Astronomers have captured a truly incredible image of two stars locked in a fight to the death, producing a stunning, if violent, cosmic masterpiece in the process.
The record-setting stellar explosion SN 2006gy was 50 billion times brighter than our sun, with a blast so energetic it baffled the scientific community. Now scientists think they have uncovered what made it so incredibly bright.
Astronomers have taken the first ever image of a black hole, which is located in a distant galaxy.
The Milky Way is full of grease-like molecules, enough ‘space grease’ for 40 trillion trillion trillion packs of butter, according to a new study that attempted to mimic interstellar dust in a laboratory.