A physicist's stunning new photo of Proxima Centauri from the James Webb Space Telescope, was just a slice of chorizo.
For the second time in two years, China has launched a classified reusable vehicle — thought to be a robotic space plane — on a mystery mission to Earth orbit.
Europe's unlucky first Martian rover ExoMars can still play a big role in answering the question whether there has ever been life on the Red Planet?
Russia launches possible stalker spacecraft, Russia clarifies its International Space Station departure timeline, and Blue Origin launches six people to space.
It's true that the dark matter hypothesis has its shortcomings — and, of course, we haven't found any dark matter particles yet. But the truth is that the alternatives are much worse.
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NASA's car-sized Perseverance Mars rover drilled out and sealed up its 12th rock sample on Wednesday (Aug. 3), its fourth such operation in less than a month.
Curiosity landed on Mars on Aug. 5, 2012, with one main goal: to determine whether the planet was once habitable. In 10 years, it has answered that question and many others.
Nocturnal behaviors have been evolved to take advantage of the darkness of night. Yet today, they are under an increasing threat from the presence of artificial lighting.
Debris produced by the most spectacular comet outburst ever observed will be visible from Earth later this month even to amateur telescopes. Here is how to look for it.
Earth's Shadow is a terrifying new sci-fi video game just launched on Steam that takes place on the mysterious exoplanet of Sumbra.
The U.S. Postal Service releases a new First-Class stamp series featuring "Toy Story's" Buzz Lightyear
Here's our round-up of the best tripods on the market, and we think every astrophotographer should have one.
A guide to the best headlamps that keep your hands free and won't ruin your night vision when stargazing or taking astrophotographs.