Europe's Gaia satellite has produced a "stunning" 3-D map, published, of more than a billion stars in our Milky Way galaxy, complete with their distance from Earth, their colour, and their motion through space.
The discovery of three planets that circle a small, dim star could bolster the chances of finding life beyond Earth, astronomers said on Monday.
MIAMI: Astronomers have located the most distant galaxy ever measured in the universe, and it looks like a bright blue mass of stars some 13.1 billion light-years from Earth.
SAN JOSE: For decades, US astrophysicists seeking to make contact with extraterrestrials have basically just been listening for signals from space.
CAPE CANAVERAL: Forty-five years after the first Apollo lunar landing, the United States remains divided about the moon's role in future human space exploration.