A unique observatory buried in pristine Antarctic ice detected a stream of elusive neutrino particles streaming from the center of a distant galaxy obscured with dust.
The Hunga Tonga volcanic eruption that sent shockwaves through Earth in January 2022 generated the highest volcanic cloud since at least the Krakatoa eruption of 1883, scientists have found.
The European continent is bearing the brunt of climate change, warming at a rate that is twice as fast as the global average, a new report found.
Scientists are developing a new method that uses satellite images to assess how coral reefs fare amid climate change.
Black holes have properties characteristic of quantum particles, a new study reveals, suggesting that the puzzling cosmic objects can be at the same time heavy and light.
British rocket startup Orbex has signed a 50-year lease to develop and operate its home spaceport in the north of Scotland.
A giant asteroid that might one day cross paths with Earth has been discovered hiding in the glare of the sun.
The European Solar Orbiter spacecraft took the highest-resolution video ever of the upper layer of the sun's atmosphere, the corona.
Reference From charting constellations to analyzing exoplanet atmospheres and imaging edges of black holes, astronomy has always strived to understand the nature of the universe and our place in it.
A private space mission will study how solar flares generated by nearby stars can affect habitability of exoplanets in their orbit.
The James Webb Space Telescope photographed a collision of two galaxies that's sparking a flurry of star formation invisible to other telescopes.
The James Webb Space Telescope's view of the famous "Pillars of Creation" reveals cosmic processes like never before. Here is what makes astronomers so excited.
A fleet of space telescopes unexpectedly detected the record-breaking gamma-ray burst GRB221009A on Sunday, (Oct.9), making operators concerned about the odd signal.
Changes in Earth's atmosphere resulting from climate change are working against efforts to clean dangerous debris out of orbit around Earth.
The science goals set for Europe's beleaguered ExoMars rover are still unique, European Space Agency said, as it laid down plans to ask member states to fund a new homegrown descent module.
Europe's new Ariane 6 heavy-lift rocket won't launch before late 2023, but Europe is already planning out a future reusable second stage and homegrown astronaut taxis.
NASA's WISE mission has a dramatic view of the universe based on more than a decade of research, gazing into the deep sky with infrared vision.
The iconic Pillars of Creation sparkle with new-born stars in a photograph captured by the James Webb Space Telescope.
Dozens of telescopes all over the world are pointing at a patch of sky that gave rise to the most powerful gamma-ray burst ever seen, hoping to shed more light on processes that birth black holes.
New maps of the chemical composition of dust based on measurements taken from the International Space Station will help scientists understand which types of minerals contribute to climate change.
Astronomer Aman Chokshi talks about indulging his passion for astrophotography during a year-long expedition to the South Pole where he's been working as an astronomer maintaining a unique telescope.
NASA engineers are firing micro-bullets at squares of anti-meteoroid shield material that will protect a Mars sample return orbiter during its journey back to Earth.
Astronomers may have detected the most powerful flash of light ever seen. The so-called gamma-ray burst was also the nearest ever observed.
The Europe-led Solar Orbiter mission has captured a stunning sequence of the lively sun as it made an orbital approach amid intensifying solar activity.
Organic dust from an odd distant star system spreads throughout the universe propelled by starlight, a new study reveals.