New map of the night sky reveals 4.4 million galaxies and other space objects

The vast majority of these objects are galaxies containing massive black holes or new, rapidly growing…

Astronomers have discovered two giant black holes spiraling toward collision

Evidence that this supermassive black hole may have a companion comes from observations by radio telescopes…

DNA reveals the largest ever human family tree, dating back 100,000 years

The research, led by scientists from the University of Oxford’s Big Data Institute, combines human genomes…

Supermassive black holes encircle in an epic cosmic dance at the heart of the galaxy

This artist’s concept shows two candidate supermassive black holes in the core of a quasar called…

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captures a star-forming space triangle

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stunning image of a “space triangle” where two galaxies…

Yutu-2 rover discovers glass globes on the far side of the moon

The two glass balls spotted by Yutu-2 rover.picture: Zhiyong Ziao et al., 2022 / Science Bulletin…

Could a planet have a mind of its own?

In a self-described “thought experiment,” University of Rochester astrophysicist Adam Frank and colleagues David Grinspoon at…

Astronomers say WASP-121b has metallic clouds

Artist’s illustration of hot Jupiter in strange weather pattern.Clarification: VFX Home Engine New observations of a…

An unprecedented solar eruption captured

It is the largest solar prominence observed in a single image with the full disk of…

Fossil of a giant flying reptile discovered on a Scottish island

Amazing 3D fossil of a previously unknown pterosaur has been discovered on the beach From the…