Of all the rocky, inner worlds of the solar system, Venus is the most challenging to explore.
The Giant Magellan Telescope just got a nice chunk of change to help develop and test the advanced technologies that will give the future observatory such sharp vision.
Mysterious midnight disaster spared critical electronics in iconic alien-hunting telescope called the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.
Suddenly, a mission to investigate whether Venus might be hospitable to life after all doesn't seem quite so outlandish.
Rocket Lab's life-hunting Venus mission in 2023 will be just the beginning, if all goes according to the company's plan.
The new moon occurs Thursday, Sept. 17, at 7 a.m. EDT (1200 GMT), a day before Mercury reaches its highest point in the evening sky for the rest of the year.
Science, even science about the heavens, is done by people, astronomer Sara Seager reminds us throughout her new memoir, "The Smallest Lights in the Universe."
NASA astronauts will be receiving and filming bottles of Estée Lauder skincare aboard the International Space Station later this month, according to CNN Business.