Parallel jets provide astronomers with some of the most powerful evidence that a supermassive black hole lurks in the heart of most galaxies.
Astronomers discovered the largest feature in the universe, which lies 5 billion light years across.
Researchers reported that the $2 billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) may have detected particles produced by “cosmic glue” the dark matter, which makes up 27%
How big are Galaxies? Using images made from NASA and ESA observation missions Arecibo astrophysicist Rhys Taylor, illustrates the relative sizes of 25 selected galaxies,
These are the Earliest Views yet of the Universe by Hubble Space Telescope. Astronomers found a group of very young galaxies that formed when the
This computer animation (after the jump), created using new software called Arepo, simulates 9 billion years of our universe history. The new software can accurately
Researchers at JPL and Caltech have developed an instrument for exploring the universe and the quantum world. This new type of amplifier (a device that
The two galaxies called NGC 3314 by Hubble Space Telescope, look as if they are colliding, but they are actually separated by tens of millions
Galaxies with the most powerful, active, supermassive black holes at their cores produce fewer stars than galaxies with less ones. This is from new data
The year of exoplanets. The Kepler space observatory to discover Earth-like planets orbiting other stars. The spacecraft, named in honor of the 17th-century German astronomer