September 26, 2016, 10:19 a.m. by Russell McLendon
A new age of astronomy is dawning, thanks to a historic building boom of futuristic telescopes.
Planet or not, you can't discount the extraordinary beauty of Pluto
September 20, 2016, 10:24 a.m. by Catie Leary
Our favorite dwarf planet has a heart — a heart-shaped region of ice, that is.
Astronomers witness a star collapsing into a black hole for the first time
September 12, 2016, 5:01 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers watched as a red supergiant star 20 million light-years away suddenly went dark.
Astronomers discover 'fossil' galaxy that looks like the ancient Milky Way
September 7, 2016, 10:21 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
A bizarre globular cluster 19,000 light-years away appears to be a remnant of the universe's epoch of galaxy formation.
Scientists discover a galaxy made almost entirely of dark matter
August 29, 2016, 1:28 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The dark galaxy has a similar mass to the Milky Way, but contains hardly any stars.
World's largest scale model solar system spans 11 Swedish cities
August 25, 2016, 3:56 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Not surprisingly, the representational sun doubles as an ice hockey arena.
Put yourself in Curiosity's shoes with 360-degree view of Mars
August 22, 2016, 1:48 p.m. by Catie Leary
NASA releases interactive panorama that gives viewers an immersive glimpse of Martian terrain.