“It seems different to all types of astronomical objects we know, it may be a new type of object,” said the study's lead author.
A new study has "cast serious doubt" on a ubiquitous galactic feature that may require exotic physics to explain.
The newly discovered signals flash for weeks at a time and can stop in just a day, a pattern that has no clear explanation.
Palomar 5, a cluster flanked with giant star tails, will be completely usurped by black holes in one billion years, scientists predict.
Hundreds of images captured over 20 years were compiled to create the spectacular panorama.
A new Odd Radio Circle (ORC) appears to span a million light years, and contains a clue that could explain these ghostly structures.
The highly energetic gamma ray was more powerful than any particle accelerator on Earth, hinting at the existence of cosmic super-accelerators called PeVatrons.
An unexplained glow at the center of the Milky Way that has puzzled scientists for years might just be the aftermath of dark matter annihilation events.
We’ve always thought of supermassive black holes as stationary objects sitting tight while everything swirls around them. Until now.
The gravitational force is causing our home galaxy to twist and deform.
It turns out that the first fast radio burst (FRB) ever found in the Milky Way is not a one-off.
A speculative “corona' may be responsible for the odd properties of the Magellanic Stream, a river of gas and galaxy guts that stretches across half the night sky.