How to Take Stunning Pictures of Space at Home
We talked to skywatchers from around the world to find out how they got their most incredible shots and how anyone can do the same—anywhere, on any budget, even during a pandemic.
Scientists Discover ‘Regular Patterns' in Group of Mysterious Pulsing Stars
For the first time, scientists have detected clear patterns in a group of humongous and noisy stars that could unlock secrets about how our galaxy formed.
Scientists Have Discovered the Nearest Known Black Hole to Earth
The "dark" black hole is so close to Earth that you can see the system it's in with the naked eye, and hints that there may be many more hidden black holes in the universe.
Our Galaxy Is Mysteriously Distorting and Nobody Knows Why
The Milky Way's edges are warping and distorting in strange ways. A new study suggests the latest possible answer: another galaxy is messing with us.
A Mysterious ‘Heatwave’ Blast From a Massive Star Was Detected on Earth
Only three such blasts have ever been detected by scientists, making them an extremely rare and weird phenomenon that can teach us about how stars form.