The monster black hole system of V404 Cygni is emitting violent bursts of X-rays after lying dormant for over a quarter century.
Stars in the CR7 galaxy could be the furnaces where heavy elements necessary for life were forged.
Astronomers created computer simulations of Pluto’s moons using data from the Hubble Space Telescope.
The European Space Agency’s Gaia mission could potentially find up to 70,000 new exoplanets in the Milky Way.
Larger galaxies are unable to create new stars at a rapid enough pace so they start to “eat” stars in neighboring galaxies.
European astronomers say the Earth’s magnetic field could flip so that compasses would point south.
Kepler-56 will devour two of its planets as it balloons into a red giant.
Red dwarfs are the most common stars in the universe, but their solar winds may blast a planet’s atmosphere into space.
Astronomers stunned to find two icy rings around a non-planetary object.
First evidence of an icy surface on Ceres, now one of the few bodies in the solar system known to have water.