Astronomers based at the University of Sheffield have found evidence that stars are ripped apart by supermassive black holes 100 times more often than previously thought.
Thousands of schoolchildren in Kenya are getting a rare opportunity to look at the stars.
An Ariane 5, operated by Arianespace, has delivered the Sky Brasil-1 and Telkom-3S telecom satellites into their planned orbits.
A long time ago, in a galaxy far away, a supergiant red star ended its life in a spectacular explosion known as a supernova.
A meteor over Lake Michigan lit up the sky Monday morning across several states in the Midwest.
An international team led by researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) and the University of La Laguna (ULL) has discovered one of the brightest "non-active" galaxies in the early universe. Finding ...
Careful sleuthing through decade-old images has enabled ESA's asteroid team to decide that a newly discovered space rock poses little threat of hitting Earth any time soon.
The world's largest digital survey of the visible Universe, mapping billions of stars and galaxies, has been publicly released.
December is a month of celebration throughout the world and across cultures and religions.
Astronomers have obtained observations of the smallest asteroid ever characterized in detail. At 2 meters (6 feet) in diameter, the tiny space rock is small enough to be straddled by a person in a hypothetical space-themed ...