When the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) blasted off from French Guiana Dec. 25, 2021, astronomers anticipated it would ...
Meteor impacts are an inevitable part of being a rocky planet. The craters they leave behind are a window into the tumultuous ...
Amateur astronomers discovered the never-before-seen arc of nebulosity right next to the Andromeda Galaxy, but researchers ...
From the Big Bang to dark energy, knowledge of the cosmos has sped up in the past century — but big questions linger.
As backyard observers may know, some modest telescopes lack the optics or aperture to cleanly resolve deep-sky objects like ...
NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter recently snapped an unexpected — and adorable — image of a martian formation that bears a ...
The largest black holes in the universe can have masses hundreds of millions of times that of the Sun. So, it understandably ...
This gorgeous new image from the James Webb Space Telescope shows how astronomers are using the infrared observatory to look for the building blocks of life in the universe.
Now, researchers at Peking University in China have released new findings about Earth’s inner core: its spin rate has slowed.
You would have to dig nearly 2,000 miles before reaching Earth’s core – and the 10,000-degree Fahrenheit temperature there ...
Everybody's favorite planet, Mars, passes between two big and bright star clusters. And for some lucky observers, on Jan. 30, ...
Dickinson, a former member of Astronomy magazine's staff, led a life dedicated to revealing the wonders of the universe to countless others.