In a year, a large swath of the United States will fall under the shadow of the moon during a historic eclipse that’s already generating buzz.
Cygnus A, an elliptical galaxy located about 600 million light-years from Earth, is one of the brightest sources of radio waves in the night sky.
Astronomers have found a rocky and possibly Earth-like
This year’s annual Perseid meteor shower, which kicked off Aug. 11, is delighting stargazers. Here are some of their stunning pictures of the spectacular shooting stars.
Astronomers are predicting that this year’s Perseid meteor shower should be a dramatic one.
The center of our galaxy has an enormous void that surprisingly lacks young stars, astronomers announced last week.
The annual Delta Aquarid meteor shower peaks overnight Thursday, and you can watch the event live via a special webcast by the online Slooh Community Observatory.
A strange alien world with three suns in its sky has just
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.