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New distant objects? Unseen planets? The unexplored region of our solar system
New model of merging galaxies better explains missing stars and visible star clumps
Michelle Thaller talks with three leading scientists about black holes - how do we know they exist, where do they come from, and how can we learn more about them without going too close?
New glimpses from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and ongoing data analysis are revealing the fate of the Schiaparelli lander.
On Friday, October 28th, the waning crescent Moon and brilliant Jupiter get together for an early morning conjunction.
Astronomers have mapped neutral atomic hydrogen, which profuses the space between stars, in unprecedented detail to create a beautiful radio-wavelength portrait of the Milky Way.
A nova in Sagittarius, discovered a few nights ago by a Japanese amateur, has become bright enough to see in binoculars. Just in the nick for time — at least for northern observers — a bright nova has been discovered in Sagittarius. I say "nick of time" because the constellation is sinking in the southwestern sky right after dusk, affording only a short viewing window from mid-northern latitudes. But a […]
Keep your eye on the northern sky. Auroras are in the forecast for the next couple nights courtesy of a "hole" in the Sun's corona. Update (October 25th): Since early this morning, a stronger than expected blast of solar wind has been ruffling Earth's magnetic field and stoking a strong geomagnetic storm. We're currently experiencing a G3 / Kp 7 event that's expected to last into mid-afternoon Eastern Time. Observers in northern Europe […]
A pair of high-resolution images taken from high above Mars appears to show the impact site of ESA's Schiaparelli lander.
Hubble images reveal a satellite orbiting one of the Kuiper Belt's biggest objects.
Two sources tens of millions of light-years away have sent puzzling X-ray flares blazing our way. Now astronomers think they might have the answer: intermediate-mass black holes.
Here's what we know so far about the fate European Space Agency's Schiaparelli mission.