14 January 2014, 03:03 PM ET
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14 January 2014, 02:52 PM ET
The old star cluster in the Cancer constellation is home to at least 3 planets. - one of which orbits the Sun's twin. ESO's Harp planet hunter instrument, mounted on a Chilean telescope, found the hot gas world. This animation reveals one world.
14 January 2014, 02:37 PM ET
Exoplanets have been found in star clusters but this is the 1st orbiting a star almost exactly like the Sun. ESO’s HARPS planet hunter instrument, mounted on a Chilean telescope, found the hot gas world in long-lived cluster Messier 67.
14 January 2014, 02:35 PM ET
Mars Express — the first European Space Agency spacecraft built to investigate another planet — has been snapping color and 3D images of Mars for 10 years.
14 January 2014, 12:29 PM ET
By surrounding their star with swarms of energy-collecting satellites, advanced civilizations could create Dyson spheres.
14 January 2014, 10:08 AM ET
NASA's New Horizon spacecraft left Earth in 2006 and is quickly approaching its fly-by of the icy dwarf planet and its moons. Its closest approach will occur on July 14th, 2015.
14 January 2014, 10:00 AM ET
The star Proxima Centauri represents our nearest stellar neighbor in the universe.
13 January 2014, 03:30 PM ET
If not for life, Earth may not have possessed the continents it does now, instead becoming a planet covered nearly entirely in ocean, researchers say.
13 January 2014, 02:27 PM ET
Walk across the fall line, knees bent, back straight. Lean into your back foot. Remember not to go tumbling off the hill while inside the spacesuit.
13 January 2014, 01:00 PM ET
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of a star engulfed in a hazy nebula, destined to explode into a supernova one day.
13 January 2014, 07:00 AM ET
The celebrated astrophysicist and science educator wants to reach a new generation with his update of the seminal 1980 miniseries, which was hosted by the late cosmologist Carl Sagan.
13 January 2014, 01:24 AM ET
This space wallpaper shows the remnant of Supernova 1987A seen in light of very different wavelengths.
12 January 2014, 12:21 PM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
12 January 2014, 10:00 AM ET
New photos from the Hubble Space Telescope show the spooky looking Tarantula Nebula shining in never-before-seen detail. See how Hubble captured the amazing views of the creepy, crawly Tarantula nebula.
12 January 2014, 08:07 AM ET
Virgin Galactic successfully tested its vehicle again on January 10th, 2014 and reached 71,000 feet (21,641 meters) and a top speed of Mach 1.4. They are still on track to start commercial service later this year.
11 January 2014, 05:18 PM ET
From a celestial "Hand of God" to a super-deep look at the universe, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for Jan. 11, 2014.
11 January 2014, 12:07 PM ET
See amazing images of the aptly named Tarantula Nebula in deep space, also known as 30 Doradus. The nebula is located in a prominent region of star formation located in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) the nearest neighboring galaxy to the Milky Way.
11 January 2014, 10:00 AM ET
The robotic spacecraft that launched to the International Space Station Thursday (Jan. 9) may have been unmanned, but it was packed with 800 living six-legged spaceflyers.
10 January 2014, 05:29 PM ET
NASA Associate ISS Program Scientist Tara Ruttley talks about the experiment and other science on the latest Orbital Sciences cargo run.
10 January 2014, 03:09 PM ET
Floating at the center of this cool space wallpaper is a lidless purple eye, staring back at us through space. This ethereal object, known officially as [SBW2007] 1 but sometimes nicknamed SBW1, is a nebula with a giant star at its center.
10 January 2014, 11:47 AM ET
The Mars Society sponsored Mars Desert Research Station [MDRS] crew answers your questions about the simulated mission in Utah.
10 January 2014, 07:00 AM ET
Time travelers, if they exist amongst us, have yet to betray their period-hopping ways online, according to a fun, new study that tried to search out visitors from another time, based on their digital footprints.
10 January 2014, 07:00 AM ET
Astronomers with the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore are using a 3D printer to turn Hubble images into textured pictures, opening up the wonders of the universe to people who are visually impaired.
09 January 2014, 05:37 PM ET
"Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars" opened Thursday at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The exhibition features photos taken by Spirit and Opportunity, which landed on the Red Planet in January 2004.
09 January 2014, 04:22 PM ET
The 1-ton Curiosity rover and its tracks are visible in a new image, which was taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Dec. 11, 2013 and just released today (Jan. 9).
09 January 2014, 02:58 PM ET
Photographer Nicholas Buer (@NicholasBuer, facebook.com/NicholasBuerPhotography) created this timelapse in the high desert region of Chile known as San Pedro de Atacama, a place revered by astronomers for having some of Earths cleanest, darkest skies
09 January 2014, 02:45 PM ET
Religion and astronomy don't often overlap, but a new NASA X-ray image has captured a celestial object that resembles the "Hand of God." The hand was produced when a star blew up and ejected an enormous cloud of material.
09 January 2014, 02:36 PM ET
Just a few hundred thousand times our Sun's mass, the hungry singularity in dwarf galaxy 47 Abell 1795 munched on a nearby star for at least 6 years, while the Chandra X-ray Observatory watched.
09 January 2014, 02:28 PM ET
A solar flare that erupted on the sun this week could intensify the northern lights, and perhaps bring dazzling auroras as far south as Seattle, Chicago and Boston.
09 January 2014, 11:09 AM ET
Some 15 million light years away, lies the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (Messier 83) and its 'double' nucleus. It is believed that it may contain a single supermassive black hole that has a lopsided disc of star orbiting it, creating the appearance.
09 January 2014, 08:00 AM ET
According to a new model, tectonically active "super-Earth" exoplanets likely store most of their water in the mantle, leaving exposed continents and oceans that would create a stable climate such as that of Earth.
08 January 2014, 04:42 PM ET
Shelf-stable foods and crops grown onsite form the menu of the crews at the Mars Desert Research Station in rural Utah.