Dark nebula is the birthplace of new stars.
Our galaxy’s faint red stars are thought to harbour billions of planets only slightly bigger than Earth.
One of the Milky Way’s youngest and most active stellar nurseries for massive stars.
Work to commence on European Extremely Large Telescope site in Chile.
Best-ever images of a binary system with one star cannibalising the other.
Rare class of ‘yellow hypergiant’ star lives at the centre of this weird nebula.
Record planet-haul turns up dozens of new exoplanets, including 16 ‘super-Earths’.
Odd couple of the galaxy world shows signs of damage from close encounters.
World’s largest observatory complex is located in the remote Chilean desert. This video explains why…