Enceladus, the enigmatic moon of Saturn.
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