Astronomers discover the first “middleweight” black hole

Many more might be lurking in the galaxy.

What shape is the Universe, really?

The Universe is flat, according to modern research. But what does that mean?

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft to finally reach Saturn’s rings

The Cassini spacecraft, which has already had a helluva ride, is preparing for an exciting stage: studying Saturn’s rings.

Proxima Centauri is more like Earth than we thought, might host habitable planet

It’s a star party.

Black holes turn stars into spaghetti, devours them, then burp fire

If there’s one thing that black holes do extremely well, it’s drawing things to them and destroying them.

NASA prepares mission to intercept asteroid

NASA is preparing for a potentially game-changing mission: intercepting an asteroid and bringing a sample back home.

First stars formed much later than we thought

The European Space Agency’s Planck satellite has revealed some information which may force us to rethink the evolution of the early Universe.

More surprises on Ceres: astronomers discover an ice volcano

Pictures from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft seem to indicate that the dwarf planet was much more active than we thought.

Milky Way’s missing matter traced back to an explosion in its core 6 million years ago

It’s not the full picture, but its a lot more than we knew before.

Black Holes are sending quantum messages in the universe

Spinning black holes are capable of complex quantum information processes encoded in the X-ray photons emitted by the accretion disk.