Astronomers unveil first ever image of black hole
This black hole resides about 54 million light-years from Earth.
Have astronomers found 1st moon outside our solar system?
Two Columbia University researchers presented their tantalising evidence for a moon.
Astronomers report first image of baby planet being formed
Scientists said the planet appears as a bright spot in the snapshot taken using the ESO’s very large Telescope in Chile.
Oxygen presence in distant galaxy sheds light on early universe
Astronomers provides insight into star formation in perhaps the most distant galaxy ever observed.
Astronomers baffled by distant galaxy void of dark matter
The unusual galaxy’s stars are speeding around with no apparent influence from dark matter, according to a study.
Stephen Hawking: ‘His laboratory was the universe’
Hawking, who died at his home in Cambridge, England, on March 14 at age 76, became the public face of scientific genius.
Astronomers glimpse cosmic dawn, when the stars switched on
Scientists have detected a signal from 180 million years after the Big Bang when the earliest stars began glowing.
First Interstellar visitor from solar system dazzles scientists
New data reveal the interstellar interloper to be a rocky, cigar-shaped object with a somewhat reddish hue.
Close new Earth-size world, where year lasts under 10 days
At a distance of 11 light-years, Ross 128 b is the second-closest planet to be detected yet outside our solar system.
Astronomers measure Milky Way with radio waves
Astronomers say they hope to measure additional points around the galaxy to produce a map — the first of its kind — over the next decade.