Tagged With Astronomy

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


2019 will be an extraordinary year in space — here's what NASA, SpaceX, and the night sky have in store for Earth



Astronomers found a 'cold super-Earth' less than 6 light-years away — and it may be the first rocky planet we'll photograph beyond the solar system


Astronomers found a 'cold super-Earth' less than 6 light-years away — and it may be the first rocky planet we'll photograph beyond the solar system


A 'mind-boggling' telescope find has revealed the point of no return for our galaxy's monster black hole



22 of the best photos of stars, galaxies, and space taken this year


NASA came up with 21 new constellations — including Albert Einstein, Godzilla, and the Starship Enterprise


The 5 brightest planets will align in the western sky tonight for the second time this year -- here's why this happens


Australian researchers have just detected mysterious radio signals from deep space


Smart aliens might live within 33,000 light-years of Earth. A new study explains why we haven't found them yet.


NASA's Hubble space telescope just lost a vital part, and one of its backups is 'acting drunk.' Here's why astronomers haven't lost hope.



7 incredible women you've never heard of who changed science forever


A weird, cigar-shaped object flew through the solar system last year. Now astronomers may know where it came from


NASA's $1 billion Juno spacecraft is probing Jupiter's deepest secrets — here are Juno's biggest discoveries so far


'Museum Of The Moon' is coming to Australia in December



The citizen scientists were right - mystery light phenomenon STEVE is no aurora


A $1 billion telescope that will take pictures 10 times sharper than Hubble's is now officially under construction


Scientists have found two planets outside our solar system that could host extra-terrestrial life


The most spectacular meteor shower of the year is coming this weekend — here's how to watch it