Jupiter's magnetic field has changed since the 1970s, and now physicists think they know why it's happening.
The big move could help our rocky planet escape the expanding sun and prevent a collision with Jupiter.
What's in a name? Well, for the amateur astronomers and scientists fixated on Jupiter, there's been a recent need to describe its iconic storm as more than just a great red spot.
Captured in the visible light spectrum, this deep-space image paints a sharp and colorful picture of the great Orion Nebula.
Europe's city lights gleam through clear skies in this post-sunset photo by Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques.
It's a perennial sci-fi favorite: other worlds, other universes, other possibilities, right beyond the bounds of the known cosmos or just a flick of a magic device away.
Scientists think they've stumbled on a new cache of water ice on Mars — and not just any ice but a layered mix of ice and sand representing the last traces of long-lost polar ice caps.
India is now gearing up for the July launch of Chandrayaan-2, a robotic lunar orbiter/lander/rover combo that is slated to touch down at a predetermined site close to the lunar south pole.
NASA is inviting people around the world to submit their names for inclusion on microchips that will fly aboard the life-hunting Mars 2020 rover, which is scheduled to launch next summer.
The 2019 World Science Festival kicks off this week in New York City! Hear from its founder, Brian Greene.
New video views of Earth show our planet in stunning high-definition, courtesy of a newly-launched 4K video-streaming platform.
Rocky was napping in a doghouse in Costa Rica on April 23 when a small meteorite punctured the roof. The dog was fine, but couldn't hope to match scientists' interest in fetching the stray meteorite.
Earlier this month, engineers put the Mars 2020 rover's fully assembled spacecraft through some tests at the Space Simulator Facility at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
NASA is getting ready to launch living creatures to deep space for the first time in nearly five decades.
The newly translated book "Finding Our Place in the Universe" details how scientists discovered the vast supercluster of galaxies that contains the Milky Way.