By using the world's preeminent telescopes, astronomers peer behind a curtain of dust to find a giant star-making factory known as "Sparky."
At a resolution of just 27p, images captured by the Dawn probe as it approaches Ceres are the most detailed of the dwarf planet to date.
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.
You don't have to duck, but a good-sized asteroid will make a fairly close flyby of Earth at the end of the month.
For the first time, a distant, pulsing neutron star was there for astronomers to study -- until it disappeared. Crave's Eric Mack explains the extreme forces hiding it from view.
Haven't been finding enough alien life lately? Maybe Harvard can help with a new course that combines astronomy and biology to examine how we look for life on other planets.
If the two black holes meet, they could release as much energy as 100 million supernova explosions as they shatter their galaxy, a new study finds.
NASA pulls out all the Hubble stops with a fresh look at the unreal columns of gas surrounded by sparkling stars found in the Eagle Nebula.