Astronomers are using the gravity of distant galaxies to bend light and magnify images, allowing them to see deeper into the cosmos than ever before;
Comet collisions and an undiscovered exoplanet are hinted at by large clouds orbting a distant star;
April 14th marks Mars’ closest approach to Earth for the next two years;
MAVEN is studying how solar winds caused Mars to lose its early atmosphere;
A team at ESO has discovered a system of rings surrounding a minor planet, something that has never been seen before;
Gorgeous images of the Monkey Head Nebula taken by the Hubble Space Telescope; and
A time-lapse video of four moons orbiting the Saturn, and one of the moons, Enceladus, casts a shadow over the rings.
The BICEP2 Press Conference held at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics explains how astronomers proved large scale inflation of the universes by looking at the polarization of the cosmic background radiation.