Jupiter's innards are full of the remains of baby planets that the gas giant gobbled up as it expanded to become the behemoth we see today, scientists have found.
NOAA has announced that the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season is likely to be more active than average for the seventh year in a row.
13-year-old prodigy Elliott Tanner has graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in physics and mathematics.
NASA recently released an image of Mars' Airy-0 crater, which bears a remarkable resemblance to a human fingerprint and marks the Red Planet's prime meridian (zero degrees longitude).
Astronomers have created the most detailed map yet of the magnetic field within one of the Milky Way's galactic bones.
A spinning orb of light that slowly moved across the sky in Alaska on March 29 was actually frozen fuel left by a Chinese rocket, according to experts.
Data collected by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have revealed that a supernova shock wave traveling through the Cassiopeia A nebula is not expanding as evenly as it should be.
NASA has released a stunning image of Portugal’s coastline showing the immense power of massive, seven-story-high waves as they crashed toward the shore.
A new image taken by the Curiosity rover reveals a tiny, flower-like mineral deposit less than half an inch wide on the Martian surface.
If a super-advanced civilization had to ability to engineer the solar system from scratch, how many planets could they squeeze around the sun?
A satellite image captured by Landsat 8 shows Mount Vesuvius "peering" through an eerily circular hole in the clouds.
NASA's Earth Observatory has released a photo of a crescent moon above an orbital sunset taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station.
Recent satellite images captured by Landsat 8 show a rare windswept sea ice formation over water in Antarctica.
Researchers studying the atmospheres of white dwarfs have discovered previously unknown rock types which made up the exoplanets that once surrounded the stellar remnants.
Researchers warn that there are dozens of potential false biosignatures on Mars that could hinder the search for alien life.
Researchers have discovered a new mineral from deep within Earth's mantle; it was trapped inside a diamond and brought to the surface.
A new study has confirmed a longstanding theory that Earth's crust tilted to the side, and eventually back again, around 84 million years ago.
Astronomers recently identified an unusual star that most likely formed from the hypernova remains of one of the universe's first stars.
NASA has released a picture of a Pac-Man-shaped supernova remnant in the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy that was recently captured by the Hubble telescope.
Satellite images released by NASA's Earth Observatory show concentric rings of clouds forming above the erupting volcano on La Palma in the Canary Islands.
The largest piece of Martian rock on Earth, weighing around 32 pounds, has gone on display for the first time, at a museum in Maine.
Scientists have figured out the average color of the universe by recording visible light from more than 200,000 galaxies.
Scientists have used computer models to predict the size of minuscule deformations, or mountains, on the surfaces of neutron stars, which are responsible for causing gravitational waves as they spin.
NASA has released striking satellite images of wildfire smoke clouds covering vast swaths of the U.S., from the West Coast all the way to the Atlantic Ocean.