Using the Hubble Space Telescope astronomers have measured the mass of a lone white dwarf star, LAWD 37, the kind of stellar remnant our sun will leave behind.
Wolf 1069 b offers a unique opportunity to study a potentially habitable and tidally locked exoplanet.
Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) glows above Stonehenge in southern England during its closest approach to Earth in 50,000 years.
A combination of citizen science and machine learning is a promising new technique for astronomers looking for exoplanets.
NASA's Curiosity rover has rolled up on another meteorite on Mars, an iron-nickel rock the mission team has dubbed "Cacao."
Combining X-ray, radio, optical and infrared wavelengths, astronomers have imaged the messy collision of three galactic clusters leading to the formation of Abell 2256.
The first-ever satellite designed to detect major emitters of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide is set to launch to space this year.
The icy Saturn moon Mimas may have a geologically young internal ocean surrounded by a thinning ice shell, new research suggests.
Although thought of as the halfway point of winter, Groundhog Day actually falls a couple of days short. Winter's midpoint will occur this week on Saturday (Feb. 4).
Magnetic properties of coronal holes in the sun's atmosphere can help forecast the severity of geomagnetic storms that hit Earth.
Even as the James Webb Space Telescope is allowing astronomers to see inside vast, distant galaxies, it's also studying some tiny, nearby objects, albeit inadvertently.
A newly released image from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope shows a crowded field of galaxies and stars, with a distant spiral galaxy standing out in stunning detail.
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A new video shows us 12 years in the lives of orbiting exoplanets, crunched down to just a few dramatic seconds.
After one of its instruments was briefly knocked offline, the James Webb Space Telescope returned to full science operations on Monday (Jan. 30).
Scientists have released one of the most accurate maps of the universe's matter ever created, featuring precise measurements of its distribution throughout the cosmos.