X-Ray Study Shows Older Stars May Be More Supportive to Life

Their findings could provide astronomers a tool for determining the habitability of a system.

September 13, 2017

Juno Missions Make Mysterious Finds About Auroras on Jupiter

Jupiter’s powerful magnetic storms do not have the same source as they do on Earth.

September 12, 2017

Another Monster Black Hole Found in the Milky Way

This represents something of a first for astronomers.

September 8, 2017

Gravitational Lensing Provides Rare Glimpse into Interiors of Black Holes

The technique relies on the presence of a large cluster of matter between the observer and the object to magnify light coming from that object.

September 2, 2017

Large Near-Earth Asteroid Will Pass Earth by This September

This asteroid is one of the largest yet to be discovered, measuring about 4.4 km (2.7 mi) in diameter.

August 22, 2017

Cosmic Census: There Could Be 100 Million Black Holes in Our Galaxy Alone

Gravitational waves suggest that these black holes are merging more frequently than previously thought.

August 13, 2017

NASA Voyager Probes Still Going Strong After 40 Years

Voyager continues to set numerous records for robotic space missions.

August 7, 2017

Advanced Civilizations Could Build a Galactic Internet With Planetary Transits

The possibilities raised by this idea are exciting given that exoplanet-hunting is expected to ramp up in the coming years.

July 26, 2017

This Is One of the Largest Structures We Know of in the Universe

The discovery may require astronomers to rethink their theories of how the Universe became what it is today.

July 21, 2017

Reaching the Stars: Is Human Hibernation Really Possible?

Traveling into deep space could mean finding a way to make science fiction a reality.

June 23, 2017
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