The universe’s rate of expansion is in dispute – and we may need new physics to solve it

What is being seen is that the universe is expanding faster nearby than we would expect based on more distant measurements.

Bizarre, rogue planet boasts impressive magnetic aurora

It’s a planet — no, it’s a brown dwarf. No, it’s… both?

NASA eavesdropped on the Sun, and they made a video so you can hear it too

With a bit of help from NASA, you can now hear the sun’s roar — and it’s glorious.

How to “Weigh” Baby Planets

Weighing without using a scale.

Flock of 14 colliding galaxies set to become the largest structure in the universe

It’s quite possibly one of the most massive objects in the universe.

Scientists complete most precise star map, revealing hidden details in our galaxy

An incredibly fruitful mission sheds new secrets about the Milky Way.

Meet TESS — he’ll be finding exoplanets for the next few years

NASA’s future planet hunter has arrived — and it’s set for glory.

This is our Sun, in three different wavelengths

A trio of beautiful, and very useful images.

Dark matter may be a manifestation of extremely advanced alien life, researchers suggest

Probably the most interesting you’re going to read today.

The Milky Way might be getting bigger

The Milky Way galaxy is on an eating spree.

Astronomers use gravity to zoom in on incredibly distant star

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

Water may, ironically, be the root of Mars’ dreariness — it could have sabotaged its magnetic field

The theory shows that as long as Earth’s interior stays hot, it should avoid this fate.

In a galaxy far, far away, Dark Matter appears to be missing

The elusive dark matter surprises us once again… this time by being absent.

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.

We’ve just found the earliest traces of hydrogen, showing when the first-ever stars ignited

We’ve learned a lot about the early universe.

For the first time, astronomers have discovered individual planets outside of our galaxy

They’ve found planets in another galaxy — if that’s not jaw-dropping, I don’t know what is.

Supermassive black holes eventually stop star formation

Supermassive black holes slowly eject cold gas.

Oldest black hole found by astronomers — the gargantuan object lies 13 billion light years away from us

It’s the farthest, oldest, and perhaps most mysterious object we’ve ever discovered.

Researchers discover a planet so big it might not be a planet after all

Too big for a planet, too small for a star.

What is the Big Bang theory — how the Universe came to be

Quite possibly the biggest question in modern science.