When stars explode, it's a messy business. But the massive blasts are also useful, seeding the universe with such key elements as calcium, iron and titanium.
Australian astronomers on Sunday said they had found a star 13.6 billion years old, making it the most ancient star ever seen.
It was a year for "twerking," "selfies," and "cronuts" in Internet searching, right up there with Hollywood, pop and reality stars.
Three decades after escaping Lebanon's civil war to fulfil her dream of making it in New York fashion, Reem Acra's client list reads like a who's who of Hollywood's A-list.
Pop legend Madonna has joined a chorus of international stars in urging the release of 30 Greenpeace crewmembers jailed after a protest against energy prospecting in the Arctic.
Apple on Tuesday fired off invitations to a September 10 event at which it is expected to spice up its iPhone line and unveil a low-priced version.
Johnny Depp and Tom Cruise hailed veteran producer Jerry Bruckheimer on Monday, as the man behind "Top Gun" and "Pirates of the Caribbean" got a star on Hollywood's storied Walk of Fame.
A "dust trap" surrounding a young star could help explain how planets are formed.
Hollywood star Jean-Claude Van Damme is planning to come to Kazakhstan.
Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica will take part in Russian-Kazakh historical drama called Zhangir. Big Game.
Charlie Chaplin's iconic bowler hat and cane are to go under the hammer in Los Angeles this weekend, as part of an auction which also includes a John Lennon nude drawing of himself and Yoko Ono.
A star-studded guestlist including Kate Moss and Bob Geldof gathered in India Wednesday for a lavish 50th birthday party arranged by supermodel Naomi Campbell for her Russian billionaire boyfriend.
An inquiry into the BBC's culture and practices got under way on Monday with the broadcaster reeling from allegations of child sex abuse perpetrated by the late Jimmy Savile, one of its biggest stars.
British police investigating the late BBC star Jimmy Savile said Friday they were now dealing with up to 200 potential victims, and had launched a full criminal probe into other suspects who are still alive.
Astronomers using a powerful Chile-based telescope on Wednesday released a rare image of a spiral shell of cosmic dust and gas surrounding a red giant star.
Scientists using a high-powered telescope in Chile have discovered an ancient star that seems oddly impervious to aging.
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