Sometimes it's kind of fun to look at a friend's older relatives, to guess how he'll age. In a new study, astronomers...

Francie Diep at 05:15 AM Aug 29 2013

Astronomers have discovered a new type of pulsing star. There are 36 of the new type, located in a cluster about ...

Francie Diep at 02:24 AM Jun 13 2013

A team of scientists working at the Keck Observatory in Hawaii has solved one of the vital inconsistencies in the ...

Shaunacy Ferro at 03:00 AM Jun 7 2013

Remember last week when PopSci told you about a "people's choice" contest to name the planet orbiting the Alpha ...

Rebecca Boyle at 03:32 AM Apr 17 2013

Maybe it's because Jurassic Park is in theaters again, but we at Universe Today sometimes worry about how one person ...

Elizabeth Howell/ Universe Today at 04:00 AM Apr 10 2013

Think the Milky Way is big? It's puny compared to M87, an elliptical galaxy 980,000 light years in diameter. The ...

Francie Diep at 23:59 PM Apr 4 2013

Last April, a minivan-sized chunk of leftover primordial planet punched through Earth's atmosphere at 64,000 miles ...

Rebecca Boyle at 02:58 AM Feb 20 2013
 
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