An astronomical object resembling the curious symbol has appeared in the background of an image of the Vela Constellation.
Theoretical particle physicist Anne-Katherine Burns takes a look at the latest research and what it could all mean.
A new study has revealed details of an enigmatic star system that looks suspiciously like a spiral galaxy.
Scientists now believe that there are 100 times as many habitable worlds in our galaxy than previously thought.
Astronomers have identified a very unusual galaxy that could help improve our understanding of dark matter.
The newly released clip is a processed recording of sound waves rippling through clouds of gas and plasma.
President Joe Biden has unveiled the next-generation space telescope's first deep field images of a distant galaxy cluster.
A new study has attempted to estimate how many intelligent alien civilizations pose a threat.
Astronomers have captured the first ever image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy.
Astronomers are gearing up to announce something new about our galaxy and it has the potential to be pretty significant.
The fascinating discovery could turn what we know about galaxy formation on its head.
Evidence of a planet has been found in a distant galaxy 28 million light years away.
Scientists now believe that the odds of finding alien life in the Milky Way are far higher than anyone had realized.
Astronomers have obtained their first detailed look at a peculiar Milky Way object known as 'The Accident'.
Scientists have identified distant star systems from which the Earth could be 'discovered' by intelligent aliens.
The star, which is 100 times the size of the Sun, underwent an extended period of anomalous dimming.
Astronomers have identified a galaxy that is not only the oldest in the known universe, but also the farthest away.
Astronomers have been attempting to explain a strange phenomenon involving ghostly circular 'smoke rings'.
A new study has suggested that most alien civilizations may have already destroyed themselves.
A new NASA study has revealed just how many potentially habitable worlds there are in our galaxy.