A million miles from Earth, the James Webb Space Telescope will provide an unprecedented view of the early universe.
The complex dynamics of spinning tops, such as dreidels, allow for bewildering designs and handy physics demos.
The fastest-spinning white dwarf on record completes a full rotation in 25 seconds.
Reducing light pollution could be as easy as turning off a switch, but it still requires a well-coordinated effort.
The four-year process of casting the sixth of seven primary mirrors for the Giant Magellan Telescope began this month.
Dark sky tourism seeks to preserve the rich storytelling history of the indigenous people before it fades away.
The heavenly orbs are not quite stars and not quite planets.
Multiple researchers suggest that dead magnetic stars have likely been behind the rare, intense bursts of radio waves that began in 2007.
For the first time, astronomers have discovered a planet that survived the death throes of its star.
The method may be able to improve solar flare prediction using only satellite images of the sun.
We honor the spacecraft’s 16-year journey with five beautiful images from the telescope.
Some scientists have been poking at the foundations of dark energy, but many say the concept remains on solid, if mysterious, ground.