Science & Astronomy Archive
24 April 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Astronomers hope the iconic telescope lasts through 2020.
24 April 2013, 12:45 AM ET
Test your knowledge about Hubble, which has revolutionized our understanding of the universe since its April 1990 launch.
24 April 2013, 12:07 AM ET
The bright spot located at the edge of the bluish fan-shaped structure in this cool space wallpaper is a young star called V* PV Cephei, or PV Cep.
24 April 2013, 12:00 AM ET
See amazing photos from the Hubble Space Telescope, NASA's iconic observatory in space.
23 April 2013, 05:42 PM ET
The galaxy is turning almost all its gas into baby stars.
23 April 2013, 03:00 PM ET
See photos of the comet C/2012 S1 (ISON), or Comet ISON, which could amaze the world in late 2013.
23 April 2013, 02:56 PM ET
Hubble snapped the new photos on April 10, when Comet ISON was 386 million miles from the sun.
23 April 2013, 01:03 PM ET
In the new movie "After Earth," Jaden Smith his father Will Smith team up to battle Earth in the far distant future.
23 April 2013, 09:49 AM ET
The first images from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory were beamed back to Earth in the spring of 2010. Three years of observations are compiled, yielding valuable pattern information for understanding our local star.
23 April 2013, 07:00 AM ET
NASA had been splitting costs with the U.S. Deparment of Energy.
23 April 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Robots aren't yet capable of exploring the Red Planet's most promising environments.
22 April 2013, 11:49 PM ET
Astronomers have used ALMA to pinpoint the locations of more than 100 of the most fertile star-forming galaxies in the early Universe. This fascinating space wallpaper shows close-ups of a selection of these galaxies.
22 April 2013, 06:11 PM ET
Mars One will do its best to avoid disturbing potential Red Planet life.
22 April 2013, 05:51 PM ET
Hyperion is a potato-shaped moon of Saturn with an erratic rotation and eccentric orbit.
22 April 2013, 05:50 PM ET
The Mars One colony project raises the question of pregnancy on Mars.
22 April 2013, 05:11 PM ET
Astronomers start a month-long campaign to observe the ringed beauty of a planet.
22 April 2013, 11:44 AM ET
This stunning space wallpaper is based largely on observations from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) — a sensor aboard the Terra Satellite — on July 11, 2005.
22 April 2013, 09:42 AM ET
See amazing views of the Earth from space in this NASA gallery of satellite photos.
22 April 2013, 01:22 AM ET
Latest discoveries and photos about Earth from space.
22 April 2013, 12:11 AM ET
This space wallpaper is a NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope view looking long ago and far away at a supernova that exploded more than 10 billion years ago — the most distant Type Ia supernova ever detected.
21 April 2013, 09:03 PM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
21 April 2013, 05:19 PM ET
From new superearths to a stunning view of the horsehead nebula, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
20 April 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Astronomers will webcast live views of Saturn's auroras from Hawaii's Keck Observatory on Sunday, April 21.
19 April 2013, 06:38 PM ET
This stunning space wallpaper shows the youngest-known supernova remnant in our galaxy, which lies 10,000 light years away in the constellation Cassiopeia. The light from this exploding star first reached Earth in the 1600s.
19 April 2013, 05:30 PM ET
Numerous craters on Saturn's moon Tethys shine brightly, suggesting the presence of water-ice.