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Cosmic Inflation & Gravitational Waves: Complete Coverage of Major Discovery

On March 17, 2014 scientists announced the first direct detection of the cosmic inflation behind the rapid expansion of the universe just a tiny …

A new innovative instrument called MUSE has been successfully installed on ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Paranal Observatory in northern Chile. See the amazing photos here:

See amazing photos of Saturn's glorious rings up close:



Astrophotographer Steve Coates sent in a photo of Barnard 33, the Horsehead Nebula, taken from what he calls his "light-polluted backyard" in Ocala, Florida. More space pics: