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.
Timo Prusti of the European Space Agency talks to Motherboard about the Gaia mission’s unprecedented catalog of more than one billion astronomical objects.
The new image represents the first clear detection of a moon-forming disk around an exoplanet.
For 40 years, scientists have struggled to explain Jupiter's regular auroral X-ray bursts, which contain enough energy to power all of human civilization.
The largest spinning objects in the universe are filled with galaxies, and the finding hints that things in the cosmos may be far more dynamically connected than previously imagined.
A new Odd Radio Circle (ORC) appears to span a million light years, and contains a clue that could explain these ghostly structures.
Located 1,500 light years away, the 'Unicorn' is the closest known black hole and is also unusually small.
The gigantic plasma structure, known as 'USS Jellyfish,' is more than one million light years across and poses a series of bizarre questions to astronomers.
Matt Russo, a musician and lecturer at the University of Toronto, converts astronomical data into musical compositions on his website, SYSTEM Sounds.