Elon Musk has tussled with the New York Times and some balky spacecraft thrusters in the past few weeks.
Take a tour of the effect Sputnik, the world's first artificial satellite, has had on science 50 years after its launch.
Like the famed Face on Mars, "trees" spotted near the planet's north pole are just optical illusions.
Neither aging GPS satellites nor a weak GPS signal was responsible for an elderly couple getting stranded in the woods, the Air Force says.
New research challenges the idea that the asteroid impact responsible for the dinosaurs' demise sparked wildfires worldwide.
Its existence would satisfy the long-held hopes and hypothesis for a "Planet X" envisioned by scientists and sci-fi buffs alike.
The universe might contain less normal and dark matter than previously thought, and be up to 20 percent lighter.
A star called 55 Cancri supports a family of five known planets â€“ the most planets discovered so far around a star besides our own.
An unusual cold spot in our galaxy could be explained by a cosmic defect in the fabric of space-time.
A stellar black hole more than one and a half times more massive than theory predicts has astronomers puzzled.
If not for ancient gravitational interactions with these planets, our moon's orbit might be closer to circular.