Ancient stardust puts a timeframe on when the first stars were seen in the universe.
Scientists have observed the formation of three young planetary systems that could help them understand the formation of planets.
Astronomers identified six pillars in the Carina Nebula, which they called "Pillars of Destruction."
The Milky Way galaxy may have a clean and "tidy" galactic neighbor. Researchers have gotten a closer look at IC1613, a dwarf galaxy in the constellation of Cetus.
The discovery of a metal-poor star, a rare relic from the Milky Way is shedding new light on the early universe.
A newly installed instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope may tell scientists quite a bit about black holes.
ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) has captured the aftermath images of a cosmic collision that occurred 360 million years ago.
ESO astronomers have discovered a giant, dying star that is releasing massive amounts of gas and dust as it approaches the final stages of its life.
Scientists have discovered the hottest and most massive double star to date.
Scientists have captured the Coalsack Nebula in new, spectacular detail with the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-Meter Telescope.
ESO's Wide Field Imager has captured a spectacular, new image of a rose-colored star forming region Messier 17.