If wormholes exist, they might magnify distant objects according to Einstein's theory of relativity — and that makes it possible for us to find them, new research suggests.
Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope to hunt for protoplanetary discs more than 4,000 light-years away were treated to a rainbow smokescreen filled with stars.
Twinkling stars blanket this new view of the Carina Nebula, a vast cloud of dust and gas that lies 7,500 light-years from Earth.
The Earth looks amazing in this first global view from NOAA's new NOAA-21 imaging satellite, which launched in November 2022.
Although models accurately predicted the evolution of the Arctic storm, scientists were surprised to see just how much sea ice thickness decreased in the storm's aftermath.
Graphene found interlocked with diamonds inside an ancient meteorite could be the key to superfast, supercharged tech.
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Cox mixes dazzling visuals with mind-bending questions to illuminate how scientists are working to understand the universe.
While planets and some moons are almost perfectly spherical, the smaller bits of the solar system, such as asteroids and comets, come in all different shapes. But why is that?
Are you worried about the sun suddenly blinking out? Never fear — our star still has billions of years left to shine.
Reference Christina Koch has broken many records and has been selected as part of Artemis 2's crew, where she'll become the first woman to be sent on a mission to the moon.
About 4.5 billion years ago, the solar system was just a giant, spinning cloud of gas and dust. Today, it's flat. Here's how that happened.
These planets are mostly made of gas, but a spaceship would have a rough time trying to get through a giant planet like Jupiter or Saturn.
The private sector wants to bring nuclear power to space to enable faster and more efficient space travel.
Space Force vice commander Lt. Gen. David Thompson urges Americans to better understand the need to be prepared for military actions in space.
Commercial launch leaders are optimistic that the industry will survive the current outbreak of coronavirus.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says humanity needs a "whole new architecture" to fly in space beyond low Earth orbit.
Private companies have plans to foster a new age of sustainable space travel. Their first stop? The moon.
House Science Committee staff members insist that their bill does not preclude NASA's lunar exploration goals. Others feel differently.
The science gear will fly aboard robotic landers built by two private companies: Pittsburgh's Astrobotic and Houston's Intuitive Machines.