Astronomers have worked out details of the giant impact that knocked Uranus so famously askew.
On Tuesday (April 7), the moon will arrive at its closest point to Earth in 2020 a few hours before becoming full. This "supermoon" will be the biggest of the year — but you may not see a difference.
Already visible in telescopes and high-power binoculars, the comet may be bright enough to see with the naked eye by the end of April.
If you've caught a splendid look at Mars, Jupiter and Saturn in the past few weeks, get ready for a major perspective shift.
Saturn's moons Rhea and Janus tango on opposite sides of the planet's famous ring system in this new color-enhanced image from NASA's Cassini orbiter.
NASA is headed to Saturn's largest moon, Titan — but some scientists hope to convince the agency to send another mission to Titan's neighbor, Enceladus, to look for signs of life.
An exoplanet may be shaped like an American football due to the mighty gravitational forces it experiences close to its star, a new study finds.
Astronomers have detected two stellar corpses whirling around each other, and they might be producing gravitational waves.
NASA is calling on its workforce to come up with creative ways that the agency can help fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, native Hawaiians who oppose construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project on Maunakea in Hawaii have reduced their presence on the mountainside.
A scarlet fan spread across the skies over Japan 1,400 years ago, and it's been puzzling astronomers ever since.
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