01 November 2013, 07:08 PM ET
On Sunday (Nov. 3) early risers along the east coast of the United States and beyond will be treated to a spectacular sunrise eclipse, provided the weather is clear.
01 November 2013, 05:16 PM ET
European scientists are studying plans for the Athena+ X-ray space telescope, an observatory that would launch by 2028 to fill in gaps in X-ray astronomy observations.
01 November 2013, 03:51 PM ET
A crafty astronaut has sewn a starry-quilt block aboard the space station, and is inviting others to join her in doing the same.
01 November 2013, 03:33 PM ET
Here are some tips on how to safely photograph the solar eclipse of Nov. 3, 2013.
01 November 2013, 03:14 PM ET
The change in the tilt of the magnetic field of a pulsar, in this case, the one in the famous Crab Nebula, has been observed for the first time.
01 November 2013, 02:01 PM ET
It all started with the Big Bang. The space-time continuum seemed to condense in Alhambra, Calif., on Oct. 20 as Gallery Nucleus opened its popular new exhibit, "The Physics of Friendship: A Tribute to the Big Bang Theory."
01 November 2013, 11:28 AM ET
Skywatching experts say that this Sunday morning, Nov. 3, an amazing partial solar eclipse will be visible across much of eastern North America as the sun rises over the horizon.
01 November 2013, 10:12 AM ET
The 'ghosts and goblins' of All Hallows Eve 2013 rode over a bed of green magic above Abisko National Park. Chad Blakley (lightsoverlapland.com) was on hand to photograph the ghoulish show.
01 November 2013, 09:32 AM ET
The fmr. Canadian astronaut picked up SPACE.com's @SteveSpaleta guitar and performed "I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing)", a song he co-wrote with the Barenaked Ladies, post interview at their office in NYC.
01 November 2013, 07:18 AM ET
A newly released video, created by stitching together images taken by a veteran Mars spacecraft, provides a richly detailed, three-dimensional view of the Red Planet.
01 November 2013, 07:02 AM ET
Continued research into the meteor that created a fireball over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February 2013 underscores the hazard from such airbursts, which pack more punch than analogous nuclear blasts.
01 November 2013, 07:01 AM ET
Using computers to sort through the growing astronomical data being collected, a new group hopes to make research faster and more intuitive for scientists around the world.
31 October 2013, 09:49 PM ET
A new science-fiction movie follows an ill-fated astronaut crew on Mars, and you can watch it online today.
31 October 2013, 05:31 PM ET
The Canadian astronaut that took the world by storm with a series of videos from the International Space Station stopped by the SPACE.com office to share his stories.
31 October 2013, 05:22 PM ET
NEW YORK — Astronaut Chris Hadfield, Canada's first commander of the International Space Station, visited SPACE.com's office this afternoon and you can watch the full video of our webcast interview with him.
31 October 2013, 04:33 PM ET
Comet ISON is edging closer and closer to its brush with the sun, but it's behavior is perplexing skywatchers, with the comet not brightening as much as expected.
31 October 2013, 04:20 PM ET
The touchdown target for China's Chang'e 3 mission — a lander and a lunar rover — is thought to be Sinus Iridum, known as the Bay of Rainbows, a plain of basaltic lava on the moon, according to reports by China media outlets.
31 October 2013, 02:00 PM ET
The minds behind "Ender's Game" had a little help bringing their version of the beloved book by Orson Scott Card to life.
31 October 2013, 01:42 PM ET
It's Halloween on Earth, but at least one astronaut on the International Space Station is celebrating the spooky holiday from orbit.
31 October 2013, 01:26 PM ET
Calling all citizen scientists! The nonprofit organization that manages American-led research aboard the International Space Station announced the winners of its public contest to design experiments to send to the orbiting outpost.
31 October 2013, 01:26 PM ET
China unexpectedly launched a Long March rocket Tuesday (Oct. 29) and put into orbit a secret military surveillance satellite likely equipped with a synthetic aperture radar to make observations through clouds and darkness.
31 October 2013, 01:05 PM ET
NASA Marshall Flight Center's 3-D print project manager Niki Werkheiser gives a few examples of the spare parts that a 3D printer on the ISS can provide.
31 October 2013, 12:21 PM ET
This week marks two celestial events characterized by cosmic objects that are either far apart or very close.
31 October 2013, 11:37 AM ET
It may look wicked, but a stunning — if not scary — new view of the Witch Nebula unveiled by NASA for Halloween is actually the home of baby stars just beginning their cosmic lives. NASA featured the image as its space photo of the day to mark Halloween.
31 October 2013, 08:00 AM ET
These images of nebulas should put you in the mood for scary fun!
31 October 2013, 07:01 AM ET
The Mars Society has released its requirements for the six volunteers who will be expected to spend 12 months at the group's Flashline Mars Arctic Research Station on Canada's Devon Island, which is about 900 miles from the North Pole.
31 October 2013, 06:00 AM ET
A pair of spooky and spectacular celestial sights are showcased in two new photos, just in time for Halloween. The stunning shots feature the Wizard Nebula and the Witch's Broom, which is part of the Veil Nebula supernova remnant.
30 October 2013, 03:28 PM ET
You probably already know that social media isn’t just about chatting with buddies and sharing photos of cats, but today is the day that one tweet could shape the future of the U.S. human spaceflight program.
30 October 2013, 03:20 PM ET
Air pollution in northern China recently reached astonishing lows, with visibility of about 30 feet. The clouds of smoke and smog have been tracked from above by NASA's Aqua satellite.
30 October 2013, 02:46 PM ET
On Monday, Curiosity took some scouting photos of an outcrop called "Cooperstown" from about 262 feet (80 meters) away. Researchers plan to investigate Cooperstown soon, putting the rover's arm-mounted science gear to use for the first time since Sept. 22
30 October 2013, 02:01 PM ET
The exoplanet Kepler-78b is just 20 percent wider and about 80 percent more massive than Earth, with a density nearly identical to that of Earth, two research teams report in separate papers published online today in the journal Nature.
30 October 2013, 01:59 PM ET
Halloween is a traditionally scary time, and 10 years ago the sun joined the fray with one of the most powerful solar storms ever recorded. See the inside story of the Halloween solar storm of 2003 and watch a video of the amazing event here.