Large X-shaped structure spotted in the center of our galaxy
July 21, 2016, 3:18 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
X literally marks the spot in the center of the Milky Way, a phenomenon that offers clues about the galaxy's formation.
What is a water snowline? Protostellar outburst reveals valuable clues
July 15, 2016, 6:02 a.m. by Catie Leary
The snowline is the point along a star's protoplanetary disk where the temperature and pressure is low enough for water to transform from gas into ice.
Every dot on this largest-ever 3-D map is a galaxy
July 15, 2016, 4:25 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The 1.2 million galaxies represented in the map are still just a sliver of the universe.
Move over, Old Faithful: Fly Ranch Geyser gets its moment in the sun
July 8, 2016, 6:20 a.m. by Catie Leary
If you've ever wanted to visit this colorful, man-made geyser in Nevada, you may soon get your wish — thanks to the organizers of Burning Man!
All those Nobel laureates support GMOs, but what if I still have questions?
July 6, 2016, 5:01 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Smart people say GMOs are safe, but there are still so many questions.
7 new telescopes that will change the way we see space
July 5, 2016, 4:18 p.m. by Russell McLendon
A new age of astronomy is dawning, thanks to a historic building boom of futuristic telescopes.