Long-delayed Thirty Meter Telescope gets the go-ahead, for now
Protesters vow to keep fighting its construction.
Optical laser uses shockwaves to peer inside distant planets
It has as much kick as 17 Teslas discharging their batteries in a second.
Early universe 'fireworks' challenge notions of how stars form
The ancient cosmos may have been packed with tiny star incubators.
Deepest X-ray image to date uncovers a black hole bonanza
It's a window into the histories of both black holes and the universe.
Dark matter scientist Vera Rubin dies at 88
She helped fill a large gap in our understanding of the universe.
Google and Elon Musk open their AI platforms to researchers
DeepMind Lab and OpenAI's Universe give scientists a way to test their AI "agents."
Test can show if the speed of light has changed
If it has, we'll have to rethink our view of the early universe.
Massive galaxy cluster found 'hiding' behind the Milky Way
The Vela supercluster could help explain how our own galaxy group moves.
Universe may hold 10 times more galaxies than once thought
We just can't see most of them.