From Big Bang to present: Snapshots of our universe through time
Tripping through cosmic time.
Counting down the weirdest spots in our cosmic backyard.
Some of the strangest ideas ever proposed about the weirdest cosmic objects, black holes
Scrambled particles provide a window into a black hole's heart.
Billions of them are passing through every centimeter of your body right this instant, but you can't feel them. What are these mysterious "little neutral ones?"
Black holes aren't black; they often shine brighter than a galaxy.
Taking the temperature of a star bomb.
Is our universe sitting on the edge of an expanding bubble?
What new mysteries will scientists unravel about Earth in 2019?
2018 was a weird one in science, from boiling bats to blueberry Earth.
Physicists remain unsure about what exactly dark matter is and if it actually exists.
By tracking every neutrino that hit a detector beneath a mountain in Italy over ten years, scientists have painted the most detailed picture yet of the sun's interior.
We still have a long way to go in the search for intelligent aliens.
A global, liquid-water ocean could exist under range of conditions on Proxima Centauri b, the closest known exoplanet to Earth.