On Aug. 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse darkened the skies from Oregon to South Carolina. Here are the best photos and videos of this long-anticipated event.
A couple decided to name their newborn daughter "Eclipse," after the celestial event that occurred on her birthday.
Here are guidelines for watching the Aug. 21, 2017 total solar eclipse, including when it is safe to remove your eclipse glasses.
Can you photograph the phenomenon with my cell phone or tablet? With a few caveats, the answer is "yes."
The first total solar eclipse to cross the contiguous United States in 99 years occurs today, and millions of skywatchers are ready to watch.
Space.com's Calla Cofield is headed to Rexburg, Idaho to witness the total solar eclipse in a small town.
Tens of millions of people will travel to see the eclipse, overwhelming local businesses, roads and phone networks. Here’s what to plan for.
Ancient stories and superstitions about eclipses can be found in every corner of the globe, but modern skywatchers aren't immune to misinformation about these celestial events.
There's only two weeks left until the total solar eclipse of Aug. 21, 2017. Here's what you need to know before the big event!
Space.com wants to help you plan for (and remember) the ‘Great American Eclipse.’ Here is a downloadable map, safety guide and event poster.
Virgin Orbit's modified 747-400 aircraft "Cosmic Girl," is one step closer to serving as a mobile rocket-launching platform.
The Cassini spacecraft at Saturn recently observed a light show on the planet's southern hemisphere: auroras, glittering in the gaseous atmosphere.
The authors of a book about the first 25 years of "Star Trek" talked about where the franchise has been and where it's going, at Comic-Con International in San Diego.
Space.com is reporting from the 2017 Comic-Con International in San Diego, where space science collides with movies, TV, comic books and more.
Can space-based experiments help make cotton a more sustainable plant on Earth? A new science challenge will offer researchers up to $1 million in funding to find out.
Space.com has partnered with Simulation Curriculum to make what we think is a fantastic mobile app for the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse.
Here's a list of panel discussions and events at San Diego Comic-Con (which starts July 20) that we think space fans will enjoy.
The crimson clouds of Jupiter's Great Red Spot are more hypnotic than ever thanks to images created by citizen scientists using data from NASA's Juno probe at Jupiter.
A new study shows that women of color in astronomy are far more likely to feel unsafe at work because of their gender and race than other groups.
Multiple NASA satellites have captured images of the dramatic and long-awaited birth of one of the largest icebergs ever recorded, which broke off an Antarctic ice shelf this week.
A new documentary look backs at the triumphs of the Cassini probe ahead of the spacecraft's scheduled death dive into the ringed planet.
A new high-resolution image of Saturn's moon Epimetheus' reveals a long history of meteor collisions.