The James Webb Space Telescope and the now-retired SOFIA telescope, impressive as they may be, have hit their limits when it comes to studying Psyche.
For years, experts haven't agreed on whether Venus' lightning is truly lightning. New data from NASA's sun-kissing spacecraft may have settled the debate.
Astronomers worry that an impending future of widespread satellite constellations could darken our bridge to the stars.
Ashley Zelinskie calls herself the scientific artistic translator, taking our understanding of the universe and showing us how to interpret it.
This spot on Mars has preserved information about ancient landslides and evidence of Red Planet water.
NASA has highlighted a new set of vibrant cosmic images, each one painted by the observatories that help us see what our eyes cannot.
Scientists still can't nail down the rate at which our universe is expanding. New JWST observations didn't make things any easier.
The Perseverance rover's MOXIE experiment produced a total of 122 grams of oxygen on Mars. At its most efficient, it generated 12 grams of the life-sustaining element every hour.
To assist astronauts with their sleep schedules, scientists developed a lamp synchronized to their circadian rhythms.
A James Webb Space Telescope image of M51 boasts amber hues and reddish streaks, capturing the galaxy's gravitational relationship with a neighboring realm.
Chandrayaan-3 creates first temperature profile near the moon's south pole; ISRO offers more updates on the historic lunar mission.
The JWST team announced that a mode of one of the observatory's infrared sensors indicated a reduction in the amount of light registered by the instrument.
A brown dwarf just 18.5 light-years from Earth has been found to host a radiation belt. But why are scientists are so excited about this?
The James Webb Space Telescope strikes again, this time with a beautiful new view of a famous planetary nebula. But don't be fooled — none of this has anything to do with planets.
An experimental detector can now rule out dark matter particles down to about a fifth of a proton's mass.
Not only is the devastation being thoroughly documented around the world, but it's also being recorded from space.
In the wake of Hawaii's tragic wildfires, NASA experts discuss our planet's critically rising temperatures.
Thanks to some precise maneuvering on Aug. 3, NASA says Parker is on-track to make its sixth and closest flyby of Venus on Aug. 21.
Using a 24/7 observatory that can detect when charged particles interact with water, scientists identified record-breaking rays coming from the sun.
The enormous galaxy cluster, El Gordo, has been imaged by Hubble in the past — now, the JWST has offered us a fresh new view.
Euclid's stunning seminal images confirm that the observatory's instruments are working as expected.