This week, astronomers announce a newborn magnetar and a fast radio burst that's bursting to a beat.
The 30-degree circular arc is likely a shock front expanding from a star that exploded some 100,000 years ago.
NASA's New Horizons mission deep in the Kuiper Belt has measured the parallax to two nearby stars with the help of Earth-based observers.
The discovery of a stably rotating disk galaxy in the early universe is the best indicator yet for how galaxies like the Milky Way formed.
Astronomers have known for decades that our galaxy is warped. Now, they can follow the warp’s rotation as it travels around the galactic center.