VIDEO: Our galaxy may seem humble, but here are a few things to know about what makes it an exceptional place
Hot Jupiters were the first kind of exoplanet found. A quarter-century later, they still perplex and captivate — and their origins hold lessons about planet formation in general.
Several new missions aim squarely at a long-standing astronomical conundrum, with the promise of improving space-weather predictions
Scientists track gas through time and space to better understand how conglomerations of stars are born and die