dark matter

Can Radio Telescopes Find Axions?

Radio telescopes may provide the best bet for detecting the tiny, invisible particles theorized to fill our universe.

Proxima Centauri b

Detecting Exoplanet Life in Our Proximity

Astrobites reports on how we might detect life on our nearby neighbor, Proxima Centauri b.


A new view of the Triangulum Galaxy reveals the motions of the hydrogen gas in its inner disk.


Who says there’s no romance in the outer solar system? A new study has identified a body that may be made up of two separate objects in contact with each other.

Binary neutron star merger

The Fate of Merging Neutron Stars

When two neutron stars collide, the new object that they make can reveal information about the interior physics of neutron stars.


Astrobites reports on what the IceCube neutrino observatory has learned about neutrinos emitted from within our own galaxy.


In a new study, scientists have used a clever test to reveal clues about the birth of speedy, Earth-sized planets.

stellar orbits

What can cause a black hole to burp? It may not always be gas from a star that was torn apart by gravity.