Astrophysics & Cosmology
The Cosmic Microwave Background, leftover light from the big bang, carries a wealth of information about the universe—for those who can read it.
Teachers are using Google+ to bring their classes behind the scenes at national laboratories and to teach students about careers in STEM.
Scientists studying five years of data from the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have found the first gamma-ray variable pulsar. But is it really what it seems?
Using an entire galaxy as a lens to look at an object in the far distance, researchers are learning more about powerful jets emitted when matter falls into a black hole.