06.10.11 - The is the first complete image of the solar far side, the half of the sun invisible from Earth.
05.31.11 - Astronomers no longer peer through telescopes up at the night sky. The wonders of the universe can now be accessed right from a laptop.
05.27.11 - After two years of painstaking analysis, astronomers say a stellar blast observed by Swift was the farthest explosion yet identified.
5.27.11 - MIT students have created a miniature satellite that will be able to probe Sun-like stars for evidence of planets like our own.
05.26.11 - Tiny crystals of a green mineral called olivine are falling down like rain on a burgeoning star, according to observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
05.25.11 - NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has found a rare class of oddball stars called blue stragglers in the hub of our Milky Way, the first detected within our galaxy's bulge.
05.25.11 - Astronomers are picking through the wreckage of galactic collisions to better understand the destruction, and the creation of new stars.
05.25.11 - An assorted mix of colorful galaxies is being released today by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer mission, or WISE. The nine galaxies are a taste of what's to come.
New findings from NASA's Kepler mission were presented at the 218th American Astronomical Society meeting.
05.23.11 - Though the universe is filled with billions upon billions of stars, the discovery of a single variable star in 1923 altered the course of modern astronomy.