NASA's Earth observation satellites have spotted the largest seaweed bloom in the world, a belt of algae stretching 5,500 miles (8,850 kilometers) from West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico.
Scientists created a computer simulation to test an alternative theory to the evolution of the cosmos.
Russia's Meteor M2-2 weather satellite and 32 smaller payloads launched into space on board Soyuz rocket on July 5.
A group of scientists set out to learn whether hot gas in galaxy clusters is as thick as honey sliding off a spoon or as smooth as milk being stirred in a coffee cup.
We've gathered some of the best pictures from social media of the total solar eclipse that took place today (July 2) in South America.
Scientists reexamined the century-old mysteries surrounding an asteroid impact from 1908 in order to better understand the likelihood of these events in the future.
New photos of Earth from space reveal a brown ash plume billowing from the Raikoke volcano in the North Pacific Ocean following an eruption on Saturday (June 22).
Three small cubesats were released into low Earth orbit last week as part of a program that helps countries build their first satellites.
Your old solar eclipse glasses might be reusable. Here's how to check whether they will safely protect your eyes from the sun.
An Ariane 5 rocket successfully launched two new communications satellites into orbit Thursday (June 20) after a gorgeous sunset liftoff from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana.
Astronomers are on the hunt for traces of gold on the surfaces of some of the oldest stars in the universe in order to find the origins of heavy metals in the cosmos.
A citizen-science project is asking people to trace spiral galaxies to help astronomers find intermediate-mass black holes.
NASA's SET mission will test the effects of radiation on satellites to learn how to better protect them in space.
A photo of Earth at sunrise shows Venus, our closest neighboring planet, shining in the distance above Earth's shimmering blue horizon.