It’s common for galaxies to have black holes at their center. In fact, our own galaxy has a pretty big one at the center. But nothing will quite prepare you for the size of NGC 4889, a galaxy with a black
A couple years ago, astronomers made a surprising discovery: A significant number of asteroids were missing from the central region of the solar system. The space rocks were plentiful in the asteroid between
It's the idea that we are reaching the absolute limit of what we can understand about the world around us through science. "The next few years may tell us whether we'll be able to continue to increase
As 2016 dawns, it’s important to recognize that just a century ago, our perception of the Universe was that: the stars, star clusters and nebulae in our Milky Way made up the entire Universe, • all matter
Or maybe you're one yourself who always gets stuck with unsophisticated gifts? Good news! The science team at Tech Insider has compiled a 2015 gift guide for science-lovers by scouring the web for stuff
Not by aliens, but by a natural event—and it was very, very powerful. Whatever it was, it subtly altered the chemistry of our planet's atmosphere, creating trace amounts of radioactive elements like chlorine-36,
The exoplanet, dubbed GJ 1132b, is about the size of Earth and lives in a solar system roughly 39 light-years from Earth, a team of scientists reported in the November 12, 2015, issue of the journal Nature.
Studying Earth to learn about Titan to learn about Earth. Ever since the Cassini spacecraft was placed into orbit around Saturn in 2004, it has been mapping the surface of Titan and basically blowing minds