| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Our sun has gone quiet. Almost too quiet.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:20 AM
A Milwaukee astronomer and colleagues have discovered a precious find: a star so old, and so cold, that it is made up of crystallized carbon better known as diamond.
David Kaplan, an astronomer from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Go to Adler Planetarium if you're feeling big in your britches, a little prideful about our species' role in things.
In Chicago's lakefront astronomy museum, there's no escaping what a little grain of sand on an enormous beach we are.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:42 PM
The sudden disappearance of a bright spot on a methane sea on Titan could add more proof that Saturn’s largest moon is a lot like Earth – just colder and gasier.
Astronomers at Cornell University were flipping between radar images of...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Happy Fourth of July, space lovers!
To help you celebrate the holiday, NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory released this image of a galactic "fireworks display" in a galaxy 23 million light years away.
That crazy explosion of color and light in the...