Life finds a way — particularly if it has a moon.
This short story is a fictional account of two very real people — Anaximander and Anaximenes, two ancient Greeks who tried to make sense of the universe.
Galaxies can die if their star-making stuff is lost. But now it can find its way back.
For the first time, light that comes from behind a black hole has been spotted.
What was the universe like one-trillionth of a second after the Big Bang? Science has an answer.
The great theoretical physicist Steven Weinberg passed away on July 23. This is our tribute.
Scientists do not know what is causing the overabundance of the gas.
Jupiter's mysterious auroral events are caused by vibrating waves of plasma.
A new artificial intelligence method removes the effect of gravity on cosmic images, showing the real shapes of distant galaxies.
The ancient Greeks were obsessed with geometry, which may have formed the basis of their philosophical cosmology.
Astronomers find a third type of supernova and explain a mystery from 1054 AD.
An analysis of the gravitational wave data from black hole mergers show that the event horizon area, and entropy, always increases.
Astronomers possibly solve the mystery of how the enormous Oort cloud, with over 100 billion comet-like objects, was formed.
A new AI-generated map of dark matter shows previously undiscovered filamentary structures connecting galaxies.
A new paper reveals that the Voyager 1 spacecraft detected a constant hum coming from outside our Solar System.
Even with six months' notice, we can't stop an incoming asteroid.
A study looks at how to use nuclear detonations to prevent asteroids from hitting Earth.
We're cautiously optimistic about our new findings.
Researchers propose a new method that could definitively prove the existence of dark matter.
Results from an experiment using the Large Hadron Collider challenges the accepted model of physics.
Not only does this give us a look at the scaffolding of the universe, we found some new galaxies too!