Hubble discovers that dwarf planet Makemake has a moon
It's 1,300 times fainter than the celestial body it's orbiting.
NASA's Kepler space telescope is back in good health
The mission crew successfully brought their spacecraft back from the brink.
NASA's resurrected telescope seeks wandering planets
Kepler will use "gravitational lensing" to spot Milky Way exoplanets.
Amateur astronomers caught a Jupiter impact on camera
An asteroid or comet smacked into the gas giant, and there's telescope video to prove it.
NASA's next space telescope sees 100 times more than Hubble
WFIRST's extremely large viewing area will help you understand the universe.
ICYMI: NASA's new telescope, amazing robot hand and more
Hubble might be able to analyze exoplanet atmosphere, but the new one will cover 100 times the area.
Exoplanet census suggests Earth really is special
Pale Blue Dot FTW!
Japan's X-ray satellite Astro-H will soon blast off to space
It's JAXA's most powerful x-ray observatory yet.
Lockheed Martin works on smaller, more powerful telescope tech
SPIDER uses thousands of tiny lenses to peer into space.