Astronomers capture best image yet of a star other than the sun
This is our first close-up of Antares, the brightest star in the Scorpius constellation.
ESO will upgrade its Very Large Telescope to hunt for exoplanets
The upgraded VLT will look for planets orbiting our neighboring star system, the Alpha Centauri.
Researchers discover new exoplanet orbiting triple suns
HD 131399Ab is about four times the size of Jupiter and a toasty 1,070 degrees Fahrenheit.
Astronomers find three planets in Gliese 667C's habitable zone
Astronomers have a good day when they detect one planet inside a star system's habitable zone. A m...
Infrared telescope can pick out the atmosphere on distant planets, smell what the aliens are smelling
Astronomers in Chile using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope are now able t...
VLT Survey Telescope snaps out-of-this-world photos with 268-megapixel camera
The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has just released the first batch of shots taken by its V...