Astronomers Almost Didn’t Discover This Tatooine-Like Planet with Two Suns

They were looking at just the right place at just the right time.

April 3, 2017

These Images Put the Size of the Universe Into Perspective

Space will make you feel really, really small.

April 2, 2017

How Do We Know Where Stars, Planets, and Black Holes Really Are in the Universe?

Here’s how astronomers determine the distance between objects in space.

March 14, 2017

Our Moon May Actually Be a Planet

A new study has rekindled an old debate on Earth’s cosmic companion.

March 1, 2017

The History of the Universe Is Riding to Earth on Cosmic Dust

Tiny particles from space are falling on Earth, and they are telling a remarkable story.

February 27, 2017

We Are Closer Than Ever to Capturing a Never-Before-Seen Space Explosion

Goodness gracious, great balls of fire!

February 20, 2017

Here’s How You Can Watch 2017’s Only Lunar Eclipse This Friday

Be prepared. You'll have four hours to catch it.

February 7, 2017

Who Should Get to Name Newly-Discovered Celestial Objects?

Space isn't really a democracy.

January 30, 2017

An Explosion to Rival 100 Million Supernovae: Evidence For Massive Black Hole Merger

It will be a stellar event, to say the least.

August 10, 2016
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