After years and years of delays, NASA has made a monumental step forward in its plan to replace the Hubble Space Telescope. It’s successor, the James Webb Space Telescope, is finally in one piece...
Scientists may have been looking for extraterrestrial life in all the wrong places. Astronomers were just able to rule out an entire class of exoplanets because a new study found that they are...
Population Boom A team of astronomers from the University of Tokyo has uncovered a population of 39 massive ancient galaxies — and they could inform our understanding of everything from the...
Astronomers have a new theory as to what may be behind the formation of supermassive black holes — extremely strong sources of gravitational waves, sometimes hundreds of millions more massive than...
NASA just dropped an astonishing elaborate map of the over 4,003 exoplanets that we know to exist outside our Solar System. Accompanying the map is a video that takes you through the number of...
Flight Delays NASA has been struggling to work within its means. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), a watchdog agency operating within Congress, announced on Thursday that NASA...
Say Cheese A resplendent new composite image shows off 265,000 galaxies — which were slowly but surely captured over 16 years of observations by the Hubble Space Telescope. The image, called the...
Uh, Korolev? The Spektr-R space telescope is now a mere ghost of what it once was. Russia’s only space telescope recently stopped responding to commands issued from the ground, according to BBC....
Icy Home The exoplanet Barnard’s Star b might be frigid, but that doesn’t mean it couldn’t support life. At least, that’s the claim of a team of astrophysicists from Villanova University. They say...
Space Gaze NASA’s long-term plans for space telescopes are pretty big, in fact, next-generation telescopes will be massive. There are more than 3,900 confirmed planets beyond our solar system. To...