Some supernovae have a reserve tank of radioactive fuel that cuts in and powers their explosions for three times longer than astronomers had previously thought.
The New Horizons satellite has collected data about an object that is in the the Kuiper Belt.
Astronomers have discovered an Earth-like exoplanet that is the size of Neptune.
A new NASA study modeling conditions in the ocean of Jupiter’s moon Europa suggests that the necessary balance of chemical energy for life could exist there, even if the moon lacks volcanic hydrothermal activity.
New Horizons has observed on how Pluto’s atmosphere effects ultraviolet rays passing through it, and how it effects we observe stars beyond it.
There are about 200 billion stars in our galaxy, with 40 billion of them like our sun.
A huge unnamed dwarf planet, being categorized as 2007 OR10, has flown closer than most astronomers have realized.
In a distant part of space, astronomers have discovered the presence of Helium-3 being naturally produced.
This sequence of images taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope shows Comet 252P/LINEAR as it passed by Earth. The visit was one of the closest encounters between a comet and our planet.
NASA’s Kepler mission has verified 1,284 new planets – the single largest finding of planets to date.