There's a star system nearby that could be a glimpse in the ancient past.
April's full moon -- dubbed the "Pink Moon" -- gets it intriguing name from the season, not its color. Find out more about this intriguing full moon here.
Carl Sagan put it best, "We are all made of starstuff." Check out the periodic table that explains he's right.
Scientists from the Australian National University (ANU) have invented a groundbreaking optical chip for telescopes that will, for the first time, allow astronomers to get a good picture of alien planets outside the solar system despite the blinding brightness of the sun.
Stargazers and astronomy enthusiasts might not be able to enjoy the full spectacular view of the Orionid meteor shower due to the overpowering brightness of the moon.
NASA caused quite a stir when news of the space agency changing the 12 zodiac signs, adding a 13th sign called Ophiuchus, surfaced online. However, NASA has denied such claims and said that even with or without the change in zodiac signs, astrology is still fake.
Many meteors streak across the sky, but few explode thunderously the way it did last Thursday in Cyprus. The mysterious outburst baffled and alarmed the locals who felt the ground shake at the force. How common and dangerous is this phenomenon?
A long-standing theory about the “stone circles” in Scotland has been confirmed by scientists: the ancient rocks were used to track astronomical events.
A group of scientists has finally figured out how this ancient Greek “computer” works.
A new study revealed the presence of strong infrared emission in extraordinary supernovae, supporting the accretion scenario, which suggests that supernovae came from a binary system composing of a white dwarf and a normal star.
New study reveals a new class of galaxies called red geysers that host supermassive black hole winds so hot and energetic that stars can't form.
Amateur astronomers led a study to find out how many asteroids and meteors hit Jupiter each year. Initial findings revealed that a total of 6 to 7 impacts are experienced by the planet annually.
It pays to clean one's basement once in a while. A 1917 astronomical glass plate was unearthed from the collections of Carnegie Observatories in Pasadena, California revealed the first-ever evidence of exoplanetary system.
An exoplanet with three suns was recently discovered by a group of scientists from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics using the Kilodegree Extremely Little Telescope (KELT).