Though weak, researchers have detected what could be the first radio emissions collected from a planet outside our solar system.
Chemical signatures give away the distance to the farthest galaxy, which experts say defines the very boundary of the observable universe.
New research indicates that limited resources on Earth’s satellite could cause crowding and competition as site selection, extraction become reality.
Tiny moon shadows may harbor hidden stores of ice.
Astronomers record last moments of star as it’s devoured by a black hole and turned into “spaghetti”
New observations capture a star experiencing spaghettification as it’s sucked in by a supermassive black hole.
Three laureates share this year’s Nobel prize in physics for their discoveries about one of the most exotic phenomena in the universe: the black hole.
The gravitational push and pull by Jupiter’s moons could account for more warming than the gas giant Jupiter alone.
While studying asteroid Bennu up close, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft witnessed periodic outbursts of material being kicked up from the surface; a dedicated observation campaign revealed details of the activity.
New observations allowed astronomers to see, for the first time, the shadow of GW Orionis’ inner ring, which helped them figure out its 3D orientation.
New study provides the best estimate to date that bacteria could survive a trip to Mars.