Newly discovered star remnants are the brightest ever seen
NGC 5907 X-1 is also the furthest pulsar ever observed.
Dwarf star's atmosphere holds the ingredients for life
It hints that the conditions for life could be more common than you think.
Gamma ray telescope spots ancient, intense black holes
It also helped detect 'hidden' rays from the Sun.
Exoplanets may have carved dusty tracks around a young star
It seems that planetary formation happens earlier than thought.
President Obama calls for a plan to deal with extreme space weather
The risk is more real than you might think.
Hubble study helps explain the heyday of galaxy formation
Gas-heavy galaxies were creating plenty of stars billions of years ago.
We still don't know why 'alien megastructure' star is dimming
Kepler telescope data proves that its light decreased over four years, but not why.
Scientists find the first water clouds beyond the Solar System
Evidence shows that a failed star has water vapor clouds.
Astronomers scan for disappearing stars
They're hopeful that this will be a hint of intelligent alien life, but it could also offer insight into quasars.