High-mass stars may outshine and outweigh the Sun, but observations show all stars may have had a similar beginning.
NASA’s new remote observatory located on a windswept island in the Mid-Atlantic provides a critical capability for tracking space junk.
Astronomers have caught a giant elliptical galaxy “shimmering” as its stars pulsate.
The Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has discovered that almost all of the highest energy photons in the Large Magellanic Cloud come from two pulsars.
The early morning hours still star Jupiter, Venus, and little orange Mars, and see a full Moon blazing in Hyades on Wednesday evening.
S5 0716+71, a bright blazar currently in a feeding frenzy, invites you over for dinner the next clear night.
Bright planets are putting on a stargazing show in the predawn sky, and evenings feature a mythical horse flying upside-down across the sky. Download our podcast to take a guided tour of November’s nights.