Beloved science personality Grant Imahara has died at age 49.
It turns out the moon is a little younger than scientists previously thought — about 85 million years younger, to be precise.
NASA has unveiled new policies to protect the moon and Mars (and Earth) from contamination as human spaceflight advances.
Astronomy and physics have struggled with diversity and inclusion for as long as those fields have existed. But, as a recent report explained in depth, institutions have the power to improve.
Students are leading the charge to make changes at Yale University after a heated debate over systemic racism at the institution went public.
Some skywatchers may have seen more than mere fireworks in the night sky during their Fourth of July celebrations on Saturday: the full moon.
During last Friday's spacewalk (June 29), NASA astronauts got a "pretty awesome" view of SpaceX's Crew Dragon vehicle docked with the International Space Station.
Two veteran astronauts will step out of the International Space Station today (June 26) on the first four complicated spacewalks to swap out outdated batteries on the orbiting lab.
The Hubble Space Telescope spotted a bat signal out in the cosmos, 1,300 light-years from home. And the bat? It's flapping its wings.
The moon's mysterious far side is so much different than its near side, which we see in the night sky, and now scientists think they know why.
SpaceX's first Crew Dragon to carry astronauts is passing all tests and could return to Earth as soon as August 2nd.
Fridays at 1 p.m. EDT (17000 GMT), Space.com staff writer Chelsea Gohd will host the brand new series "Space Chat."
If you watched the sun set on Uranus, the sky would start off as a brilliant blue and fade into deeper blues with striking turquoise notes. So how do we know that?
NASA satellites spotted an enormous brown plume of dust from the Sahara desert floating above the Atlantic Ocean.
NASA and Virgin Galactic have signed a Space Act Agreement, under which they will work together to support commercial space activity.
Far-off alien planets covered in vast oceans might be common in our Milky Way galaxy, scientists find.
The sun and moon converged in a dazzling "ring of fire" solar eclipse Sunday (June 21), stunning skywatchers across parts of Africa, Asia and more.