Supermassive black hole dislodged from its galactic throne travels at 5 million mph

In the aftermath of a titanic galactic battle, a merged black hole caused some waves.

Researchers spot the biggest brown dwarf ever, trailing at the edge of the Milky Way

Surprisingly pure.

Curiosity’s wheel grousers show damage after five years of off-roading on Mars


Landslide spotted on comet for the first time using Rosetta’s images

Comets are far more geologically active than we thought.

Astronomers zoom in on baby solar system only 300 light-years away that’s forcing us to rethink planetary formation

In a rare opportunity, scientists are studying how planets are forming in a very young solar system. They got more than they bargained for.

Researchers found a supermassive black hole choking on its meal


To birth supermassive black holes in the early universe, some galaxies may have had to be sacrificed

A new study offers an unorthodox explanation for how supermassive black hole formed in the early Universe.

The Origins of Water Ice on Mercury

Who would expect water on the nearest planet to the Sun?

NASA plans to use repellent coatings to coax liquids into flowing even when there is no “down”

Not a problem many would even think possible — but a real one nonetheless.

NASA wants to create the coolest spot in the universe

It’s cool, and it’s totally out there!