In a new paper, a pair of Japanese astronomers hatch a plan for finding dozens or hundreds of the black holes that are hiding out in the Milky Way.
What causes the sun's 11-year cycle of sunspot activity? According to two new studies, it could be literal tsunamis of plasma.
The Southern Delta Aquariids and the Alpha Capricornids will speckle the night sky tonight. Don't miss the show.
A volcano on the island of Java, in Indonesia, blasted ash into the air today (July 26), causing panic and spurring an evacuation of the vicinity, according to the Associated Press.
Astronomers have shown that Einstein's ideas about the warping of space and time holds true as the best description yet of how gravity works.
The fireball let out several bright flares before it extinguished, dropping a number of meteorite fragments on Earth's surface.
The whole whirling system is smaller than the planet Saturn, and it's blinking at Earth faster than you can microwave a lasagna.
Flying space rocks like 2019 OD get lots of attention, but there's aThese news stories get lots of attention, but there's a morbid reason why you really shouldn't worry about them.
The International Space Station glides in front of the sun in this fiery photo — but where are all the sunspots?
Researchers have developed a "baby picture" of the Milky Way galaxy, tracing its origins back to the time before it cannibalized another, smaller galaxy.
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