03 February 2014, 01:06 PM ET
Shimizu Corporation is developing plans to install a belt of solar cells around the equator of the Moon to beam energy via safe microwaves and lasers to Earth. A 2035 construction start date would mark 50 years the company has been planning this.
03 February 2014, 11:12 AM ET
As if NASA didn't have enough to worry about, the U.S. space agency is now faced with the scandal of the century — they’re being sued for not investigating a bona fide life form on Mars! And it all is due to a mystery rock found by the rover Opportunity.
03 February 2014, 06:28 AM ET
Previous modeling work had suggested that Earth's axial tilt would vary wildly over long time spans without the moon's steadying gravitational influence, creating huge climate swings that would make it tough for life to get a foothold.
02 February 2014, 05:07 PM ET
Thousands of football fans will pack New Jersey's MetLife Stadium for an epic Super Bowl showdown on live television today (Feb. 2), but here is one view you can only get from a satellite: The Super Bowl stadium from space.
02 February 2014, 11:39 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
01 February 2014, 09:39 AM ET
From incredible images of the U.S. Air Force and the night sky, to a dramatic look at a volcanic eruption seen from space, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for Feb. 1, 2014.
01 February 2014, 08:00 AM ET
A newly released Hubble Space Telescope mosaic image shows the nearby spiral galaxy M83 in rich detail. Also known as the Southern Pinwheel, the galaxy lies 15 million light-years away in the constellation of Hydra.
01 February 2014, 12:00 AM ET
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in SPACE.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in January 2014.
31 January 2014, 05:49 PM ET
Astronomers have gotten their first clear look at galaxy in the very early universe that could have become somewhat like the Milky Way.
31 January 2014, 02:23 PM ET
MarsCrew134's crew scientist Vibha Srivastava describes extracting hydrogen fuel from soil sampled outside a simulated Mars habitat in Utah, a process called “in-situ resource utilization.”
31 January 2014, 01:00 PM ET
See what's up in the night sky for February 2014, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this SPACE.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
31 January 2014, 11:53 AM ET
Incredible image of a volcanic eruption captured from an astronaut aboard the International Space Station.
31 January 2014, 11:16 AM ET
An atomic refrigerator, aka Cold Atom Lab, is slated to be delivered to ISS in 2016. They hope to discover new forms of matter and new quantum phenomenon.
31 January 2014, 11:00 AM ET
A NASA probe orbiting the moon is broadcasting live cosmic tunes from a computer near you. NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has a new internet radio station for people who want to check out space weather through music.
31 January 2014, 10:39 AM ET
The left-front wheel of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows dents and holes in this cool space wallpaper taken during the 469th Martian day, or sol, of the rover's work on Mars (Nov. 30, 2013).
31 January 2014, 08:31 AM ET
NASA sponsored DiskDetective.org allows the public to sift through data from the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission to discover embryonic planetary systems. WISE has measurements of more that 745 million objects to be investigated.
31 January 2014, 06:20 AM ET
Alien microbes might have been crawling around on exoplanets just 15 million years after the Big Bang — and 10 billion years before life popped up on Earth.
30 January 2014, 06:03 PM ET
A behavior predicted by the famous physicist Paul Dirac in 1931 has been shown in a system of ultracooled atoms in the lab. The system mimics a magnetic monopole, which has only one pole, passing through an electron.
30 January 2014, 05:47 PM ET
Scientists have long used mathematics to describe the physical properties of the universe. But what if the universe itself is math? That's what cosmologist Max Tegmark believes.
30 January 2014, 04:10 PM ET
This space wallpaper shows a NASA NEOWISE mission image of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring, which is slated to make a close pass by Mars on Oct. 19, 2014.
30 January 2014, 04:05 PM ET
The bright 'star' overhead after the Sun sets, in the winter of 2014, is our closest gas giant, Jupiter and the red supergiant Betelgeuse, 650X bigger than the Sun, is one of the shoulder of the 'Great Hunter' (Orion Constellation).
30 January 2014, 02:30 PM ET
Curiosity's handlers are driving the 1-ton rover more cautiously now and are checking the condition of its wheels frequently. The rover team is also considering accessing a smoother, less rocky route to the foothills of Mount Sharp.
30 January 2014, 02:06 PM ET
The sunspot cluster (now called Region 1967) that exploded with m and x class flares at the beginning of January 2014 has returned with m-class crackle. The Moon orbits between Solar Dynamics Observatory and the Sun as well.
30 January 2014, 01:13 PM ET
Spanning traditional flute music to David Bowie, here are our favorite space-themed music videos.
30 January 2014, 01:10 PM ET
Comet Siding Spring will approach within 86,000 miles of Mars on Oct. 19, potentially putting on a great show for NASA's Red Planet spacecraft. But the dust shed by the comet may also endanger the agency's Mars orbiters.
30 January 2014, 07:15 AM ET
See the latest images of the moon from NASA's LRO spacecraft.
30 January 2014, 07:00 AM ET
See photos and images from NASA's LADEE mission to study moon dust and the lunar atmosphere like never before. The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer launches in 2013 to probe the moon's tenuous atmosphere.
30 January 2014, 06:45 AM ET
Astrobiologists are developing 'intelligent' instruments that could help future robotic explorers make their own decisions about where and how to collect data on Mars and other solar system bodies.
29 January 2014, 11:06 PM ET
Over the past few days, the media has cried out the recent proclamation from Stephen Hawking that black holes, a mystery of both science and science fiction, do not exist.
29 January 2014, 09:46 PM ET
To prepare a rover for Mars, where do you test it on Earth?
29 January 2014, 02:45 PM ET
Candida yeast, producer of diaper rash and thrush, was experimented on in the microgravity environment aboard the International Space Station in 2012. Principal investigator Sheila Nielson-Preiss talks about the findings.
29 January 2014, 01:01 PM ET
Brown dwarf stars exist somewhere between giant gas planets, such as Jupiter and Saturn, and faint cool stars. See photos and images of brown dwarfs across the universe in this SPACE.com gallery.