New astronaut and satellite images of an active volcano on the island of La Palma reveal the frightening beauty of the eruption, as well as its dangerous proximity to humans.
Satellites have captured a dramatic volcanic eruption that is shaking a Spanish island after half a century of silence.
September's equinox has arrived today, marking the beginning of astronomical autumn in the Northern Hemisphere, where the nights will get longer than the days until the spring equinox in March 2022.
Stargazers across the globe celebrated this year's magical Harvest Moon, which marked the end of the summer season just two days before the autumnal equinox.
NASA has released three new 'musical pieces' based on astronomical observations of distant stars, black holes and galaxies.
Black holes exert small amounts of pressure on their environment a new study finds, hinting at a more complex nature of these mysterious objects.
The four private astronauts of SpaceX's Inspiration4 crew have shared their first snapshots from their historic first-ever all-civilian space trip and they look thrilled.
Volcanic super eruptions regularly tore up the surface of Mars billions of years ago, altering the planet's climate for decades and creating scars that are still visible today.
Participants of the Inspiration4 space mission feel no fear prior to the milestone launch, just a bit of stage fright as some of them prepare to sing and play ukulele during the flight.
Satellites captured strengthening Tropical Storm Nicholas as it neared the coast of Texas before pouring down over ten inches of rain in only a few hours.
A distant supernova previously imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope will be visible again from Earth and surrounding space in 2037, astronomers predict.
The AI-powered robot CIMON has received a software update before an upcoming round of more complex experiments at the International Space Station.
High-tech solar-powered greenhouses inspired by technology developed for missions to the moon and Mars could soon grow food in Arabian deserts as well as in orbit around Earth, Nanoracks plans.
NASA has started testing a future air taxi that might soon be flying cargo and passengers in busy cities, helping them to ease annoying traffic jams.
The European-Japanese BepiColombo mission hopes to shed light on many of the unexplored mysteries of Mercury, the least explored planet of the inner solar system.
The European Sentinel 2 satellite has flown over Mount Etna just as the volcano, the most active in Europe, erupted for the 50th time this year on Sunday (Aug 29).
NASA engineers are building a next-generation supersonic plane that will produce a barely audible thump instead of the infamous boom that can rattle furniture and break glass.
NOAA's GOES 17 satellite has captured this video of Caldor Fire as the blaze spread south of Lake Tahoe and forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents.
Teams working on the James Webb Space Telescope have completed testing of the giant observatory and are now preparing to ship it to the launch site ahead of its journey to space later this year.
Comets from other star systems, such as 2019 Borisov, visit the sun's neighborhood more frequently than scientists had thought, a new study suggests.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station celebrated the opening of the Tokyo Paralympic Games by posing with a photo with a torch.
A Russian startup is testing a technology that filters out disruptive passes of SpaceX's Starlink satellites from astronomical observations.