30 October 2013, 12:44 PM ET
A new experiment buried deep underground has just proven itself to be the most sensitive dark-matter detector ever built.
30 October 2013, 12:31 PM ET
See what's up in the night sky for November 2013, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this SPACE.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
30 October 2013, 12:30 PM ET
'Ender's Game' will feature major movie stars and big visuals, coming to theaters in November 2013.
30 October 2013, 11:47 AM ET
For the fourth time since Friday Oct. 25th, the Sun has unleashed an X-class flare (the highest class of flares). NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured the fireworks emanating from Sunspot AR1875 on Oct. 29th, 2013.
30 October 2013, 07:03 AM ET
Scientists working with a powerful dark matter detector will announce the first results from the experiment tomorrow (Oct. 30), and you can watch it live online.
30 October 2013, 07:00 AM ET
One space fan is getting into the Halloween spirit. Night sky photographer Victor Rogus has carved a series of spooky space pumpkins or "astropumpkins" in honor of Halloween on Thursday (Oct. 31).
30 October 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Skywatchers in the eastern United States, southern Europe, most of Africa and the Middle East will be treated to a partial eclipse, while people along the path of totality in central Africa will see the sun totally obscured by Earth's nearest neighbor.
29 October 2013, 06:56 PM ET
Astronaut Neil Armstrong's spacesuit rubs shoulders with Muhammad Ali's boxing robe, as well as Abraham Lincoln's top hat and Alexander Graham Bell's telephone in a new list of the 101 objects that tell the story of the United States.
29 October 2013, 05:33 PM ET
A private spaceflight company is investigating the glitch that caused its space plane — designed to eventually carry astronauts to and from orbit — to skid off the runway during an unmanned test.
29 October 2013, 02:03 PM ET
The space rock that stunned the world in Feb. 2013 had shallow entry into the Earth's atmosphere. Sandia National Laboratories has created a simulation of its effect on the atmosphere.
29 October 2013, 01:53 PM ET
How can Earth save itself from city-killing space rocks, or an all out asteroid apocalypse? Shuttle era astronaut Tom Jones lays out the 3 most effective ways, and a possible fourth.
29 October 2013, 11:54 AM ET
Europe's huge robotic resupply vehicle, dubbed Albert Einstein, was cast off the International Space Station on Monday after completing its delivery mission to the orbiting lab.
29 October 2013, 11:41 AM ET
A new book transports its readers to a distant, icy, alien world. The new space opera "Ancillary Justice" (Red Orbit, 2013) follows Breq, a body that was originally part of a huge ship called the Justice of Toren.
29 October 2013, 10:48 AM ET
ESA's Mars Express orbited the Red Planet nearly 12,500 times by October 2013. Its high resolution stereo camera images, assembled in this "fly-around," show riverbeds, volcanos, canyons and craters.
29 October 2013, 09:58 AM ET
The young moon may have been a magma "mush" for hundreds of millions of years before it solidified, a scientist says.
29 October 2013, 09:42 AM ET
The Sierra Nevada Corp's orbital vehicle prototype failed to deploy one of its wheels during a drop test on 26 October 2013. In publishing this video, the company elected not to show the resultant damage when its vehicle skidded off the runway.
29 October 2013, 09:14 AM ET
The first free flight of a new private space plane successfully tested the spacecraft's automated approach and landing system, despite a malfunction that sent the spacecraft skidding off the runway, its builder tells SPACE.com.
29 October 2013, 08:00 AM ET
In our current evening sky we have one of the earliest soap-opera-like stories, with two independent plots becoming intertwined into one. The constellation Cassiopeia and the Andromeda Galaxy star in this celestial show.
29 October 2013, 07:03 AM ET
A ghostly nebula shining about 5,000 light-years from Earth is also the coldest object in the universe. The dead star creating the Boomerang Nebula is sloughing off gas from its shell, which is producing the strangely shaped cosmic object, astronomers hav
29 October 2013, 07:01 AM ET
NASA is working hard to develop laser-based space communications systems, which officials say are key to ensuring rapid and accurate transmission of information from spacecraft around the solar system.
29 October 2013, 06:00 AM ET
Actor Tim Allen will narrate a new 25-minute film called "Back to the Moon for Good," which recounts the history of lunar exploration efforts and previews the coming robotic rush to the moon unleashed by the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize.
28 October 2013, 05:25 PM ET
Mount Etna's latest burst of volcanic activity can be seen from space. NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg spied a plume of ash from Mount Etna trailing over Sicily from her post aboard the International Space Station.
28 October 2013, 05:10 PM ET
Chris Hadfield, Canada's recently retired star astronaut, will be stopping by SPACE.com's office in New York this week and we want to know what you would ask him.
28 October 2013, 04:44 PM ET
NASA is putting the finishing touches on its next Mars mission, which is slated to launch toward the Red Planet in just three weeks. The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution spacecraft, or Maven, is due to lift off from Florida on Nov. 18.
28 October 2013, 03:35 PM ET
Astronaut Chris Hadfield is embarking on another mission around the planet. This time however, he is not heading into outer space, but instead sharing "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth."
28 October 2013, 03:13 PM ET
A privately built space plane performed a key flight test Saturday (Oct. 26), but officials are now examining a malfunction that occurred when the vehicle touched down for landing, according to NASA representatives.
28 October 2013, 02:28 PM ET
The Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration (LLCD) aboard NASA's LADEE mission, fired its data-laser data downlinking an astonishing 622 Mbps and an error-free upload rate of 20Mbps.
28 October 2013, 01:52 PM ET
ESA's Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-4) undocked front he ISS on October 28th, 2013. It delivered food and supplies the station. It will be de-orbited on Nov. 2 and destroyed upon re-entry over the Pacific Ocean.
28 October 2013, 01:10 PM ET
As Earth moves in its orbit around the sun, new constellations are revealed in the east as the old ones disappear into twilight.
28 October 2013, 11:51 AM ET
Asteroid 2013 UV3 will fly closer than the Moon (~.7 Lunar distance) on Oct. 29th, 2013. It is estimated to be between 39 and 89 feet wide.
28 October 2013, 11:16 AM ET
The sun has just unleashed another major solar flare, the third of its kind in three days, scientists say. The huge solar storm occurred late Sunday at 10:03 p.m. EDT (0203 Oct. 28 GMT). It registered as an X-class solar flare.
28 October 2013, 10:47 AM ET
Sunspot AR 1875 erupted with an X.1-class flare on October 28th, 2013. Geomagnetic storms are expected to reach Earth by Oct. 30th. This is the third solar X-flare in 3 days.