How will the universe end? Will it sputter out in a realm of ice, cooling continually as it expands until it reaches ...

Peter Gwynne at 10:46 AM Jan 9 2018

Travelling between the stars has been a dream of humanity for generations. But while our species might not be able ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 10:44 AM Oct 30 2017

  Two city-sized orbs dance through their galaxy. Their dense mass, each equivalent to a star, spins the ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 15:10 PM Oct 19 2017

In the hours before dawn on March 11, 1437, the constellation Scorpio rose over the horizon near Seoul, Korea. ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 13:17 PM Sep 1 2017

Long ago, 15 bright radio pulses emerged from a dwarf galaxy about 3 billion light years away from Earth. Last ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 13:17 PM Sep 1 2017

About 650 light years away, a planet hotter than many stars is hurtling around its sun, leaving a glowing trail of ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 10:00 AM Jun 6 2017

In late 2015, astronomers noticed something absurd happening around a distant star. Something massive seemed to be ...

Sarah Fecht at 10:42 AM May 22 2017
 
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