A Newly Discovered Type of Galaxy Keeps Producing Stars as It Dies
'Cold quasars' offer an unprecedented look at the transition between active star-forming galaxies and dead galactic bodies.
Ancient Starlight Just Helped Confirm the Reality of Quantum Entanglement
“The real estate left over for the skeptics of quantum mechanics has shrunk considerably."
Watch These Stunning Models of the Largest Star Map Ever Created
The European Gaia telescope releases data on 1.7 billion stars.
Four Quasars in One Nebula: Scientists Find an Incredible Astronomical First
Why it’s so astronomically unlikely to find a cluster of four quasars.
The Hubble Space Telescope Delivers Images of Ethereal Green 'Phantoms'
Quasars just get stranger.
This Enormous, Ancient Black Hole Defies the Laws of Physics
Quasars are quazy.
Why Black Holes Barf Scorching Winds of High-Energy X-Rays
Astronomers are only now getting a handle on one of the driving forces behind galactic growth.
Astronomers Clocked the Spin of a Quasar That's 10 Billion Light Years Away
And hot damn, is that thing ever spinning up a storm.
There's a Tiny, 60-Mile Black Hole Inside the Galaxy You Can See with Binoculars
Astronomers have found an oddly tiny "fast and furious" black hole inside one of the most dramatic celestial objects in the night sky.
Astronomers Used Quasars as Flashlights to Illuminate the Dark Matter Between Galaxies
No, literally. Quasars make great cosmic flashlights in a pinch.
Revealing the Galactic Weirdness of Quasars Through Art
The creator's behind slap!HQ bring a cosmic enigma to life.