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22 October 2015, 07:00 AM ET
A tiny new camera being developed by NASA researchers could take 3D images from inside the brain, allowing surgeons to see brain tissue in more intricate detail than ever before and leading to faster, safer surgeries.
22 October 2015, 07:00 AM ET
One of the most beautiful sights in the heavens is the view of our own Milky Way from the inside.
22 October 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Engineers and technicians at the aerospace firm Lockheed Martin have finished building the space agency's OSIRIS-REx probe, which is scheduled to launch toward the potentially hazardous asteroid Bennu in September 2016.
22 October 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Twenty-five years after it first opened to the public, the Astronaut Hall of Fame is closing in preparation for its move and re-launch as part of a new interactive attraction.
22 October 2015, 12:35 AM ET
Astronaut Scott Kelly captured this inspiring image of an early morning aurora from the International Space Station.
21 October 2015, 03:00 PM ET
Venus has been dominating the morning sky for the past two months, and Monday (Oct. 26), it will form a vivid tableau with Jupiter and Mars as it reaches its farthest point from the sun.
21 October 2015, 02:50 PM ET
A tidal disruption was detected using multiple orbiting observatories by the All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN) in Nov. 2014. The event occurred in galaxy PGC 043234 about 290 million light years away from Earth.
21 October 2015, 01:09 PM ET
Scott Kelly officially broke the record for the most time spent in space by a U.S. astronaut on Oct. 13th. 2015, surpassing Mike Finke's record 381 days. The president called to congratulate him on the achievement on Oct. 19.
21 October 2015, 01:00 PM ET
Astronomers group stars into classes according to spectral color and brightness.
21 October 2015, 12:15 PM ET
It's a make-out session on a cosmic scale: Two incredibly hot stars, spinning in a tight orbit around one another, appear to be "kissing." But the pair won't be kissing for long: They appear to be headed toward a cataclysmic demise.
21 October 2015, 11:53 AM ET
Today, the White House is marking “Back to the Future Day” with a series of conversations with innovators across the country.
21 October 2015, 07:26 AM ET
Scientists with ESA's Rosetta mission named two surface features on comet 67P/C-G for scientists from the mission team who recently passed away.
21 October 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Hoverboards, self-lacing sneakers and flying cars may still largely be the stuff of science fiction, but at least one DeLorean has taken off to "where we don't need roads" thanks to NASA, Lockheed Martin and a star from the original "Back to the Future" m
21 October 2015, 07:00 AM ET
The annual Orionid meteor shower will peak just before dawn Thursday morning (Oct. 22). If clouds or light pollution inhibit your view, you can watch the shower online here at Space.com beginning at 10 p.m. EDT tonight, courtesy of NASA.
21 October 2015, 07:00 AM ET
The massive asteroid 2015 TB145, also known as "Spooky," will come within 310,000 miles (500,000 kilometers) of the planet on Oct. 31, just three weeks after the space rock was discovered.
21 October 2015, 06:00 AM ET
160,000 light years away, the Tarantula Nebula houses many young, hot stars. But the weirdest is probably the "over-contact" binary named VFTS 352 whose two huge, hot surfaces are touching as they dance rapidly around.
21 October 2015, 01:26 AM ET
In this artist's conception, SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft enters Mars' atmosphere.
20 October 2015, 04:04 PM ET
Stunning images of Earth's sunlit face, snapped by a satellite located 1 million miles (1.6 million kilometers) away from the planet, will be available daily for people to browse on a new NASA website.
20 October 2015, 03:45 PM ET
In a statement obtained exclusively by Space.com, officials from White House Astronomy Night said that the documentary "Telescope" will air on Discovery Channel and Science Channel early next year.
20 October 2015, 01:40 PM ET
Virgin Galactic is planning to return to a rubber-like fuel when it resumes powered test flights of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle based on the results of an ongoing series of tests of the spacecraft’s hybrid rocket motor.
20 October 2015, 01:31 PM ET
President Barack Obama greeted a group of stargazers on the South Lawn, for the White House Astronomy Night on Oct. 19. The visitors included teachers, students, future scientists and astronaut-hopefuls who gathered to learn about and celebrate the scienc
20 October 2015, 10:36 AM ET
Over a period of 6 years, activity on the red giant star XX Tri was observed using the STELLA robotic telescopes on Tenerife and a technique called Doppler imaging.
20 October 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Mathematician and painter Ed Belbruno says his work in cosmology has made his art even more strange and abstract — or maybe it's his art that's influencing his science.
20 October 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Cosmic impacts might have helped deliver the ingredients for life into the hidden oceans that scientists think lurk beneath the surfaces of Europa and several other frozen moons in the solar system.
19 October 2015, 10:26 PM ET
The full length trailer has finally arrived. Han, Leia, Chewbacca and some of the new cast of Star Wars: Episode VII make an appearance, but Luke does not. The epic battle continues in theaters on Dec. 18th, 2015.
19 October 2015, 10:20 PM ET
A new trailer for "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens" launched on TV and the Internet late Monday (Oct. 19), marking the official start of ticket sales.
19 October 2015, 09:15 PM ET
One of the year's most reliable meteor showers is set to peak before sunrise on Thursday morning. This display is known as the Orionids, because the meteors seem to fan out from an area north of the constellation Orion's second-brightest star.
19 October 2015, 06:31 PM ET
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who is currently on the International Space Station, recently set a new record for the most cumulative time spent in space by an American citizen, reaching 382 days over four missions.
19 October 2015, 05:41 PM ET
SpaceX on Oct. 16 said it had changed its return-to-flight plans and would first launch 11 small Orbcomm messaging satellites into low Earth orbit, and then test reignition of the redesigned second-stage engine during the same flight.
19 October 2015, 05:34 PM ET
Are we the only intelligent life in the universe? Here's how we intend to find out.
19 October 2015, 05:20 PM ET
Even the most active, take-on-the world people have days when they just don't want to get out of bed. But that probably won't be the case for 12 men who agreed to spend 60 days and nights lying in a bed for science.
19 October 2015, 03:19 PM ET
The Mangala Valles outflow channel system on Mars, close to the Minio Valles, has been prone to prone to severe flooding episodes. These events were likely prompted by geologic activity such as volcanic eruptions in the neighboring Tharsis region.