Astronomers have captured unprecedented images of Carina Nebula, a stellar nursery 7,500 light years from Earth.
At a time when many people are stuck at home, Planet Patrol provides a “community pursuing the common goal of understanding the universe and our place in it,” according to the project leader.
This Neptune-sized exoplanet, which inexplicably exists in an ultrahot 'Neptune desert,' could provide researchers with answers they've been seeking for years.
Heavy elements like gold are created by the deaths, explosions, and collisions of stars. A new study breaks down these diverse origins.
If the theory is confirmed with further work, it would show that stars that died hundreds of millions of years ago may have taken some Earthlings to the grave with them, forever altering the course of life on our world.”
A team of astronomers and volunteers tracked down the coldest brown dwarfs, which are too small to be stars and too big to be planets, within about 65 light years of the Sun.
Your teeth and bones have star stuff.
Scientists have discovered a handful of stars that are inexplicably rich in phosphorus, a key ingredient for life as we know it, in our galaxy.
An international team of astronomers snapped this photo of a young star and its two gigantic planets from a distance of 300 light years.
For the first time, scientists have detected clear patterns in a group of humongous and noisy stars that could unlock secrets about how our galaxy formed.
The "dark" black hole is so close to Earth that you can see the system it's in with the naked eye, and hints that there may be many more hidden black holes in the universe.