New estimate for alien Earths: 2 billion in our galaxy alone...
Scientists are seeking out worlds that are roughly the size of Earth and are the right distance from their suns to have liquid water on the planet.
30 Dazzling Star Trail Photos to Calm Your Mind
The Eagle Nebula in Mapped Color
Chromoscope - View the Universe in different wavelengths...
Ever wanted X-ray specs or super-human vision? Chromoscope lets you explore the entire sky, including our Galaxy (the Milky Way) and the distant Universe, in spanning the electromagnetic spectrum: gamma-ray, x-ray, visible, hydrogen α, near-infrared...
11 Deep Space Photos You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped...
At $1.5 billion, Hubble has been showing us views of space that we couldn't replicate with the dorkiest of fantasy geek minds.
Stargazer Snaps Amazing Photo of Deep Space Oasis
The galaxy NGC 4214 glows brightly in this photo captured by space photographer Jeffrey O. Johnson.
15 Common Astronomy Myths
This list looks at 15 commonly believed factlets about astronomy which are wrong. This is derived (in small part) by the excellent book
Degenerate dwarfs viciously tear neighbors limb from limb...
NASA - Comet PANSTARRS Rises to the Occasion Mid-March
A beautiful comet with a bulky name is making an appearance this month for lucky sky-watchers in some parts of the world.
Perspective: Astronauts Have It
How much does an orbital billboard cost?
Sedna, a Planet-Like Body Discovered at Fringes of Our Solar...
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has measured the largest object in the solar system ever seen since the discovery of Pluto 72 years ago.