Researchers just created the world's first image of a terrestrial gamma-ray burst.
New York City, home to 8.6 million people and one hot duck, has perished in an apocalyptic meteor strike … in a simulation.
The odds of an atmosphere forming around an Earth-like exoplanet are even slimmer than previously thought, a new study suggests.
Here’s one explanation for why Earth’s magnetic field undergoes weird geomagnetic jerks every decade or so.
The blobs are real, they’re chock full of charged particles and they’re heading our way several times each day.
What does the speed of light look like? CalTech researchers built the world's fastest camera to find out.
On Dec. 18, 2018, a school bus-size meteor exploded over Earth with an impact energy of roughly 10 atomic bombs. But no one saw it.
There's a mighty wind a-blowin' out of the Cigar Galaxy, and it could teach astronomers how the first stars formed.
A gargantuan green dragon hisses in the sky over Iceland this month and its appearance has scientists stumped.
Fancy some white wine on the Red Planet? Scientists in the Republic of Georgia are determined to grow grapes on Mars.
Half a century after the first manned space flight, space travel may be about to enter the age of steam.