Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
TESS is discovering the best candidate worlds for detailed follow-up by future telescopes, which will scour these realms for signs of life
New discoveries roll in, while even newer ones look to be just around the bend
As Earth's premier hunter of gravitational waves, LIGO is making a killing.
A batch of new findings remind us that despite how much we seem to know, there is much we don't.
Scientists aren't sure, and all of cosmic history depends on it
Astrophysically speaking, Star Wars' Yoda was wrong when he said "size matters not"
A new study says dark matter shouldn't be written off in accounting for a weird glow in our Milky Way
A team of researchers from Japan identify 1800 new supernovae, including 58 Type Ia supernovae 8 billion light years away.
Instead of ballooning into spheres, as once thought, early supernovae ejected jets that may have seeded new stars.
Beneath Italian mountains, UChicago scientists help catch rare decay of xenon-124