Colliding black holes aren't always as evenly matched as scientists expected, according to a cosmic chirp astronomers have puzzled over for a year.
One year after its epic announcement, the Event Horizon Telescope project isn't resting on its laurels.
If you're looking to inject a little space science into your pandemic-induced TV binge, Science Channel has a treat for you.
A glimpse into China's readiness to handle samples from the moon reveals steps to be taken for storage, processing and preparation of the specimens.
In this episode of Life's Little Mysteries, we'll take a closer look at black holes, the mysterious cosmic objects that have a gravitational pull so strong that not even light can escape.
Scientists took a second look at a strange object and spotted the most powerful winds ever seen gusting off of a special flavor of black hole called a quasar.
The Landsat 8 satellite captured a striking photo Monday (April 13) of Anak Krakatau's latest eruption.
Countries have enacted strong measures to curtail the coronavirus pandemic's spread, and the effects on emissions remain visible from space.
Scientists analyzing archival data gathered by NASA's defunct Kepler spacecraft just found a hidden gem: an Earth-size world that may be capable of supporting life as we know it.
We may be a big step closer to cracking one of the universe's biggest and most fundamental mysteries.
Plumes from Jupiter’s moon Europa could provide insights about the interior of the moon, but their deposits remain hidden.
This proposed mesh telescope would let us gaze out into the dark cosmos, unhindered by our planet's atmosphere and radio interferences.
A newly discovered asteroid about the size of a house will zip safely by Earth on Wednesday (April 15), passing just inside the orbit of the moon.
A key signal for a certain kind of dark matter failed to turn up in a search throughout the Milky Way. Now scientists are disagreeing about what that means.
The mysterious interstellar object 'Oumuamua is probably a fragment of a larger body that was torn apart by gravitational forces during a close flyby of its native star, a new study suggests.
A mammoth star explosion known as SN2016aps, which occurred in a galaxy about 3.6 billion light-years from Earth, is the brightest supernova ever seen, a new study reports.
A distant world about 40 times more massive than Earth may be the remnant core of a giant planet, or a giant planet in the making whose growth stalled, a new study reports.
A year ago, scientists captured the unphotographable when the Event Horizon Telescope published a fiery orange ring on a black background that became instantly recognizable.
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