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Photo of the Day: Thunderstorm over Taiwan's Hehuanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the heavy plum rains that have been pounding Taiwan over the past few weeks, well-known photographer Tseng Chin-fa (曾進發) had planned to photograph the Milky Way earli...

Taiwan astronomers reveal 1st image of supermassive black hole in Milky Way

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Astronomers in Taiwan on Thursday (May 12) joined over a dozen teams across the globe in simultaneously revealing the first image of a supermassive black hole at the heart...

Astronomers capture 1st image of Milky Way's huge black hole

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's first image of the chaotic supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy doesn't portray a voracious cosmic destroyer but what astronomers Thursday called...

Astronomers reveal 1st image of the massive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers reveal 1st image of the massive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy.

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: July 4 The Philadelphia Inquirer on America’s founders and the right to debate critical race theory...

Flash of luck: Astronomers find cosmic radio burst source

A flash of luck helped astronomers solve a cosmic mystery: What causes powerful but fleeting radio bursts that zip and zigzag through the universe? Scientists have known about these ...

Telescope snaps family portrait of 2 planets around baby sun

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the first time, a telescope has captured a family portrait of another solar system with not just one, but two planets posing directly for the cameras while orbiting a s...

Telescope viewing suspended as protesters block Hawaii road

HONOLULU (AP) — Astronomers have indefinitely stopped looking through 13 existing telescopes at the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii while protesters block the road downslope in an attempt to prevent the...

Taiwan team contributes to first image of black hole

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A team of Taiwanese scientists took part in the worldwide project to capture the first image of a black hole, announced the Academia Sinica on Tuesday (April 9) Tonight at 9...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, March 6, the 65th day of 2019. There are 300 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 6,...

Our Milky Way galaxy is truly warped, at least around edges

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It turns out our Milky Way galaxy is truly warped, at least around the far edges. Scientists in China and Australia released an updated 3D map of the Milk...

Kepler telescope dead after finding thousands of worlds

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's elite planet-hunting spacecraft has been declared dead, just a few months shy of its 10th anniversary. Officials announced the Kepler Space Telesco...