Astronomers suspect that gravitational waves, first theorized by Albert Einstein, kicked the rogue black hole out of its galactic core after the collision of two galaxies.
A team of astronomers has mapped distortions caused by the dust that pervades our galaxy in order to begin measuring how quickly the universe is expanding.
Recent studies parsing data from the Rosetta mission theorize how the comet's odd shape was formed and scrutinize various long-term changes in its structure, like collapsing cliffs.
A giant planet is in a death spiral as it circles nearer and nearer to the star that it orbits, with its doom only a matter of time.
Astrophysicists at MIT have gained new insight into the energy that radiates from a feeding black hole as it tears apart a nearby star.
Scientists had a few possible explanations for transient features spotted on Saturn's largest moon, but a new study points to a theory that may prove to be the most likely reason: Titan's seas are bubbling with nitrogen.
NASA spending on Earth science for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 would also fall under President Donald Trump's budget proposal.
Scientists don't know how the cosmic odd couple came to exist, or how long their intimate tango will last.
Conditions on Saturn's largest moon could make Titan the best place in our solar system for us to test ideas about the diversity of life in space.
New evidence for the dwarf planet's icy volcanism, called cryovolcanism, came from NASA's Dawn space probe, which orbits Ceres.