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.
Bright bursts of radio waves help astronomers locate a type of matter that researchers have been searching for for the past 30 years.
Through the noise, a class of stars reveals its inner workings; poor ‘social distancing’ identified using NASA space telescope
A team of astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and other institutes has discovered a black hole lying just 1000 light-years from Earth.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope, which has opened a new eye onto the cosmos and has been transformative for our civilization.
Uranus, its moons, and rings are all “tipped”, suggesting they formed during a cataclysmic impact early in its history.
The stuff of stars: The remarkable contributions of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
ESO telescope oberves an exoplanet 690 light years away where night and day surface temperature differences cause iron to rain from the sky.
New evidence suggests that an exoplanet discovered in 2015 has interior conditions that could support the existence of life.
How do brown dwarves form, and in what parts of the galaxy?
In honor of the UN’s International Day of Women in Science, this week we highlight Katherine Johnson, pioneering mathematician and NASA legend.