The biggest and hottest astronomy news right now is coming from Uranus, the butt of the best astronomy jokes.
The first planets found outside of our solar system—the class of objects that came to be called exoplanets—showed us just how alien these worlds could be.
Engineers who measured the shape of James Webb Space Telescope's mirror segments incorporated the same ideas into a system ophthalmologists use to measure the shape of their patient’s eyes.
Our solar system is old. It's 4.5 billion years old, in fact. But that's not what has astronomers excited recently. A new discovery of two young asteroids is the topic of the week taking up space in the brains of scientists!