NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has started its search for planets around nearby stars, officially beginning science operations on July 25, 2018. TESS is expected to transmit its first series of science data back to Earth in August, and thereafter periodically every 13.5 days, once per ...
Findings from a Rochester Institute of Technology study provide further evidence that the outskirts of spiral galaxies host massive black holes. These overlooked regions are new places to observe gravitational waves created when the massive bodies collide, the authors report.
The Juno probe has just brushed with the clouds above the Great Red Spot of the giant planet.
Astronomers discovered the tiniest star every found and dubbed it as EBLM J0555-57Ab.
Hubble takes stunning pictures of SDSS J1110+6459 and NGC 2500 galaxies.
Titan is a treasure-trove of calm, placid lakes with tiny waves.
Scientists have unveiled the BepiColombo spacecraft that will travel to Mercury.
Researchers have found that the surface of Mars has toxic chemicals that can kill alien life form.
SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket after two aborted attempts and a three-day delay.
Milky Way could be a home to about 100 billion brown dwarfs or "failed stars."
Milky Way's fastest stars are hypervelocity stars that are intergalactic runaways.