World’s Largest Single-Aperture Radio Telescope Opens Its Eye

The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope in Guizhou, China will start operating in two to three months' time.

Chinese Satellite To Give Dutch Radio Antenna A Ride To The Moon

The radio antenna will detect radio waves, helping scientists find clues to the origins of the universe.

72 Years Of Analog Space Weather Data Goes Digital

Researchers have digitalized past analog recordings of space weather, shedding light on future patterns of plasma movement in near-Earth space.

Most Distant Oxygen Ever Detected Is 13.1 Billion Light Years Away

This discovery provides firm evidence of oxygen in the very early Universe, only 700 million years after the Big Bang.

A Supernova Origin That’s Simply Extraordinary

Decades of debate and researchers still don’t agree on the origin of extraordinary supernovae. Now, we may have evidence for one popular theory.

The Universe Just Got Larger

The Universe is currently expanding between five percent and nine percent faster than early in its life.

Supermassive Black Hole Winds Turn Up The Heat, Stopping Star Formation

Stars form when gases cool and collapse, but supermassive black holes release winds that heat up the gases in their host galaxy, preventing this from happening.

Stars That Live Fast & Die Young

Researchers have found that some stars in a nearby globular cluster are dying prematurely as they skip the Red Giant phase in their growth.

Magnetars Could Explain Super Bright Supernovas

Neutron stars called magnetars could be the power behind super-luminous supernovae, which are 10 to 100 times brighter than normal supernovae.