This black hole resides about 54 million light-years from Earth.
10 Apr 2019 7:29 PM
Two Columbia University researchers presented their tantalising evidence for a moon.
04 Oct 2018 9:38 AM
Scientists said the planet appears as a bright spot in the snapshot taken using the ESO’s very large Telescope in Chile.
02 Jul 2018 8:18 PM
Astronomers provides insight into star formation in perhaps the most distant galaxy ever observed.
17 May 2018 8:41 PM
The unusual galaxy’s stars are speeding around with no apparent influence from dark matter, according to a study.
29 Mar 2018 4:27 PM
Hawking, who died at his home in Cambridge, England, on March 14 at age 76, became the public face of scientific genius.
15 Mar 2018 8:32 AM
Scientists have detected a signal from 180 million years after the Big Bang when the earliest stars began glowing.
01 Mar 2018 2:04 PM
New data reveal the interstellar interloper to be a rocky, cigar-shaped object with a somewhat reddish hue.
30 Nov 2017 1:43 PM
At a distance of 11 light-years, Ross 128 b is the second-closest planet to be detected yet outside our solar system.
16 Nov 2017 11:54 AM
Astronomers say they hope to measure additional points around the galaxy to produce a map — the first of its kind — over the next decade.
23 Oct 2017 7:59 AM
The new work will help astronomers allocate scarce observing time to the most promising candidates for habitability.
20 Oct 2017 11:47 AM
Thousands of astronomers found the aftermath of the merger in the sky.
17 Oct 2017 9:55 AM
As the shrinking star approaches the state of a black hole, its environment encounters stronger effect of its gravitational attraction.
28 Sep 2017 6:12 AM
A second, smaller dip that appears ahead of or behind the planet could reveal a moon.
28 Jul 2017 9:09 PM
The European Southern Observatory's (ESO) Very Large Telescope in Chile spotted three distinct groups of baby stars in the Orion nebula.
28 Jul 2017 7:44 AM
This is one of the largest known structures in the neighbourhood of the universe, 4,000 million light-years away from Earth.
14 Jul 2017 9:00 AM
As matter and energy fall into a quasar's black hole, they heat up to incredible temperatures and begin to glow.
22 May 2017 3:16 PM
Named LHS 1140b, the planet orbits a star 40 light years away
20 Apr 2017 8:13 AM
An asteroid as big as the Rock of Gibraltar will streak past Earth on April 19 at a safe but uncomfortably close distance
15 Apr 2017 7:48 AM
The targeted black hole is hidden in plain sight, lurking in the centre of the Milky Way in a region called Sagittarius constellation
13 Apr 2017 7:59 AM