Scientists used a “reverberation machine” to listen in on the mind-boggling dynamics surrounding black holes.
The meteor that crashed into the Pacific was confirmed to be interstellar by secret government data. Harvard astronomer Avi Loeb wants to recover it.
Galaxies located at cosmic web “nodes” assemble dark matter earlier, and are more enriched with heavy elements, compared with those that are further away.
Stars that have been kicked out of their galaxies preserve a cosmic “fossil record,” according to a new study.
Observations of galaxies up to seven billion light-years away revealed a potential conflict with the standard model of cosmology.
Suzanne Ramsay and Michele Cirasuolo, scientists with the Extremely Large Telescope, talk about the observatory’s unprecedented abilities on Motherboard’s Space Show.
The luminous moment that a dead star swallows the torn-up remains of its planetary bodies has been witnessed for the first time.
Space scientists Abel Méndez, Génesis Ferrer, and Arianna Colón Cesaní spoke with Motherboard about the incalculable impact of Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory.
The new model proposes a filament-like magnetic tunnel encompassing the entire solar system, explaining two mysterious features of the sky.
Fast radio bursts are a huge cosmic mystery, and now scientists have detected an unprecedented number of signals from one source in just 47 days.
Satellite companies such as SpaceX and Amazon aim to provide global broadband, but their networks threaten dark skies and Indigenous traditions that depend on them.