It's unlikely that NASA's falling satellite will touch down on land, but the agency would be responsible for any damage compensation.
Three years of scouring the skies with a "homemade" telescope fashioned from commercially available parts has finally paid off for astronomer Peter McCullough.
Magnetic forces at the center of the galaxy have twisted a nebula into the shape of DNA, a new study reveals.
After a seven-year wait, scientists have finally been able to analyze the cometary and stellar dust particles captured by the NASA Stardust spacecraft.
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So far liquid water has remained hidden, possibly because it may not exist for more than a fleeting second.
Scientists present the most complete image of how massive stars trigger the formation of new massive stars.
According to a NASA report that evaluates the risks of sending a manned mission to Mars, Martian dust poses as one of the biggest potential problems.
A new high-resolution map of Mars's magnetic field indicates that the red planet's crust once moved like present-day Earth's.
Venus is commonly known as Earth's "twin sister," but when it comes to being alike, these two are more like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito than Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen.
This summer, scientists pointed the Hubble Space Telescope at the Moon to take a closer look at its soil.
The idea that comets and meteorites seeded an early Earth with the tools to make life has gained momentum from recent observations of some of these building blocks floating throughout the cosmos.