An album of space images—including a poignant shot of a blacked-out North Korea—tell this month’s tale of our place in the cosmos.
It’s the most sophisticated satellite of its kind
A rare breed of black hole, 15 million light years away, sheds light on a cosmic mystery
A major haul by the Kepler space telescope has astronomers cheering
It’s not easy to tell if a distant planet orbiting a distant star is habitable, but researchers have developed a new way
A remnant of a stellar explosion zips through space—and sends us signals as it goes
Jupiter’s Ganymede gets its own map
Could this be a second chance for Jade Rabbit?
CubeSats are small satellites that help researchers collect data
It only took 400 years to explain why Venus looks bigger than Jupiter