28 January 2014, 12:05 PM ET
To resolve a paradox between quantum mechanics and general relativity, Stephen Hawking has released a new paper arguing that light can, in fact, escape from black holes eventually, doing away with the notion of an event horizon.
28 January 2014, 11:37 AM ET
NASA' s Airborne Tropical Tropopause Experiment (ATTREX) will take measurements in the Pacific Ocean's tropical tropopause (layer of atmosphere, 55,000-65,000 Feet above sea level). It'll provide data on changes in moisture and chemical composition.
28 January 2014, 11:30 AM ET
SPACE.com, the premier destination for innovation, technology, entertainment, astronomy and space news, is now accepting submissions for the SPACE.com Space Age Awards at Toy Fair 2014 in February.
28 January 2014, 11:00 AM ET
For the first time, astronomers have captured an image of the diffuse "cosmic web" of gas that stretches between galaxies.
28 January 2014, 09:47 AM ET
The cosmic doppelgangers seen in the fascinating space wallpaper make up a double quasar known as QSO 0957+561, also known as the "Twin Quasar", which lies just under 14 billion light-years from Earth.
28 January 2014, 06:41 AM ET
Far from remaining steady, the North Star has grown as much as 4.6 times brighter over the last 2,000 years.
28 January 2014, 06:34 AM ET
Urthecast officials think the project could also motivate people to take better care of the planet, by giving them an astronaut's-eye view of Earth as a small and fragile outpost of life hanging alone in the blackness of space.
28 January 2014, 01:46 AM ET
Gus Grissom, one of the original Mercury Seven, also flew on a Gemini mission. He died during training for the first Apollo mission.
27 January 2014, 09:08 PM ET
China's first lunar rover successfully landed on the moon in December, but a malfunction is jeopardizing its three-month mission.
27 January 2014, 07:12 PM ET
If astronauts are to terraform Mars, agriculture may rely on Earth microbes improving Martian soil.
27 January 2014, 05:23 PM ET
When Challenger was lost, the U.S. space program chose to not falter.
27 January 2014, 05:10 PM ET
NASA is looking for good ideas about how to send a robot back to the surface of the moon. The space agency's new Lunar CATALYST is designed to give private entities a chance to develop robotic moon landers with help from NASA.
27 January 2014, 04:38 PM ET
NASA doesn't just look outward into the solar system and universe. These missions observe the Earth and provide important date for climate studies.
27 January 2014, 04:12 PM ET
It was 'take two' for the installation of a pair of commercial video cameras on the outside the International Space Station, as Russian cosmonauts conducted a second spacewalk to add the Earth-viewing HD cameras to the orbiting outpost's exterior.
27 January 2014, 03:40 PM ET
The space agency will launch five Earth-observation missions in 2014, starting with the Feb. 27 liftoff of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory from Japan's Tanegashima Space Center.
27 January 2014, 03:08 PM ET
Scientists have found twenty sun-like stars moving fast enough to escape the galaxy.
27 January 2014, 02:03 PM ET
Physicist and cosmologist Stephen William Hawking's life story – as only he can tell it – premieres Jan, 29th at 10pm (EST) on PBS. Beyond the public scientist, Stephen reveals intimate glimpses into his private life.
27 January 2014, 12:43 PM ET
Photographer Justin Ng captured the glow of inner solar system dust scattering sunlight over 3 Indonesian volcanoes, the active Semeru and Bromo plus the dormant Batok. Planets Venus, Saturn and Mercury lie within this field of view.
27 January 2014, 11:06 AM ET
This stunning space wallpaper is a false-color image from Japan’s ALOS satellite acquired over part of southern Kenya and the border with Tanzania. Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania can be seen in the lower-left corner.
27 January 2014, 11:04 AM ET
An astronaut prepares to install protective covers on the Hubble Space Telescope.
27 January 2014, 10:15 AM ET
See photos of Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy spacewalking outside the International Space Station on Jan. 27, 2014 to install UrtheCast HD cameras for Earth observation.
27 January 2014, 09:30 AM ET
MarsCrew134 is simulating the exploration of Mars in high altitude Utah. Crew scientist Michaela Musilova is adding organisms from Earth's extreme environments to the Utah soil samples to create organics, and important step in terraforming Mars.
27 January 2014, 07:01 AM ET
China's Jade Rabbit moon rover may have stubbed its lucky foot. The Yutu moon rover has suffered a malfunction on the moon during its landmark Chang'e 3 lunar landing mission.
27 January 2014, 06:08 AM ET
Solar wind can form water on interplanetary dust, potentially adding to the primordial soup that gave rise to life on Earth, scientists say. The creation of water via the solar wind could help explain the presence of water on the moon and on asteroids.
26 January 2014, 12:40 PM ET
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26 January 2014, 11:15 AM ET
What started out as a 10-minute telescope lesson turned into something much more exciting, as a group of astronomy students raced against encroaching clouds to document an amazing scientific discovery: a new supernova in the galaxy M82.
26 January 2014, 10:45 AM ET
NASA's robot butler for astronauts, Robonaut 2, is still waiting for its legs to be delivered to the space station. In the meantime, video of the robot's twin on Earth shows how its climbing legs will allow the droid to move with eerie elegance.
25 January 2014, 12:03 PM ET
From an image of a strange 'Jelly Doughnut' rock, to a new look at a cosmic lagoon, as well as striking images of a new supernova, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for Jan. 25, 2014.
25 January 2014, 11:03 AM ET
From amazing images of the new supernova spotted in M82, to a stunning shot of a lunar halo, don't miss these spectacular night sky photos by stargazers and SPACE.com readers.
25 January 2014, 09:15 AM ET
Black holes are mysterious objects in space where not even light can escape. But what are they really? Can we even ever truly know?
25 January 2014, 09:02 AM ET
On reading a new paper by Stephen Hawking that appeared online this week, you would have been forgiven in thinking the world-renowned British physicist was spoofing us. Hawking's unpublished work declares: 'There are no black holes.'
24 January 2014, 06:45 PM ET
Even ‘Star Trek’ actor William Shatner wants to know about the weird “jelly doughnut” rock on Mars found by NASA’s Opportunity rover. Steve Squyres, Principal Investigator of the Mars Exploration Rover Program explains.