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Marvel at the lives and deaths of stars across the universe.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

The SETI Institute leads the hunt for extraterrestrials, which has entered a new phase with myriad planets to focus on.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Data from the second probe to reach interstellar space helps scientists form a more complete picture of the boundary between the sun and the stars. 

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Quiver at the sight of skeletal galaxies, stellar pumpkins and ghostly interstellar visitors.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Researchers find plausible, alien-free explanation for observations of star KIC 8462852.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

New research suggests the interstellar interlopers may indicate the presence of a vast number of as yet undetected giant exoplanets.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Enjoy the start of astronomical autumn with black holes, a comet, star clusters and other stunning images.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Image set in space with watery, bluish planet in foreground and faint star in background.

Planet K2-18b is about twice as wide as Earth and located about 110 light-years away.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Take a tour through the lenses of space telescopes.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

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