The "most comprehensive studies" of the Higgs boson conducted to date reveal that the particle behaves as expected and could help unlock some of the greatest mysteries of physics.
Asteroid Bennu nearly swallowed the OSIRIS-REx probe when it touched down on the rock to collect a sample, revealing that the space rock's nature was much different than scientists had thought.
There is a layer of Earth's atmosphere that we know almost nothing about. NASA wants to change that.
An engineering image acquired during testing of one of James Webb Space Telescope's instruments reveals hundreds of distant galaxies in the deepest ever glimpse into the infrared universe.
Operators lost contact with the moon-bound CAPSTONE satellite yesterday (July 5) after initially completing a set of tasks following its separation from the rocket upper stage.
German engineers have tested a team of cute autonomous lunar robots on the volcanic moon-like slopes of Italy's Mount Etna.
The second of the four cutting-edge instruments on the James Webb Space Telescope is ready to perform science ahead of the awaited release of first full-quality images on July 12.
SpaceX's Starlink satellites are providing data to NOAA to help improve space weather forecasts as spacecraft operators struggle with unexpected effects of frequent solar eruptions.
Astronomers have finally ruled out that one of the highest-risk asteroids seen in years will hit Earth in 2052.
Study reveals why mysterious gamma-ray bursts appear to blink and suggests that these mysterious phenomena might be much rarer than astronomers thought.
The sun is acting out, and solar weather forecasters are baffled. But one scientist might know what's going on.
A new video shows the crater-riddled surface of the solar system's smallest planet Mercury as captured during a super close flyby of the BepiColombo spacecraft.
The projected growth in the number of rocket launches will have a detrimental impact on Earth's climate and its protective ozone layer, a new study has found.
Mapping the Milky Way is a task similar in scope and size to the Human Genome Project. Here, we look at the journey of data collected by the Gaia telescope as it reveals the galaxy's secrets.
The Mercury-bound space probe BepiColombo has taken its second look at its target planet today during a superclose flyby designed to slow it down and adjust its trajectory.
Some low-Earth-orbit satellites are falling to Earth 10 times faster since the sun started acting out last year.
CERN will cease all cooperation with Russia and Belarus in 2024 in response to Russia's ongoing aggression against Ukraine.
Telescopes watch as a comet disintegrates near the sun, gathering data that might help explain why some comets seem to disappear.
Mesmerizing views of the Strawberry Supermoon thrilled stargazers all over the world yesterday night (June 14) with stunning images arriving from all over the world.
The odd chemical composition of Venusian clouds cannot be explained by extraterrestrial life, as the atmosphere bears no signs of alien pooping and eating, a new study found.
Milankovitch cycles are periodic changes in the orbital characteristics of a planet that control how much sunlight it receives thus affecting its climate and habitability.
Europe's galaxy-mapping Gaia mission recorded the sound of starquakes that ripple through stellar surfaces like tsunamis and change stars' shape in a way that can be detected from Earth.
The galaxy-mapping mission Gaia has detected thousands of stellar earthquakes that might provide new insights into the inner workings of stars.