Since it was first launched in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has shed light on many mysteries of our universe. And after more than 30 years, it continues to impress. Most recently, it discovered what astronomers believe is the first of its kind—a roving black hole left free to wander the galaxy. Usually, black holes sit at the center of a galaxy or are paired with associated stars.
In the summer of 2020, the world was enthralled with the Comet Neowise, which only makes an appearance every 6,800...
Sometimes the stars align, and other times the planets do.
When we gaze out into the night sky, all may appear calm, but looks can be deceiving. Though we may not feel it, our galaxy—the Milky Way—is hurtling through the universe at an astonishing 1.3 million miles per hour. And, it's on a crash course with its neighbor—the Andromeda Galaxy. While these spiral galaxies are 2.5 million light years apart, that won't always be the case.
The total lunar eclipse on May 15, 2022, was a spectacular sight with many photographers capturing amazing astrophotography shots.
As the countdown to the James Webb Space Telescope‘s first observations dwindles down, NASA is treating us to more good...
On the day of Vincent Ledvina’s college graduation, the stars aligned to create a truly spectacular photo. Well, it wasn't the stars as much as it was the Moon and the Earth; an awe-inspiring total lunar eclipse happened on the same day as his ceremony. For about 85 minutes on Sunday, May 15, 2022, the Moon was completely in Earth’s shadow and transformed into a reddish-orange orb.
For nearly 10 years, NASA's Curiosity rover has been traversing Mars in an effort to learn more about the Red...
The Moon on the evening of May 15, 2022, was a spectacular sight.
Three years ago, the public was finally able to see the first photo of a black hole. Now, a group of over 300 researchers from 80 global institutions have come together to produce the first image of the black hole that sits at the center of our own galaxy. This black hole, known as Sagittarius A* or Sgr A*, sits 27,000 light-years away from Earth in the Milky Way.
One year after its history-making first flight, the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter is once again proving its value.
Comets are basically icy space trash left over from the formation of the planets of our Solar System.