Our coverage sheds light on the boundless darkness, the physical violence and the mysterious, awesome reaches of our universe. We ponder how it all began and about our place in the cosmos: Are we alone? Is there life on other planets? Will interplanetary travel save the human race? We also explore space through images, videos and illustration.
About 100 years ago Henrietta Swan Leavitt helped prove the existence of other galaxies. She is still inspiring astronomers today (infographic).
New theoretical model predicts stars that fail to go supernovae may still not go gentle into that good night.
The fast-growing next-gen mobile network may threaten future radio astronomers' ability to detect signals from space.
The giant black hole is one of the biggest ever observed from this far back in time.