The latest headlines from around the cosmos.
A new discovery has given astronomers a glimpse of a galaxy that seems to be free of dark matter.
The Kepler spacecraft is running out of fuel, but will keep doing science until the day its tank runs dry.
Thick layers of Martian ice await future researchers!
NASAs upcoming Europa mission has cleared an important hurdle.
Hydrocode simulation of an impact of a Venus-sized rock/iron planet colliding with a six Earth-mass planet. The collision creates a disk of rock fragments, liquid, and vapor massive enough to create a moon of 0.1 Earth masses, large enough to be detected by Kepler. Colors indicate the density of material, with solids depicted by orange/red hues, and liquid/vapor depicted by green/blue hues.
Could exomoons be large enough for Kepler to detect?
Astronomers reveal a rare view of a dying, supermassive star.
A new type of pulsar is discovered sending powerful beams to its binary partner.
Stray black holes in our galaxy may be getting a little easier to find.
Mysterious emanations from the Moon may offer clues to Earth’s deep past.