Portions of an overcast sky in southeast Brazil are painted with tiny black dots — and no, it has nothing to do with birds.
Mathematicians have discovered a problem they cannot solve.
Experts have unlocked more secrets of the mysterious ancient monuments on Easter Island.
A new paper published by astrophysicists at Villanova University suggests that the planet that orbits Barnard's Star – known as Barnard b – could have the potential for extraterrestrial life if water exists on the planet. That's due to the possibility of geothermal heating, which could create an...
Last June, an incredibly bright supernova known as "The Cow" ripped across the sky, hovering above the Earth for a number of weeks. While The Cow provided significant excitement for astronomers, who learned it traveled 200 million light-years, new research suggests that it is indeed the witness of...
The crumbs left over from a supermassive black hole's recent meal have allowed scientists to calculate the monster's rotation rate, and the results are mind-boggling.
An instrument aboard the International Space Station has helped reveal how black holes release brilliant flares of X-rays, a new study finds.
Citizen scientists unveiled a distant exoplanet that is believed to be roughly twice the size of Earth and located within its star's habitable zone.
China’s Chang’e 4 lunar probe has captured a stunning panoramic picture of the far side of the Moon.
A Neolithic circle of standing stones was recently "discovered" by archaeologists in Scotland.