The discovery of a cosmic-ray source is a triumph of multimesssenger astronomy, in which scientists use multiple types of signals to probe deep cosmological questions.
It sounds like something out of a comic book: A normal man gets a special suit and vows to use his newfound powers for good. But Tim Dodd isn't a superhero. He's the Everyday Astronaut.
Fans of the "Star Wars" franchise have dubbed May 4 (or "May the Fourth") as Star Wars Day, in a play on the famous line "May the Force be with you."
Scientists, engineers and reporters gathered at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland to announce the latest results of the Kilopower nuclear power plant project.
NASA has canceled a mission to assay the resources available to humans on the moon, even though the Trump administration made it a priority to send humans back there.
The National Geographic Channel has revealed the first 3D, 360-degree video of space, as part of its series "One Strange Rock."
Studying how flames burn in microgravity is helping scientists understand combustion. The insights learned could help reduce pollution here on Earth, according to a video released by NASA.
Like a ship cruising the seas or a fighter jet going supersonic, astronomic objects also make shock waves through the medium in which they travel.
In April 1968, Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke released “2001: A Space Odyssey," which has delighted and confounded audiences for 50 years now.
The Smithsonian Channel will air one of Hawking's last documentary appearances in its special "Leaving Earth: Or How to Colonize a Planet."
Space enthusiasts, make room in your calendars. The Smithsonian Channel will premier two back-to-back space documentaries in late March and early April.
NASA's robotic astronaut, Robonaut 2, is headed home soon for a long-overdue repair. A litany of problems has kept the robot offline since it was upgraded with legs in 2014.