Amid cloudy skies, a nearby stellar explosion is spotted.
Telescope observations reveal atmospheric water on exoplanets.
The United Nations calls for an asteroid defense plan.
Constant vigilance rewards hobbyist astronomers.
A pulsing star at our galaxy’s heart shares a black hole’s secrets.
Observations of a star’s magnetic field reveal unusual behavior.
Two giant galaxies combine to form a massive ellipse.
Planet-forming particles swarm an unlikely star host.
Plentiful ice in the Saturn system hints at its age.
Astronomers measure how fast a black hole spins.