Very Large Telescope
A surprise discovery in the early universe has major consequences for the evolution of black holes and galaxies.
The asteroid Kleopatra and its two moons have resisted explanation for more than a decade—until now.
The "unexpected finding" of nickel gas around interstellar comet 21/Borisov lines up with "astonishing" new observations of local comets, scientists say.
Spectacular new images of the large-scale structures that link our universe were captured from the Chilean desert.
The oddly coherent motion of small satellite galaxies is challenging our accepted model of the universe.
It has taken virtually the entire lifespan of the universe for the light from the 'Web of the Giant' to reach Earth.
An international team of astronomers snapped this photo of a young star and its two gigantic planets from a distance of 300 light years.
The new image could be the first direct evidence of the site of a planet's fiery birth in interstellar space.
These ancient galaxies, known as H-dropouts, defy our current understanding of the early universe.
Astronomers watched as gas approached 30 percent the speed of light during the most detailed observation ever made of material orbiting so close to a black hole.
Proxima b is the closest known exoplanet to our solar system. Now the Very Large Telescope will look for its neighbors.
A deeper look at Eta Carinae.