The interstellar rock 'Oumuamua astounded scientists when it hurtled through the solar system in 2017. Now, scientists backtrack its flight to find its mysterious origins.
Scientists finally solved the mystery of 'Oumuamua. The first known interstellar space rock, which hurtled past the sun in 2017, now has a confirmed identity as a comet, despite its flat and tailless appearance.
Russian billionaire Yuri Milner spoke Tuesday at Brainstorm Tech 2016 in Aspen. He explained why he's investing in a $100 million scheme to send tiny space probes to Alpha Centauri. Milner wants to find intelligent alien life.
New technology involved in creating Christopher Nolan's epic Interstellar is shedding light on the powerful effects of real life black holes and paving the way for astrophysics research, a new study explains.
A series of pseudo-3D maps may help astronomers better understand the world outside our solar system, otherwise known as interstellar space. The maps pinpoint materials between stars in the Milky Way galaxy, and could help reveal the composition of these interstellar mediums.