Scientists have uncovered a new key to understanding the strange workings of neutron stars — objects so dense they pack the mass of multiple suns into a space smaller than a city.
NASA's Orion capsule, planned to be its next manned spaceship, safely landed during a flight test today (July 24) using just two of its three parachutes.
A giant radio telescope in Chile has captured amazing baby photos of what will eventually be a colossal star 11,000 light-years from Earth. Even more shocking: It's still growing, scientists say.
Astronomers have detected exotic antimatter particles flying from the sun during solar flares — a discovery that could help scientists understand this mysterious sibling to matter.
Farmers Bruce and Nelva Lilienthal found this meteorite while clearing their field in Minnesota. It turned out to be a rare type of space rock.
The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Center features the retired shuttle Atlantis as if it were in flight.