If there is extraterrestrial life out in the cosmos, Breakthrough Listen's upgraded Parkes telescope will find it. The SETI initiative begins the hunt, sifting through billions of stars in hopes of spotting signs of aliens.
The Hubble Space Telescope captured images of a dead disk galaxy, which challenges previously held theories about the evolution of galaxies.
NASA revealed a stunning image of a Crab Nebula, a remnant of a supernova explosion. The image was from combined data of many different instruments.
Like creamer being stirred in coffee, hot gas swirls around in this galaxy cluster for millions of years.
In the outermost reaches of our galaxy known as the halo lies a record breaking brown dwarf that have the purest composition and highest mass yet known.
A team of scientists from Japan has found something strange in space, specifically a supersonic space cloud traveling the Milky Way.
A mysterious "void" appears to be pushing the Milky Way galaxy through the Universe at 2-million km/h, as if fleeing from what appears to be an enigmatic "dead zone."
Previously unknown, nearly empty region in the universe is responsible for the expansion of the universe, pushing away Milky Way and other Local galaxies through space.
It’s difficult to imagine planet-sized spitballs hurtling through space, but new research shows black holes cause exactly this phenomenon.
tA festive glowing red nebula was spotted by the Hubble Space Telescope. The nebulas glow could be attributed to heated hydrogen according to experts.
Hubble captured two stunning nebulae within a small satellite galaxy about 200,000 light years away.
Scientists have discovered a new cluster of stars that could provide more insights on how the Milky Way galaxy had evolved.
Astronomers have spotted a record-breaking satellite orbiting the Milky Way. While record-breaking might imply that the satellite was bright and huge, the recently discovered satellite was rather the faintest satellite galaxy yet found.
NASA's Stratospheric Observation for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) will soon begin its 2017 observing campaign.