By using the world's preeminent telescopes, astronomers peer behind a curtain of dust to find a giant star-making factory known as "Sparky."
A giant star in the Canis Majoris constellation isn't acting like itself, and scientists are doing their best to figure out why.
Speaking to Congress, two astronomers from SETI describe the chances of finding aliens as almost 100 percent.
Scientists pull a needle out of a haystack and identify a star that dates back to shortly after the Big Bang.
NASA has also released a brand-new video that describes why the icy moon's vast sea might just be the perfect place to find life beyond Earth.
November was a whirl of space news, and on this month's show we couldn't get enough of epic sexy math, Twitter's contribution to world space programs and the truth about ancient Mars.
Carl Sagan famously said that the death of ancient stars helped to create us. Huh? Here's a quick primer on what he meant.
This massive replica skeleton will complete your life with its toothy grin -- even if it won't fit in your house.
The discovery of a new unusually bright dead star leads astronomers to question assumptions about a type of cosmic radiation -- and pulsars themselves.
Astronomers have located a black hole that appears to be from a new class of cosmic champion eaters.