The gas giant now has 79 confirmed moons, including a new “oddball” one.
James Gaines, Contributor
This month we appreciate how images can take us on a journey to better understand the universe.
Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator
A new study suggests also looking for "bioessential" elements when searching for alien life.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Peruse pictures that peer at neighboring galaxies, distant lonely stars and the sky above an erupting volcano.
Just as sailors can look to constellations for their bearings, interplanetary travelers could use pulsars to navigate the universe.
Enjoy a rainbow of pictures this month, featuring Hubble's 28th anniversary image and the richest image of the Milky Way Galaxy yet.
Peer into the distant past this month with images of Scholz's star, the Crab Nebula and more.
We explore how powerful your laser needs to be to get noticed on Mars and beyond.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Peer into the most massive black holes in the universe and marvel at extreme solar flares this month.
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