Scientists Are 99% Sure They Just Detected a Black Hole Eating a Neutron Star
“If it turns out to be right, then we’ve confirmed a new type of star system. It’s that fundamental.”
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Astronomers Finally Tracked the Source of a Mysterious Radio Burst From Space
“This is the big breakthrough that the field has been waiting for since astronomers discovered fast radio bursts in 2007.”
Astronomers Peer at a Young Star System That Is Strikingly Similar to Our Own
DM Tau has its own asteroid belt, and may be developing its own versions of Earth and Neptune, too.
NASA Captures Stunning Images of ‘Nuclear Superbubbles’ in an Alien Galaxy
NGC 3079 is spitting out particles that balloon across thousands of light years in space.
Astronomers Find the Most Distant Known Object in the Solar System
Nicknamed “Farout,” the world is 120 times farther from the Sun than Earth.
Scientists Discover ‘Super-Earth’ That’s Only Six Light Years Away
Astronomers have been looking for exoplanets around Barnard’s Star for decades. Now, they’ve finally spotted one.
This Weekend We’re Getting a Blood Moon and the Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century
Hold onto your butts people: the moon is going crazy.
Twelve New Moons Discovered Orbiting Jupiter
The moons were discovered serendipitously while astronomers hunted for the hypothetical Planet Nine.
For the First Time, Astronomers Detected a 'Ghost Particle' and Tracked it to Its Source
The IceCube Neutrino Observatory, along with over a dozen other institutions, shed light on the high-energy universe with multi-messenger astronomy.
We’re About to Get the Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century
It'll also be a blood moon.
A Black Hole Has Been Shredding a Star Twice the Size of the Sun for 10 Years
Astronomers have been watching the full fallout of a tidal disruption event for years.
This Ancient Greek Astronomy Computer May Be 1,000 Years Ahead of its Time
Deciphered text reveals the mysterious Antikythera Mechanism was a "philosopher’s guide to the galaxy."