A NASA space telescope and Twitter are two of the technologies that have enabled astronomers to observe a massive X-shape at the center of our galaxy
A seemingly nondescript galaxy is actually a behemoth cobbled together out of various cosmic spare parts, Frankenstein-style, a new study suggests.
NASA has released an image of dunes on Mars that bear a striking similarity to Morse code.
Extraterrestrial life could soon join gunpowder and papermaking on the list of great Chinese discoveries.
Did the narrow passageways to ancient, sacred tombs actually serve as the first telescopes?
An American woman was handed a suspended four-month jail sentence in Spain Friday for threatening to kill cosmologist Stephen Hawking.
A gem of a meteorite found in Antarctica is studded with pieces of opal, a crystal that is associated with water.
Scientists have observed a dramatic tidal disruption event in a galaxy nearly 4 billion light years away.
We already know there isn’t any water on Venus anymore, but scientists working with ESA’s (European Space Agency) Venus Express mission by NASA-funded researchers think they may ha...
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