25 February 2014, 07:58 PM ET
A team of scientists says that microscopic tunnels and carbon-rich spherules that stud the interior of a Martian meteorite known as Yamato 000593 may have been formed by Red Planet organisms long ago, NBC News reported today (Feb. 25).
25 February 2014, 05:16 PM ET
A peanut-shaped 1300 foot-long asteroid, named 2006 DP14, flew about 1.5 million miles away from Earth on February 10th, 2014. NASA scientists used the Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, Calif. to take radar images of it on February 11th.
25 February 2014, 03:03 PM ET
NASA’s Kepler exoplanet hunter has transformed our view of the Cosmos. In the years since it was launched in 2009, it has confirmed the discovery of hundreds of small alien worlds and glimpsed thousands of candidates.
25 February 2014, 12:28 PM ET
Water vapor has been detected in the atmosphere of one of the first alien planets ever identified by astronomers, scientists announced.
25 February 2014, 12:25 PM ET
Roguish runaway stars can have a big impact on their surroundings as they plunge through the Milky Way galaxy. Their high-speed encounters shock the galaxy, creating arcs, as seen in this space wallpaper of speedster star Kappa Cassiopeiae, or HD 2905.
25 February 2014, 11:34 AM ET
The planned Museum of Science Fiction will be partnering with the Science Channel to provide sponsorship and content for the new venture, the museum announced today (Feb. 25).
25 February 2014, 10:57 AM ET
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) spacecraft has sent over 200 terabits of data back to Earth. See what it photographed when it passed the 200 terabit mark.
25 February 2014, 09:27 AM ET
See photos and images of the biggest solar flares of 2014 in this SPACE.com gallery of photos by NASA spacecraft and solar astronomers.
25 February 2014, 08:06 AM ET
A old Sunspot (now called AR1990, formerly AR1967) has made its way back around to the Earth-facing side of the Sun. It has unleaded a X4.9-class solar flare that ejected a bright glob of plasma on February 24th, 2014 (EST).
25 February 2014, 07:36 AM ET
The sun erupted with a major solar flare on Tuesday (Feb. 25), an X4.9 solar flare that is the biggest sun storms of the year. See how a familiar sunspot triggered the massive solar storm here.
25 February 2014, 07:01 AM ET
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is planning to put its stamp on the solar system — or rather the solar system on its stamps. The 'Solar System' is included on a leaked list of U.S. stamp topics that have not yet been announced but are scheduled for release
25 February 2014, 07:00 AM ET
Dr. Prateek Lala created special typographies for more than 50 influential physicists, cosmologists, and mathematicians. These images were included in the Fall 2013 issue of Inside the Perimeter, the magazine of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Phy
25 February 2014, 07:00 AM ET
A massive telescope triple the size of the world's largest current optical telescopes is set to begin construction on Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano in late spring or early summer.
25 February 2014, 07:00 AM ET
See images of space-themed postage stamps from the United States and around the world that celebrate space exploration.
24 February 2014, 04:29 PM ET
A tiny spacecraft with its gaze trained on the sun has observed the strongest solar flare since it launched into orbit last summer, NASA announced.
24 February 2014, 04:00 PM ET
A NASA X-ray telescope has detected the longest jet in the Milky Way: a corkscrew-shaped trail of high-energy particles being ejected from a speeding pulsar.
24 February 2014, 03:46 PM ET
This space wallpaper shows a model of the interstellar magnetic fields — which would otherwise be straight — warping around the outside of our heliosphere. The image is based on data from NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer.
24 February 2014, 03:10 PM ET
The space agency will announce more discoveries by Kepler, whose original planet-hunting mission was scuttled by a glitch in May 2013, during a press conference at 1 p.m. EST on Wednesday (Feb. 26).
24 February 2014, 03:00 PM ET
Images from a recent tour of the Tanegashima Space Center where JAXA plans to launch an H-IIA rocket carrying the GPM Core Observatory on Feb. 28, 2014.
24 February 2014, 02:14 PM ET
The NASA-JAXA Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory will provide near real-time precipitation coverage around the globe. The data will be used to study climate change, natural hazards and freshwater resources.
24 February 2014, 10:23 AM ET
A space rock impacted the surface of the moon on September 11, 2013 with explosive force of 15 tons of tnt. It was estimated to be between 1.9 and 4 feet wide, 880 lbs (400kg) and traveling at ~38,000mph (61,000 km/h).
24 February 2014, 10:02 AM ET
A boulder-sized space rock slammed into the lunar surface last year, sparking the brightest explosion on the moon ever seen, scientists say.
24 February 2014, 09:35 AM ET
An estimated 4 foot-wide, 880 lbs asteroid hit the moon on September 11th, 2013. It had explosive force of 15 tons of TNT. Spanish telescopes that are part of Moon Impacts Detection and Analysis System (MIDAS) recorded the explosion. (looped)
24 February 2014, 06:45 AM ET
Using a set of long-lined harpoons would allow a mission to grab samples from multiple locations on an asteroid or moon — and to get them from beneath the surface, where some of the most interesting material lies, researchers say.
24 February 2014, 06:30 AM ET
After decades of wondering why young massive stars don't blow away the gas surrounding them, astronomers have finally found a process that explains how these youngsters hang on to their gassy envelopes.
23 February 2014, 12:01 PM ET
From a blazing supernova remnant to a smokin' hot supermodel, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for Feb. 22, 2014.
23 February 2014, 12:00 PM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
22 February 2014, 02:56 AM ET
Will telemedicine work on Mars?
21 February 2014, 06:09 PM ET
Most astronomers believe the universe began 13.8 billion years ago in a sudden explosion called the Big Bang. Other theorists have invented alternatives and extensions to this theory.
21 February 2014, 05:25 PM ET
Inpouring rivers of hydrogen gas could explain how spiral galaxies maintain the constant star formation that dominates their hearts. Scientists observed a tenuous filament of gas streaming into the galaxy NGC 6946, known as the Fireworks Galaxy.
21 February 2014, 03:44 PM ET
A deep freeze has settled in over the Great Lakes this winter and a new image released by NASA shows the astonishing extent of the ice cover as seen from space.
21 February 2014, 10:59 AM ET
On January 28th, 2014, NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) witnessed an M-class flare, the strongest its seen since it was launched. The spacecraft studies the Sun's chromosphere.