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The Hubble telescope captured a stunning photo of the distant spiral galaxy named 'Eye of the Serpent'

33 spectacular photos from the Astronomy Photographer of the Year shortlist

Young stars at the edge of the Milky Way appear to have come from 2 nearby galaxies. That means a galactic collision could happen sooner than predicted.

A pair of supermassive black holes are stuck in a collision between galaxies. Astronomers caught the chaos on camera.

27 stunning photos of the cosmos taken this year

When the Andromeda galaxy crashes into the Milky Way, this is what it could look like from Earth

Astronomers accidentally discovered an invisible 'monster galaxy' from the beginning of the universe

Earth is screaming through space at 1.3 million mph. A simple animation by a former NASA scientist shows what that looks like.

Astronomers have observed the longest supernova ever seen. The mysterious explosion might have annihilated its star, leaving nothing behind.

The supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy suddenly lit up brighter than scientists had ever seen, and nobody knows why

A new 3D map of the Milky Way reveals our galaxy's warped shape in unprecedented detail

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

Humans are about to see the first-ever photo of a 'supermassive' black hole. Here's what we hope to discover.

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

An astronomer's stunning photo of the Milky Way shows our galaxy through a crystal ball

Scientists just published the best map of our galaxy ever created -- and it pins down the location of 1.7 billion stars

Astronomers just found more than 70 'invisible' galaxies lurking in the deepest, darkest patch of the night sky

The whole universe fits in one image with a special trick of maths

A mysterious force is pushing the universe apart -- here's how it could rip our galaxy to shreds

Astronomers say they have discovered the largest magnetic fields in the universe