Our 13 billion-year-old galaxy has gone through many growing pains — usually to the detriment of its smaller neighbors.
While tracking an incredibly bright gamma-ray burst to its origins, scientists uncovered a hidden explosion that could upend decades of research.
The time-flipped photon can't be used to restage "Back to the Future," but it could help us figure out some of the universe's most mysterious phenomena.
New research has debunked a 2020 study that claimed to have found the chemical phosphine, a potential biomarker for extraterrestrial life, in Venus' atmosphere.
After 30 years of planning, construction of the SKA Telescope, set to be the world's largest telescope array, began in South Africa on December 5.
The International Astronomical Union has issued a warning over the newly launched BlueWalker 3 satellite, which is causing interference for both optical and radio telescopes.
The 'Cold Moon,' the final full moon of 2022, will appear to swoop in front of Mars in a phenomenon called lunar occultation.
Astronomers searching for radio signals that could be signs of extraterrestrial life have just gained access to South Africa's MeerKAT telescope.
Planetary scientists have pinpointed the likely location of a massive asteroid impact that triggered an enormous tsunami on the Red Planet around 3.4 billion years ago.
Astronomers observed a major eruption from a volcanic comet flying through the solar system, likely spewing more than 1 million tons of debris into space.
Quantum experiment conducted on Google's Sycamore 2 computer transferred data across two simulated black holes, adding weight to the holographic principle of the universe
Most matter in the universe cannot be seen — but its influence on the largest structures in space can.
The Orion capsule has taken a photograph of Earth passing behind the moon as the spacecraft passes within 81 miles of the lunar surface.
Short answer: We don't really know how the universe was created, though most astrophysicists believe it started with the Big Bang.
Scientists have approved the introduction of four new prefixes that can be applied to units of measurement in the metric system.