Reference Pluto, officially a dwarf planet, has surprising complexity on its surface. While certainly a world, not everyone agrees it is a planet.
Reference The Space Race was a bitter competition that took place in the late 1950s to the mid-1970s, between the USA and the Soviet Union.
An astronomer proposes that the sun-like star 2MASS 19281982-2640123 is the origin of the Wow! Signal
Reference Starlink satellites have been developed by SpaceX to provide internet to remote locations. Here we explore the controversial megaconstellation in more detail.
Reference NASA’s Lucy mission is the first to visit the Trojan asteroids. Lucy will help answer questions about the formation of the solar system.
Researchers have watched a mysterious fast radio burst shoot out energy far more times than they thought was possible.
An overview of the Earth-observing fleet of Sentinel satellites that are part of the Copernicus program.
A major astrochemical project has produced comprehensive maps of molecules in protoplanetary disks and found lots of organic material.
Physicists turned on a new type of gravitational-wave sensor and saw two intriguing results, but they aren't yet ready to claim a discovery.
By entangling the motion and quantum properties of a beryllium crystal, scientists have achieved unprecedented precision for measuring electromagnetic waves.
Researchers show how intelligent aliens might draw nearly-limitless power from a black hole using a Dyson sphere.
An attempt to figure out how much emission Jeff Bezos' jaunt into space will produce and whether we should be concerned about it
Two spaceflight experts consulted by Live Science said that Jeff Bezos had decent odds of surviving his upcoming ride into space
Astronomer Wendy Freedman suggests that the latest observations of red giant stars could be closing the gap on the Hubble tension.
Colossal arc of distant galaxies makes astronomers question some of their most cherished principles about the cosmos.
New observations help astronomers hone in on a long-standing mystery about where cosmic rays come from.