Astronomers Find Strong Evidence There is a Supermassive Black Hole at the Center of Our Galaxy
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.
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Astronomers Snap the Most Detailed Image of an Alien Star Yet
Life comes at you fast when you are a red supergiant star.
The World's Largest Telescope Is Being Built So We Can Finally Find Aliens
A video touting the ELT says it's the biggest telescope currently under construction and could be the first to spot aliens.
Pretend You’re Anywhere But Here in These TRAPPIST-1 Concept Videos
Experience everyone’s new favorite solar system in VR.
There'd Better Be Some Goddamn Aliens in This Solar System Loaded With Earth-Sized Planets
A newly discovered seven-planet system is our “best bet” for finding life.
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In Darker Times, We Can Always Escape to 'Morrowind'
The third game in The Elder Scrolls series offers respite from a grim reality.
Massive Telescope Will Be Upgraded to Study the Nearest Exoplanets to Earth
Proxima b is the closest known exoplanet to our solar system. Now the Very Large Telescope will look for its neighbors.
Start Rolling Your Blunts: Spherical Planetarium Videos Are Here
Pair these videos with some spacedub made from ripples in the curvature of spacetime, and send your mind to the stars.
Watch This White Dwarf Mercilessly Wail On Its Red Dwarf Friend
“We realised we were seeing something extraordinary the more we progressed with our observations.”
Check Out These Images of Jupiter’s Glowing Cloud Layers
The new images give us a sneak peek at what Juno will witness as it orbits the gas giant.
Two Years On, 'Elder Scrolls Online' Is Finally Kinda Like 'Skyrim'
Upcoming patch removes levels, alliance restrictions, and possibly breathes new life into ZeniMax Online's MMORPG.
This Is What the Most Powerful Ground Telescope on Earth Will Look Like
The European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) lives up to its name in a new concept animation.