Astronomers are taking a bit of a closer look at our galaxy's stellar nursery. They've released the most comprehensive images anyone has ever seen of the Milky Way Galaxy's cold interstellar gas clouds where new stars and solar systems are being born.
Finding life beyond Earth has been a major project for scientists across the world. But where exactly should researchers point these telescopes? Scientists are now comparing and ranking exoplanets to determine which ones most likely host life.
Researchers have uncovered a supermassive black hole that's startlingly large. Found in a recently discovered galaxy, the black hole is 30 times the size that researchers expected it to be.
ESO's Wide Field Imager has captured a spectacular, new image of a rose-colored star forming region Messier 17.
Radio telescopes may be able to spot stars hidden in the galactic center of the Milky Way. Although the center of the Milky Way is a mysterious place, cloaked in dust, researchers believe that there may be a new way to clear the fog and spot stars in this region.
There may be a new way to map the cosmos in 3D. Scientists have proposed a new way to calculate the distances of the cosmos using mysterious bursts of energy.
Scientists may have discovered a new, mid-sized black hole, which is huge in the world of astronomy. Before now, researchers have only spotted black holes in two sizes: supermassive and tiny.
The Wide Field Imager has captured a spectacular new image of the Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy, the close neighbor of our Milky Way Galaxy.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a spectacular new image of the galaxy Messier 63, a cosmic sunflower swirling in the middle of space. Nicknamed the "Sunflower Galaxy," this object has spiral arms and millions of stars.
Scientists have uncovered a rare galaxy cluster with a bursting heart.
There may be a new model for studying and cataloguing the universe. Scientists have created "Celeste," a new statistical analysis model that's designed to enhance sky surveys.