The branch of astronomy concerned with the physical nature of stars and other celestial bodies, and the application of the laws and theories of physics to the interpretation of astronomical observations.
Estimating the supernovae kill zone.
Sponsored by the Southern California Desert Video Astronomers, the public program featured a documentary, 3D…
Recognition has been given for company's contribution to the development of radio astronomy technology.
Scientists discover a vast wave of hot gas in the nearby Perseus galaxy cluster.
Cassini prepares to once again boldly go where no spacecraft has gone before: into the gap between Saturn and its…
'Iceball' Planet Discovered Through Microlensing
Cosmologists at Durham University have produced further evidence of the existence of dark matter.
Astronomers have captured multiple images of a Type Ia supernova—the brilliant explosion of a star—appearing in…
Chile's Atacama Desert is the driest non-polar desert on Earth: few places are as hostile to life.
Image of a black hole has been snapped for the first time.