Gravitational waves might be created at the centre of most galaxies

Looks like we can expect more gravitational waves in the near future.

Researchers map out the age of the Milky Way’s “heart”

Our galaxy still holds many secrets.

Astronomers use gravity to zoom in on incredibly distant star

A new take on the whole ‘twinkle twinkle’ thing.

Some 70,000 years ago, a rogue star duo whooshed by our solar system — and early humans probably saw it

If you happened to be alive 70,000 years ago, you’d be in for quite a show.

Strange object ‘Oumuamua likely came from another solar system

We’re still learning much from our interstellar visitor.

Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt is still ‘evolving’

Ceres doesn’t get as much love as Pluto, but perhaps it should.

Twinkle, twinkle: Researchers find new clues about extremely bright neutron stars

These stars are bending the laws of physics.

NASA’s New Horizons probe snaps farthest image from Earth

There’s a man-made shuttle at the edge of the solar system, taking photos. It’s mind bending.

The Search for Alien Life: We Have Been Looking in the Wrong Places

If there are any, aliens should be less conspicuous and charismatic-looking than most people think.

Crowdsourcing astronomy: Citizen scientists discover new rocky planets locked in resonance

Citizen scientists found five “musical” exoplanet.

For the first time ever, our solar system is getting an outside visitor

Put the kettle on, we have a visitor.

Researchers find tantalizing evidence of mid-sized black hole in the Milky Way

If confirmed, this could indicate a remarkable progress in modern physics.

TRAPPIST-1, the dwarf star with seven Earth-sized planets, is older than our solar system

This could be both good and bad for potential extraterrestrial life.

We really are made of star stuff: half of the atoms inside us come from intergalactic space

Aside from the romantic aspect, the study also offers an important scientific perspective.

NASA: We just can’t afford to land humans on Mars

Oh boy…

The sun likely has a lost twin called ‘Nemesis’, as do most stars like it

It sounds like the plot of a bad movie — but it’s just science.

Citizen scientists discover new cold star close to our solar system

In this day and age, everyone can be a scientist.

Latest results from Juno mission reveal massive surprises about Jupiter

Think you know Jupiter? Think again!

Scientists find water clouds and exotic, primitive atmosphere on a “warm Neptune”

We didn’t even know this kind of planet can exist.

Ancient carvings show comet struck Earth, triggering mini Ice Age

When you can correlate computer models of comets with carvings from 13 millennia ago — that’s got to feel good.