First observed interstellar object is a speedy, cigar-shaped asteroid
It has been traveling for hundreds of millions of years.
Astronomers just measured a whole lot more than gravitational waves
Researchers around the world are collecting troves of new data from this latest event.
Long-delayed Thirty Meter Telescope gets the go-ahead, for now
Protesters vow to keep fighting its construction.
NASA pushes James Webb Space Telescope launch to Spring 2019
The integration of its spacecraft parts could delay liftoff by up to eight months.
Hurricane Maria wreaks havoc on Arecibo radio telescope
It's compounding an already terrible situation.
Scientists want to explore asteroids with a fleet of nanoprobes
Researchers presented a mission plan today at the European Planetary Science Congress.
Astronomers use AI to reduce analysis time from months to seconds
A neural network was able to quickly extract information from images of gravitational lensing.
Kickstarter commemorates Voyager with projects celebrating humanity
‘Projects of Earth’ campaigns are launching at the same time the Voyager probes did.
Solar eclipse gives NASA a rare opportunity to study Mercury
Jets with infrared telescopes will try to figure out what it's made of.