The nearest star beyond our own sun is 4 light-years away, but not long ago (in terms of cosmic time) a small binary star system buzzed the edge of our solar system, coming five times closer to Earth.
Ever felt a love that seemed bigger than anything you could possibly find on Earth? Wait till you see how nebulas and constellations show their softer sides.
Hubble has taken a photo of what seems to be a smiling cartoon face in the depths of space -- an effect produced by a phenomenon known as gravitational lensing.
Timey-wimey, wibbly-wobbly: scientists reckon satellites and dead stars could hold the key to the mystery of dark matter.
Behold the best look yet at a massive intergalactic train wreck in progress. It's also a glimpse at what the universe looked like when it was only half its current age.
Marvel's intergalactic misfits hit the big screen this summer, but they're blasting off into shops now in three Lego sets.
Two photographers and their students brave threatening weather in Arizona to capture these stunningly beautiful pictures of our galaxy.
Astronomers use the Very Large Telescope to reveal a space drama involving two unique stars in the Ara constellation.
You should probably read this. It's only potentially one of the most important revelations in physics since Einstein's days.
Already visible from Earth with binoculars, ISON will get up close and personal with the sun on Thanksgiving Day.