Blue moons, a month without a moon, and a total lunar eclipse!
The latest headlines from around the cosmos.
Thick layers of Martian ice await future researchers!
Airborne observations chart a new route to understanding how stars form.
Astronomers are now involving citizens in their search for the mysterious ninth planet in our solar system.
The first observational evidence for star formation in speedy outflows from galactic centers.
A fluorescing galaxy provides a technique for understanding the stunted growth of the smallest galaxies.
Schematic representation of rotating disc galaxies in the early Universe (right) and the present day (left). Observations with ESO's Very Large Telescope suggest that such massive star-forming disc galaxies in the early Universe were less influenced by dark matter (shown in red), as it was less concentrated.
Galaxies far, far away have less dark matter than galaxies nearby…
Einstein’s birthday present from Italy—laser gyros! (No pita needed.)
Martian meteorites could suggest that the Red Planet has an even wetter history than previously thought.
Astronomers discover the most distant dusty galaxy ever observed.
Volcanoes have the potential to make distant exoplanets potentially habitable.
NASAs upcoming Europa mission has cleared an important hurdle.