The latest headlines from around the cosmos.
A snapshot from the Digital Universe shows a representation of the Fermi bubbles emerging from our Milky Way galaxy. Lines show the view from Earth to distant quasars, used to determine that the Fermi bubbles formed millions of years ago during an outburst from the Milky Way’s central supermassive black hole.
You may have heard the rumor—that a supermassive black hole lurks at the center of our galaxy? It's true.
How do black holes form? And why do they always feel like the popular kids in school?
In lieu of a live planetarium show, Ryan Wyatt highlights his favorite astronomy stories from the past month.
News Headline, Gravitational waves, gamma ray bursts, and reading between the lines.
Even water needs sunscreen when the stars are this close.
We're well-protected from solar radiation. But what about life on other planets and moons? Could it survive?
Could we use space debris to find technologically advanced life on other planets?
The dark streaks on Mars may have no equivalent on Earth.
In water, cosmic rays break the speed limit and reveal their origins…