13 November 2013, 02:20 PM ET
A telescope in Chile has captured the most detailed views ever of odd clouds of interstellar dust that are being sculpted into strange shapes by the wind from nearby stars.
13 November 2013, 01:01 PM ET
Scientists found evidence of nickel and iron in the superfast jets emitted by a relatively small black hole, suggesting that "normal" matter plays a bigger role in these enigmatic structures than does exotic antimatter.
13 November 2013, 10:36 AM ET
This amazing space wallpaper reveals the throes of stellar birth, as never before, in the well-studied object known as HH 46/47. The image is the result of combined observations from the Spitzer Space Telescope and ALMA in Chile.
13 November 2013, 07:01 AM ET
The legacy of the famed astrobiologist and science communicator Carl Sagan is now available to people around the world, after the Library of Congress opened The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive on Tuesday.
12 November 2013, 06:34 PM ET
The car-size Curiosity rover went into safe mode Thursday, a few hours after receiving a software update from its handlers on Earth. But mission engineers identified and fixed the problem, allowing Curiosity to resume normal operations on Sunday.
12 November 2013, 04:27 PM ET
A NASA probe has revealed an unprecedented view of Saturn from space, showing the entire gas giant backlit by the sun with several of its moons and all but one of its rings, as Earth, Venus and Mars all appear as pinpricks light in the background.
12 November 2013, 03:33 PM ET
These hot young stars, which are much heavier and will have short lives, have painted the curious and whimsical clouds of gas and dust in this photo of star cluster NGC 3572. Europe's MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope captured the imagery.
12 November 2013, 07:10 AM ET
Mysterious cosmic rays constantly bombard Earth from outer space. Now scientists find these energetic particles could limit where life as we know it might exist on alien planets.
12 November 2013, 06:00 AM ET
The most luminous objects in the universe keep getting more mysterious. Astronomers have discovered a new type of quasar — an incredibly bright galactic core powered by a supermassive black hole — that current theory fails to predict.
11 November 2013, 09:58 PM ET
Rigel Kentaurus (better known as Alpha Centauri) is in the closest star system to Earth and is one of the brightest stars in our sky.
11 November 2013, 05:37 PM ET
Curiosity rebooted its software on Thursday, shortly after its handlers had uploaded new flight software to the 1-ton rover. It was the first time Curiosity had experienced such a fault-related reboot since landing on Mars in August 2012.
11 November 2013, 02:57 PM ET
This cool space wallpaper from the VLT Survey Telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory shows the remarkable super star cluster Westerlund 1. This exceptionally bright cluster lies in the southern constellation of Ara (The Altar).
11 November 2013, 02:19 PM ET
The sun's polarity is getting closer to flipping. The star's northern hemisphere's polarity has already reversed, and the southern hemisphere should follow suit soon, scientists say.
11 November 2013, 02:14 PM ET
An astronaut on the International Space Station has seen the deadly Typhoon Haiyan from orbit. See astronaut Karen Nyberg's amazing photo of the super typhoon.
11 November 2013, 11:11 AM ET
The Sun's magnetic field is close to reversing its polarity. Its is an event that occurs every 11 years. A senior scientist at the Wilcox Solar Observatory explains what will happen.
11 November 2013, 11:01 AM ET
Sunspot AR1890 has erupted with another X class flare on November 10th, 2013. Also, a Sunspot that just recently begun its Earth-facing journey (AR1895) has made its presence know with an M2 flare on Nov. 11th.
11 November 2013, 06:00 AM ET
Over the next decade, NASA and the European Space Agency aim to launch a handful of spacecraft that should discover many thousands of additional exoplanets and characterize some of the most promising new finds in detail.
10 November 2013, 11:00 PM ET
A rundown of some of the biggest spacecraft to smash into Earth beyond their operators' control.
10 November 2013, 07:09 AM ET
A European satellite at the end of its mission is expected to fall out of space tonight. The only question is where its charred and twisted remains may fall. The GOCE satellite mayto Earth sometime Sunday night (Nov. 10) or early Monday.
10 November 2013, 07:00 AM ET
The European Space Agency's GOCE satellite launched in 2009 to study the Earth's gravity. See images of and from GOCE, the Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer.
09 November 2013, 03:43 PM ET
ESA's Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) mapped the Earth's gravity with precision. Find out about the science it performed in this end of mission video.
09 November 2013, 12:22 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
08 November 2013, 09:22 PM ET
From a bizarre asteroid to the strongest solar flare of 2013, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week for Nov. 9, 2013.
08 November 2013, 08:48 PM ET
From an astronaut's stunning images taken from space to an eclipse chaser's look at a rare solar eclipse, don't miss these stunning night sky photos by stargazers and SPACE.com readers.
08 November 2013, 04:27 PM ET
ESA Astronaut Luca Parmitano reviews a few of the more than 30 experiments he performed while on board the International Space Station including testing astronaut food, metal alloy crystallization, capturing the Cygnus space ship, and more.
08 November 2013, 03:42 PM ET
Set to launch on Nov 18th, 2013, the orbiter seek to rewind the planet's geologic history back to the wet, warm epoch that might have spawned life. MAVEN's instruments may help scientists understand why the planet lost much of its atmosphere.
08 November 2013, 02:11 PM ET
Solar radiation, trapped by our atmosphere, keeps Earth warm. But if human activity is making it too warm, Stanford scientists have developed a panel that can return heat to space. Is this a tool for future geo-engineering?
08 November 2013, 11:57 AM ET
Shining brightly in this space wallpaper by the Hubble Space Telescope is our closest stellar neighbor: Proxima Centauri. Proxima Centauri lies in the constellation of Centaurus (the Centaur), just over four light-years from Earth.
08 November 2013, 10:30 AM ET
Sunspot AR1890 erupted with an X3.3 flare on Nov. 6th, 2013 and an X1.1 flare on Nov. 8th. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured the fireworks.
08 November 2013, 07:30 AM ET
Moon-forming giant impact caused a giant magma ocean on Earth; life appeared millions of years later, hitching a ride on a Martian rock, a scientist says.
07 November 2013, 05:35 PM ET
The space agency's Aqua satellite passed over Super Typhoon Haiyan as the cyclone neared the Phillippines. Aqua's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer instrument snapped a photo of Haiyan at 12:25 p.m. local Philippine time on Nov. 7 (11:25 p.m.
07 November 2013, 03:49 PM ET
Astronomers have spotted a never-before-seen phenomenon in our solar system's asteroid belt: a space rock with six tails, spewing dust from its nucleus like spouts of water radiating from a lawn sprinkler.