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HD 131399Ab is relatively young and farther from its parent star than any confirmed planet in our solar system.
Strange object VLA J213002.08+120904 has turned out to be a new kind of black hole quietly consuming its neighbor.
The inner region sends out clock-like pulses of radiation and tsunamis of charged particles embedded in magnetic fields.
China's 30-soccer-field-wide radio telescope will start the hunt for extraterrestrials.
One dramatic consequence is that some of the star's material, stripped from the star and collected around the black hole, can be ejected in extremely narrow beams of particles at speeds approaching the speed of light.
These direct-collapse black holes may be the solution to a long-standing puzzle in astronomy: How did supermassive black holes form in the early epochs of the universe?
Hitomi met an untimely, violent end, but before that, it got an incredible glimpse of one of the largest structures in the universe.
Juno is equipped with 9 scientific instruments all dedicated to studying the largest planet in the solar system.
NASA has renewed the Hubble Space Telescope's operational contract until 2021. Here's a timeline of it's last 26 years.
A new theory introduces the idea that Mars' two moons, Phobos and Deimos, were created after an intense Martian collision.
Just before the orbital insertion, Juno took this video.
The jet in NGC 1377 reveals the presence of a supermassive black hole, but it has even more to tell us.
After a 35 minute burn, the craft is now the second to orbit Jupiter.
NASA’s Juno mission will arrive at Jupiter on the Fourth of July, after traveling some 1.7 billion miles through the solar system, and prepare to insert itself into orbit around the gas giant.
If everything goes smoothly, it will orbit the planet pole-to-pole 37 times, gathering data on Jupiter’s composition, magnetic field, core, poles and much more. And then, with its mission over, it will point itself at the planet and dive to a fiery death within the churning maelstrom that is Ju
Even after Juno's studies of Jupiter are over, studies of our largest planet and its moons will continue