'Screw the system,' he thought, 'I’ll build my own planetarium and spend over a decade and $180,000 doing it.'
Chile’s ALMA telescope array is supercharging the quest to image a black hole.
Proxima b is the closest known exoplanet to our solar system. Now the Very Large Telescope will look for its neighbors.
The only other planet in the solar system to have such structures, called 'penitentes', is Earth.
Pair these videos with some spacedub made from ripples in the curvature of spacetime, and send your mind to the stars.
At the American Astronomical Society meeting in Texas, astronomers got together to debate the pros and cons of engineering Earth’s climate to save the planet.
Many feel that Rubin's work was worthy of the Nobel Prize in Physics, but she never won.
"For the past 10,000 years, astronomers have been studying the light side of the universe. We have now just begun to study the dark side of the universe."
Researcher discover evidence of in-falling planets by observing large amounts of lithium and other metals in stellar atmosphere.
A new observational method offers a look inside the guts of a star, with surprising results.