Gravitational Waves Reveal Universe’s Expansion

Gravitational wave cosmology is opening a new window into the universe’s past.

Supporting Science At All Scales

Supercomputers are helping scientists investigate phenomena at all scales, from the cosmos to quantum mechanics.

Still No Solution To The Mystery Of The Missing Lithium

The rate decay of beryllium into helium is too slow to explain the Universe's missing lithium, researchers say.

Is The Truth Out There? FAST To Find Out

The FAST telescope in China is the latest addition to the Breakthrough Listen program, part of a set of long-term astronomical programs exploring the universe.

Forget Pokémon. Hunt For Centaur Rings Instead!

It is highly likely that minor planets called centaurs with rings or small moons exist, awaiting discovery by future observations.

The Universe’s Oldest Supernovae Burn Bright & Blue

The color of supernovae during a specific phase could help researchers detect the most distant and oldest supernovae in the Universe.

China Builds World’s Largest Something

Just how accurate are the reports, chatter and hype surrounding China’s glittering new Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope?

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.

Citizen Scientists Find Rare Galaxy Cluster

While poring over telescope images, two volunteers in an international citizen science project found a rare galaxy cluster, which was later named after them.

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.