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NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is retiring after 16 years. Its incredible infrared images revealed nebulae and galaxies as we'd never seen before.


20 new moons were just discovered orbiting Saturn, and you can help name them


Uranus is hiding 13 invisible rings. These images captured their warm glow for the first time.



NASA has big plans for the 2020s, from powerful new space telescopes to a hunt for alien life on a moon of Saturn. Here's the timeline.


Dead planets can 'broadcast' for up to a billion years, and they could tell astronomers what will happen after our sun blows up


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



Astronomers have discovered a potentially habitable world just 31 light-years away, thanks to NASA's planet-hunting telescope


NASA's newest planet-hunting telescope just discovered a 'super-Earth' and 2 'sub-Neptunes' less than 75 light-years away — among the closest exoplanets ever found


This image could contain hundreds of nearby undiscovered planets — including a few like Earth


NASA could detect alien life on other worlds using a telescope-powered 'sniff test'


A solar eclipse will be visible across the entire US for the first time in 99 years, here's how to make the most of it


This telescope can see a car from the moon -- here's what it could find in space



Astronomers reveal never-before-seen features of a 'hole' on the sun that could swallow 2 Earths


Astronomers have finally nailed the location of a strange and powerful signal deep in space -- but they still don't know what it is


Astronomers discovered a new class of X-ray bursts in space that they can't explain


A cosmic 'dustbuster' has revealed a breathtaking image of stars that were previously hidden from view



Astronomers discovered something violent in this rare space 'blob' that solves a 15-year-old mystery


People are flocking to this part of the US where using your cell phone means breaking the law


This space telescope just uncovered more than 100 new planets, including a planetary system that might harbour life


Astronomers just spotted something that will give them insight into how planets form