Hubble celebrates 30th anniversary with gorgeous 2020 calendar
January 8, 2020, 8:26 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
'Hidden Gems' calendar is offered as a free download to commemorate the stunning accomplishments of the famed space telescope.
NASA mission discovers first potentially habitable Earth-sized planet
January 7, 2020, 2:10 p.m. by Ben Bolton
TESS mission data shows it's roughly 100 light-years away.
NASA image reveals 'cosmic candy cane' at the center of the Milky Way
December 20, 2019, 4:18 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Unlike most candy canes, however, this one is 190 light-years long and made of ionized gas.
This time-lapse video makes clear how Alaska's glaciers are changing
December 13, 2019, 8:27 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
And it's not very comforting.
Mysterious ring galaxy continues to puzzle astronomers
December 4, 2019, 1:28 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Hoag's Object, a celestial doughnut that features a galaxy within a galaxy, is a beautiful enigma of the cosmos.
Astronomers discover galaxy with 3 supermassive black holes
December 2, 2019, 8:26 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The unusually close trifecta will likely merge into one giant entity over the next several hundred million years.
This black hole nurtures baby stars instead of eating them
November 21, 2019, 8:47 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Is this a kinder, gentler version of a black hole?
What we're learning about Arrokoth, formerly known as Ultima Thule
November 13, 2019, 12:30 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
NASA has released some initial results from the first-ever up-close flyby of a Kuiper Belt space rock.
16 houseplants that are almost impossible to kill
Astonished divers come across a massive jellyfish off the coast of England
20 minutes in nature a day is your ticket to feeling better
This finch has a coat of many colors, but its head hue is the key
Living near green spaces can help you live longer
Watch an elk herd run majestically across the Colorado foothills