Our Galaxy's Black Hole Suddenly Lit Up and Nobody Knows Why
In May, the supermassive black hole at the core of the Milky Way become 75 times brighter in just two hours.
Scientists Just Uncovered Wild Details About How Our Modern Galaxy Formed
The European Gaia spacecraft unveils new details about a cataclysmic collision in our galaxy’s distant past.
TeamLab's 'Crystal Universe' Looks Even Better in Person
Check out new footage of teamLab’s immersive LED hall of mirrors.
A 6,000-Person Tour of the Orion Nebula Lands in Brooklyn
'The Hubble Cantata' offers a unique performance combining virtual reality, science, and classical music.
Photographer Creates Stunning Galaxies in the Darkroom
Painting and photography combine in Vanessa Marsh's invented galaxies.
Speaking to an Astrophysicist Who Just Discovered a Five Billion Year Old Galaxy
Yes, we asked her about aliens.
Blast Off into a Glorious Star Cluster to Celebrate Hubble's 25th Anniversary
NASA and ESA pay tribute to a quarter century of Hubble with splendid images of the Westerlund 2 star cluster.
Light Pollution Is No Match for the Milky Way in These Stunning Timelapses
LA filmmakers Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic ask: What would a sky without stars look like?
Sparks Fly in an Animated Tribute to Imagination
'One Bright Dot' is what happened when Clément Morin started animating a film without knowing how it would end.
Semiconductor's New Installation Is a Portal into the Cosmos
'Catching the Light' at the ArtScience Museum in Singapore features projected timelapses of raw deep space data.
Cathedral Installation Turns Text Messaged Thoughts Into Shooting Stars
Filipe Vilas-Boas brings his latest project, "Shooting Thoughts," to the French Gothic church of Saint-Eustache, Paris.
This Woman Owns the Sun and Wants to Save the World's Needy
For starters, she's giving away 90 percent of her sun-related profits.