Researchers have detected fluctuations in Earth's magnetosphere created by the same tidal forces that the moon exerts on the oceans.
By accidentally finding a tiny Washington Monument-sized asteroid, the James Webb Space Telescope has demonstrated how useful it can be much closer to home.
Finding and studying these strange stars helps us understand the complicated life cycles of normal, more well-behaved stars.
New photos from the European Mars Express orbiter highlight the planet's diverse surface geology and show how tectonic activity and running water created the fascinating features we see today.
Researchers have created a never-before-seen form of ice with a disorganized structure and a density almost exactly that of liquid water.
Rare clouds that give off bright, multi-colored light like an aurora were recently spotted at multiple locations in the Arctic. But what causes them?
The GOES East weather forecasting satellite of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration spotted this unusual heart-shaped cloud form above the southern Atlantic Ocean.
The only known filmed interview with physicist and Catholic priest Georges Lemaître, who originally proposed the Big Bang theory, has been found on a video that was lost nearly 60 years ago.
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The gravitational waves would be weak, but potentially detectable by the next joint observing run of the world's gravitational-wave detectors.
A stunning new view of the Tarantula Nebula captures turbulent clouds of gas and dust swirling between young stars.
Humanity faces greater existential threats than it did during the Cold War, according to the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists
A huge filament of solar plasma has broken off the sun's surface and is circling its north pole like a vortex of powerful winds, but scientists have no clue what caused it.
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A Hubble Space Telescope image shows the scattered and chaotic population of stars in a globular cluster located 31,000 light-years from Earth.
NASA has redirected the private Peregrine moon lander to a new touchdown site to increase science returns ahead of crewed Artemis missions.
Jupiter now boasts the largest number of moons orbiting it after scientists discovered another 12 moons, bringing the behemoth's total up to 92.