Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
Ever-improving telescope technologies enable astrophysicists to peel back nature's layers, solving stubborn mysteries
Computer models predict the dynamics of galaxies, both inside their astrophysical borders and outside into their broader cosmic environments
Astronomers continue to gain new insight into the ways of galaxies, the most significant individual structures found in the cosmos
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