Dark matter scientist Vera Rubin dies at 88
She helped fill a large gap in our understanding of the universe.
Black hole detection is becoming much easier
Scientists could double the number of known black holes within two years.
Isaac Newton text is the most expensive science book sold
When your writing changes humanity, it tends to command a premium price.
Giant black hole could be to blame for brightest supernova ever
It was twice as bright as any other supernova observed to date.
Massive galaxy cluster found 'hiding' behind the Milky Way
The Vela supercluster could help explain how our own galaxy group moves.
Scientists can directly observe alien planets with a new tool
CHARIS' successful dry run could usher in a new era of exoplanet research.
Watch the largest supermoon in 68 years
Look to the skies (or stream online) early on November 14th.
Humanity's corner of the Milky Way may be larger than expected
The galactic arm we live in could be several times bigger than previously thought.
Scientists map the Milky Way Galaxy in exceptional detail
The hydrogen data could help us understand how stars form.