NASA Photo Shows A Psychedelic PlutoA false-color image of the dwarf planet reveals previously hidden features on its surface.
Astronomers: Strange Star May Hold Clues To Another Intelligent CivilizationAstronomers say strange light and dark patterns observed by the most sensitive telescopes may be the first evidence of intelligent life on another planet.
Stellar "Amniotic Sac" Gives Insight Into Our Solar System's BirthA young star 325 light-years from Earth may offer a glimpse into the creation of our solar system.
Astronomers: Monster Black Hole Wakes Up After 26 YearsThe monster black hole system of V404 Cygni is emitting violent bursts of X-rays after lying dormant for over a quarter century.
Astronomers Find Brightest Galaxy In Early Universe, May Hold Clues To Origins Of LifeStars in the CR7 galaxy could be the furnaces where heavy elements necessary for life were forged.
NASA's Hubble Shows Pluto's Moons Tumbling In ChaosAstronomers created computer simulations of Pluto's moons using data from the Hubble Space Telescope.
Study: European Spacecraft Could Find 70,000 New Alien WorldsThe European Space Agency's Gaia mission could potentially find up to 70,000 new exoplanets in the Milky Way.
Study: Monster Galaxies Resort To Cannibalism To Keep GrowingLarger galaxies are unable to create new stars at a rapid enough pace so they start to "eat" stars in neighboring galaxies.
Data: Earth's Magnetic Field Weakening 10 Times Faster Than Originally ThoughtEuropean astronomers say the Earth's magnetic field could flip so that compasses would point south.
Astronomers Find Star That Will Gobble Up Its PlanetsKepler-56 will devour two of its planets as it balloons into a red giant.
Scientists: The Universe's Most Common Stars Could Make Alien Life ImpossibleRed dwarfs are the most common stars in the universe, but their solar winds may blast a planet's atmosphere into space.
Icy Rings Discovered Around AsteroidAstronomers stunned to find two icy rings around a non-planetary object.