The new research offers important insights about how animals, particularly birds, may adapt to the rapid rise in temperatures driven by global climate change
The method overcomes the challenges of dust that block the view of some of the Milky Way's stars.
Stars powered with dark matter still need proving but could reveal clues about the nature of one of the universe’s great mysteries.
At about 9 solar masses, this black hole is a real lightweight compared to previously seen ones in the early universe that are typically 1...
The earliest stages of developing life have been, in many ways, a black box for researchers before now.
A team of astrophysicists has found evidence for gravitational waves that oscillate with periods of years to decades.
Astrometry uses the shift in a star’s position on the sky relative to other stars to infer the existence of orbiting planets.
All complex life, a.k.a. eukaryotes, trace their roots to a common Asgard archaean ancestor.
A group of scientists and engineers that includes researchers from The University of Texas at Austin has created a new class of materials that can...
Astronomers used the Hobby-Eberly Telescope (HET) at the McDonald Observatory to discover some of the longest tails of gas yet observed escaping a planet.