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An incredible new animation shows where, when, and how astronomers found 4,000 planets beyond our solar system


'No image will surpass this': Hubble telescope astronomers created a stunning picture of the deep universe with 16 years' worth of photos


A photographer recorded Saturn 'touching' the moon with his smartphone, and the pictures are stunning



Scientists just released the first-ever photograph of a black hole. Some people think it looks like a 'smudge on the lens.'


Here's how astronomers took the first image of a black hole that's located 55 million light years away


The first-ever picture of a black hole is fuzzy. These incredible illustrations help explain what it shows.



An experiment that solved a 100-year-old mystery posed by Einstein is about to turn back on — and it's more powerful than ever


The Hubble telescope spotted an asteroid that has grown two tails — and scientists think it's ripping itself to pieces


The first day of spring is finally here — for about 90% of us. Here's why equinoxes mark the changing of seasons.


Tonight's 'super snow moon' will be the biggest and one of the brightest full moons of 2019. Here's why.


An asteroid will block the sky's brightest star tonight, and astronomers need your help seeing it


Scientists found the 'missing link' in the theory on how planets are formed



The Hubble telescope has discovered a 'dark vortex' raging on Neptune that would swallow 20% of Earth's surface


Australian scientists have discovered a warped and twisted disc of young, massive stars at the edge of the Milky Way


A bizarre interstellar object called 'Oumuamua continues to perplex astronomers a year after it vanished. Here's why a few scientists still wonder if it was alien.


Scientists have discovered a new planet twice the size of Earth, and it could have liquid water on its surface



There is a 'dark side' of the moon, but you are probably using the term incorrectly all of the time


Archaeologists figured out that some of the world's oldest cave drawings don't just depict animals — they're constellations of stars


Astronaut says a neglected telescope is NASA's best chance of defending Earth from 'city killer' asteroids — 'for God's sake, fund it'


Scientists have recorded an exploding white dwarf hit a nearby star to cause a supernova