In just one month, June 2019, the Amazon rainforest experienced deforestation over a region larger than Maui.
Astronomers at the Mauna Kea telescopes in Hawaii are returning to work after pausing their operations in response to the gathering of thousands of activists over the past four weeks.
Researchers recently studied the effects that a plant compound found in grapes and wine could have to preserve the density and mass of muscles in rats placed under Martian-like conditions.
Tiny glass pearls found inside fossilized clams are likely a sign that a meteorite made a sizeable splash near the ancient Florida peninsula, according to a team of researchers.
Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin had to troubleshoot unexpected problems, like a "lumpy" lunar gravitational field and a rocky landing site.
Protesters have been gathered at the base of Mauna Kea in Hawaii since July 15, when construction gear was scheduled to begin arriving for the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project.
As the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's lunar landing approaches, it's inevitable that the Artemis program comes to mind.
NASA relied on the U.S. State Department to implement an extensive global network of antennas to support the 1969 moon landing.
The moon was at the tail end of a partial lunar eclipse when it rose above the Andean horizon on Tuesday (July 16).
By watching the skies at the brink of sunrise and shortly after nightfall, astronomers spotted a hunk of rock with the shortest-known asteroid "year" to date.
To help determine whether Saturn's moon Titan could host life, researchers are modeling many possible realities of this icy world within tiny glass jars.
NASA wants to practice for a potential future human mission to Mars by investigating how astronauts would fare on the moon.
When the July 2 total solar eclipse crossed South America, a small group of scientists waited to see if the models they made matched up with pictures of the real thing.
Before the April 2024 total eclipse that will cross North America, there are almost two dozen lunar and solar eclipses appearing in skies across the world.
The roughly 11-lb. (5 kilograms) cubesat is designed to showcase that efficient solar sailing is possible.
As a spacecraft ambitiously maps over a billion stars, it is also discovering new asteroids whose orbits are mesmerizing, as seen in a new video.
The InSight Mars lander team is "elated" that the robot succeeded in lifting away the support structure surrounding stuck burrowing heat probe.
If you aren't lucky enough to view this summer's total solar eclipse in person, check out any one of these live webcasts streaming the amazing sight.
Scientists zapped mold spores in a laboratory and concluded that two types of fungus could survive a journey to the moon or Mars.
The Israeli organization SpaceIL will not be performing a lunar return for its second Beresheet mission after all, according to a recent tweet.
Beneath the Space Shuttle Enterprise, presidential historian Douglas Brinkley sat down with Space.com to chat about the Apollo 11 mission and his latest book, "American Moonshot."
This Monday (June 24), the nonprofit organization The Planetary Society will launch LightSail 2, the first spacecraft propelled solely by sunlight.
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