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The most detailed map yet of all dark matter in the universe reveals cosmic voids where the laws of physics seem not to apply


Watch SpaceX's Starlink satellites zoom across the night sky over the UK, looking like a chain of fairy lights


NASA is developing plans to build an enormous, Arecibo-like telescope inside a crater on the moon



An astronomer's animation shows how Earth and the moon both orbit a spot 3,000 miles from the true center of the planet


A stunning image of the Milky Way took 12 years to photograph. It shows the ghost of a supernova.


A newly discovered space object called 'Farfarout' is the most distant thing in our solar system



SpaceX has darkened its Starlink internet satellites with visors to avoid disrupting the night sky — but they can still ruin astronomers' data


Space 2021: All the Mars landings, eclipses, astronaut flights, rocket launches, and other big missions to look for this year


Tonight is the longest night of the year. You can use it to see a meteor shower and the historic Jupiter-Saturn 'double planet.'


The Geminids meteor shower peaks this weekend, with hundreds of multicoloured shooting stars. Here's how to watch.


New satellite images show the Arecibo Observatory before and after its violent collapse in Puerto Rico


Photos show what the Arecibo telescope looked like before and after its disastrous collapse



A video shows the 'violent' collapse of the iconic Arecibo telescope. It sounded like an avalanche, a staff scientist said.


The Arecibo telescope's 900-ton platform has crashed into its disk below and destroyed the iconic radio observatory


Jupiter and Saturn will appear closer in the sky than they have for 800 years on Monday, aligning as a 'double planet.' Here's how to see it.


The iconic Arecibo telescope faces an imminent, catastrophic collapse. Engineers are now racing to deconstruct it.



'This is not good': The Arecibo telescope just suffered even more damage that will set back searches for asteroids and aliens


The Orionids meteor shower peaks this week. Here's how to see shooting stars from the dust of Halley's Comet.


SpaceX broke a record by launching 180 satellites in 1 month — accelerating Elon Musk's project to blanket Earth in high-speed internet


A car-size asteroid flew within 1,830 miles of Earth over the weekend — the closest pass ever — and we didn't see it coming