The Quest For Life Beyond Earth: The World’s Largest Radio Telescope Just Went Online

This behemoth will help search the cosmos for signs of life.

September 26, 2016

The Telescope That Spans Continents

This telescope is 10 times as sensitive as any other.

September 17, 2016

Hubble Just Got a Look at the Crab Nebula’s ‘Beating Heart’

The inner region sends out clock-like pulses of radiation and waves of charged particles embedded in magnetic fields.

July 12, 2016

New Molecular Discovery Could Help Us Determine How Life Was Formed

Scientists discover a complex molecule in deep space that could help understand the origins of life and the possibilities of life elsewhere in the universe.

June 18, 2016

James Webb Space Telescope: A Telescope That Can Look Back 13.5 Billion Years In Time

Known as Hubble's successor, it uses 18 mirror segments to collect light from galaxies billions of light years away.

April 24, 2016

This New Instrument Will Be Able to Locate Alien Worlds from the Ground

And so begins the next age in the search for alien planets...and alien life. 

March 30, 2016

An Object Just Collided With Jupiter and Astronomers Caught it on Video

It's been confirmed—Jupiter was struck by a celestial object.

March 29, 2016

This Enormous 187-Million-Pixel Map Of The Milky Way Reveals Our Place in the Cosmos

The sharpest map of the Milky Way created thus far has been released, thanks to the APEX Telescope Large Area Survey of the Galaxy.

February 27, 2016
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