A team of scientists from the University of Southampton in collaboration with DES-SN, This is part of a global effort to understand dark energy, a component driving an acceleration in the expansion of the Universe.
Astronomers have identified a star 9 billion light years away from Earth – the farthest individual star ever seen by humans. Usually it is impossible to…
Scientists have discovered a planet the size of Jupiter orbiting a star that’s only half the size of the sun, contradicting theories that a star so small could form a planet so large.
NASA announced a remarkable, groundbreaking new find in a press conference on Wednesday: an entire new solar system filled with planets similar to Earth and could potentially support life. Researchers revealed that they have made perhaps the most promising exoplanet discovery ever, finding seven planets that are in orbit around a relatively nearby star,
An incredibly luminous outburst that astronomers had previously classified as possibly the brightest supernova ever actually might have been caused by the explosive death of a star torn apart by a giant black hole, a new study finds.