There's so much we don't know about the Universe we live in. And from what we do know, it's safe to conclude that it's trying to kill us.
In a new study, cosmologists from the University College London and Imperial College London looked at the cosmic microwave background to test one of the main hypotheses in the standard model of cosmology - the Copernican principle.
The light from MOO J1142 + 1527 takes an exceptionally long time to reach Earth. This gives scientists the opportunity to look 8. 5 billion years in the past - when the Universe was very young.
There are several exceptional astronomical events that will occur by the end of 2016. The majority of these will be visible with the naked eye.
In the race to see which country will be the first to find extraterrestrial life, China has shot forward. The country has officially announced that at the beginning of July it finished construction on the largest radio telescope in the world.
Five years after NASA launched the Juno spacecraft from Earth, it has finally arrived at Jupiter's orbit to study the largest planet in our Solar System in greater detail.
Why is there more matter than antimatter? Currently, scientists accept that matter and antimatter are 2 extremes of the same thing. When they come together they destroy each other.
The Wow! signal, detected for the first time in the year 1977, is one of the few pieces of evidence that has been taken seriously by experts around the world as a possible extraterrestrial signal.
On March 22 this year, the comet P/2016 BA14 Panstarrs will fly by our Earth. It will pass by a record close 2. 1 million miles, which equals to 9 times the distance between Earth and our Moon.
Astronauts Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko have returned to Earth after a full 340 days in Space. They have shed light on how the human body reacts to such an extended period of 0 gravity.