SpaceX will launch a powerful Telstar communications satellite into orbit early Sunday morning (July 22), testing out its new Block 5 version of the Falcon 9 rocket for the second time.
20th Century Fox has chosen movie writer Geneva Robertson-Dworet to adapt Andy Weir's "Artemis," an action-packed crime caper set on an isolated moon base.
New research shows the closest-ever views of features in Jupiter's swirling auroras, revealing the complicated footprints left by its moons Io and Ganymede.
Aspiring writers of "imaginative fiction" — whether science fiction, fantasy or other kinds — are in for a treat: a new update to the fiction-writing guide "Wonderbook," by Jeff VanderMeer.
The explorer probe Hayabusa2 has successfully rendezvoused with Ryugu, beginning an 18-month stay at the diamond-shaped asteroid.
The CBS thriller "Salvation" is back tonight (June 25) for its second season, bringing even more ideas to stop an encroaching asteroid and permutations of geopolitical intrigue.
Scientists speculate that ours might not be the only universe out there — we might instead live in a "multiverse".
Meteors, also known as shooting stars, are pieces of dust and debris from space that burn up in Earth's atmosphere, where they can create a bright streak across the night sky.
As Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft approaches the asteroid Ryugu, the probe has grabbed its best photos yet of the rocky body — and they'll only get better.
President Donald Trump directed officials Monday (June 18) to establish a military Space Force before signing a new U.S. policy for space traffic control.
An international team of scientists has found that a strange type of bacteria can turn light into fuel in incredibly dim environments.
The blazing-fast particles that whirl through Earth's radiation belts are propelled mostly by whistling "chorus" waves, according to new research from two NASA satellite missions.
According to recent reports, Amazon executives are in talks to pick up "The Expanse" — the space drama recently canceled by Syfy channel — for a fourth season.
NASA's new administrator, Jim Bridenstine, said that he knows Earth's climate is changing, and that humans contribute to it "in a major way," also supporting NASA's research into that important area.
The aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights, is the rippling night-sky light display found at the northernmost reaches of the Earth.
Roughly 80 percent of the mass of the universe appears to be dark matter: a material that seems to interact with ordinary matter only through gravity, without emitting light or energy.
Researchers have spotted the fastest-growing black hole ever found — and have seen the (thankfully) distant devourer consume a mass equivalent to Earth's sun every two days.
Space is a dangerous place for humans: Microgravity sets our fluids wandering and weakens muscles, radiation tears through DNA and the harsh vacuum outside is an ever-present threat.