Astronomers have produced an image of the Milky Way by mapping the element hydrogen, and it’s a beauty.
The census of galaxies just got a whole lot bigger.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has seen planet-size cannonballs of hot gas whipping through the space near a dying star, but the origin of these plasma balls remains a mystery.
Interstellar dust that blocks astronomers' view of space is no match for the European Southern Observatory's "dustbuster" telescope, which just revealed this dazzling view of sever...
A dazzling streak of light in the sky caused by a meteor on Tuesday night was caught on camera by the University of Toronto Scarborough Observatory.
A strange star in our galaxy has officially become even more enigmatic.
After a journey of billions of miles and a historic cosmic rendezvous, the Rosetta spacecraft met its end when it had a “controlled impact” with the comet it had been studying.
The largest radio telescope in the world is getting ready to start listening to the cosmos now that it’s finished, the Chinese Academy of Sciences announced.
A giant blob of gas and dust far off in the universe mysteriously glows bright green, and astronomers have finally figured out why.
A vast map of the cosmos has been published by the European Space Agency, showing over one billion stars in the Milky Way and beyond.