One galaxy may have eaten one of its slightly smaller, more primitive neighbors.
A new study found the possible reason why some dwarf galaxies appear to not have dark matter.
Scientists with the the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) Legacy Imaging Surveys spent six years creating a detailed map of more than 1 billion galaxies.
Adam Frank, a card-carrying atheist and physics professor, wonders if there might be more to life than pure science.
Researchers discover strange behavior in magnetars, ultra-powerful magnetic stars.
Was ‘Oumuamua a rock or an alien scout? Harvard astronomer talks controversial hypothesis in new book
Ari Loeb, who suggested in 2018 that the mysterious object was an alien craft, is back to discuss the evidence.
A new study analyzed Martian glaciers to discover that the planet had numerous ice ages.
Researchers discover black holes that violate the uniqueness theorem and have "gravitational hair."
Dr. Katie Mack explains what dark energy is and two ways it could one day destroy the universe.
A unique exoplanet without clouds or haze was found by astrophysicists from Harvard and Smithsonian.
To understand ourselves and our place in the universe, "we should have humility but also self-respect," Frank Wilczek writes in a new book.
A new study proposes mysterious axions may be found in X-rays coming from a cluster of neutron stars.
What lies in store for humanity? Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku explains how different life will be for your descendants—and maybe your future self, if the timing works out.
The search for alien life is far too human-centric. Our flawed understanding of what life really is may be holding us back from important discoveries about the universe and ourselves.
Planets can emit radio waves. For the first time, we've picked them up from outside the solar system.
Fragments of energy – not waves or particles – may be the fundamental building blocks of the universe
New mathematics have shown that lines of energy can be used to describe the universe.
Scientists find routes using arches of chaos that can lead to much faster space travel.
Researchers dramatically improve the accuracy of a number that connects fundamental forces.
We’ve mapped a million previously undiscovered galaxies beyond the Milky Way. Take the virtual tour here.
See the most detailed survey of the southern sky ever carried out using radio waves.
A new study shows our planet is much closer to the supermassive black hole at the galaxy's center than previously estimated.
A team of astrophysicists used AI to figure out which clusters of stars merged to become our galaxy.
An ancient Martian meteorite carries with it some compelling implications.
Using a laboratory model, scientists get a nice Jovian surprise.
A meteorite that smashed into a frozen lake in Michigan may explain the origins of life on Earth, finds study.
Want some crazy space phenomena? You don't have to leave the neighborhood for it.
New research explains why the Moon's crust is magnetized by debunking one long-standing theory.
Sir Roger Penrose claims our Universe has been through multiple Big Bangs, with more coming — a claim that is not widely accepted within the cosmology community.