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.
Listen to the sounds of the Milky Way galaxy's oldest stars
Scientists have created 'music' from the oscillations of stars 13 billion years old.
ICYMI: RoboDoc beats humans, touchpad skin and more
An autonomous robot surgeon is better at keeping things alive.
Surgical robot could sew you up better than a doctor
Robot, robot knots (cue Daft Punk bassline here).
Two black holes are defying the limits of science
They're chewing up companion stars faster than physics would normally allow.
NASA catches the flash of a supernova for the first time
The Kepler space telescope has spotted the initial shockwave of an exploding star.
Hubble shows some of the galaxy's biggest, brightest stars
Some are so intense that they'll go supernova within a few million years.
Comets don't explain the strange 'alien megastructure' star
It's just as mysterious as ever.
Astronomers spot a star with a Jupiter-like storm
This brown dwarf's massive storm is reminiscent of Jupiter's Red Spot.