Within two weeks of beginning its third observation period, the LIGO project has spotted the gravitational-wave signatures of what could be another two black hole mergers.
Astronomers have detected "plasma rain" pouring down over the solar surface, which may explain why the sun's outer atmosphere is so much hotter than the star's surface.
Just like on Earth, there is a robust population of bacteria and fungi on the International Space Station (ISS) — and a new study catalogues its exact composition.
Even an extremely dead apex predator deserves a beautiful view of the night sky — particularly one that reminds them of home.
Planetary scientists are calling on mineral physicists to help them figure out the strange chemistry going on inside super-Earths and mini-Neptunes.
The blobs are real, they’re chock full of charged particles and they’re heading our way several times each day.
Almost nothing in the black hole image surprised astrophysicists. These are the three biggest mysteries it left unsolved, and two questions it did answer.
A black hole was recently the first to be captured in a close-up image, and in another first, it received a name that's a lot more interesting than the ones that usually identify black holes.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test spacecraft in June 2021, agency officials announced Thursday (April 11).
This will be a great week to study the ever-changing lunar landscape with a telescope or even just a pair of binoculars.
From frigid Antarctica to a high-altitude location in Chile, a new documentary takes viewers around the world to capture the first black hole images.
The orange speckles in a new image from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory add another dimension to the first-ever image of a black hole.
Yesterday, Earthlings first laid eyes on an actual image of a black hole — turning what lived only in our collective imaginations into concrete reality.
A year on the space station has an undeniable impact across the human body, but many of the body's systems recover after a return to Earth.
The researchers who captured the first-ever images of a black hole don't plan to rest on their laurels.
When scientists with the Event Horizon Telescope unveiled the first image of a black hole April 10, astronomers around the world rejoiced. And so did Google.
SpaceX called off the much-anticipated second launch of its massive Falcon Heavy rocket on Wednesday (April 10) due to unacceptable upper-atmosphere winds.