The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) is set to release its first results – tune in wherever you are in the world
Unusual radio signals have been found coming from deep space
Detections of fast radio bursts at low frequencies also provide a new clue to the astrophysical puzzle
What’s the secret to the most luminous galaxy’s incredible brightness?
The secret ingredient is stealing the material from at least three neighbouring galaxies
Water vapour has been spotted being ejected from a newly forming star
Using ALMA’s previously untested high-frequency capabilities, ALMA was able to detect make the detection of a rare cosmic molecule
Distant quasar imaged in unprecedented detail
This quasar could tell astronomers a lot about the state of the early universe and the first-ever galaxies
Astronomers detect signals from the first stars ever born
Observations of the universe’s oldest light, the Cosmic Microwave Background, has revealed the first stars formed 13.6 billion years ago
New radio image reveals the true grace of nearby dwarf galaxy
Australia’s new radio telescope has revealed the complexity of the Small Magellanic Cloud’s structure
Unexpected nitrogen discovered in ‘butterfly-shaped’ star cloud
The stellar formation area has a peculiar section of compounds
‘Wow!’ signal mystery finally solved
This signal detected in 1977 had gone unexplained until now, as scientists now confirm it’s from a comet
New mysterious object found in familiar galaxy
Radio observations of Cygnus A show an unusual object near the centre, not shown in prior radio observations.
Is SETI any closer to finding life elsewhere?
We take a look at where SETI is in its search for extraterrestrial life