NASA's James Webb telescope is one step closer to launch
The telescope has undergone rigorous testing ahead of its launch next year.
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.
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.