In just one month, June 2019, the Amazon rainforest experienced deforestation over a region larger than Maui.
The solar system around a star called Beta Pictoris was already a pretty interesting place, with a large planet scientists have actually seen and a huge amount of rubble flying around.
Several fires are raging through Brazil's Amazon rainforest at a record rate, striking a devastating blow to the ongoing fight against climate change.
NASA's Mars 2020 rover reached another milestone with the first successful test of its SuperCam instrument.
The United States has set new guidelines for launching safe and sustainable nuclear spacecraft on future missions to the moon, Mars and beyond.
This star has a number of odd qualities, and may have had one of the most powerful explosions ever observed.
The drama of a total solar eclipse has astonished countless astronomers and amateurs, but few have channeled that astonishment as beautifully as artist Carol Prusa.
A highly anticipated NASA mission to Jupiter's possibly life-supporting moon Europa remains on track for a mid-2020s launch.
A nearby, rocky exoplanet may be just a plain rock with no atmosphere — supporting a theory that planets orbiting small stars are more susceptible to lacking an atmosphere.
Researchers at LIGO and Virgo may have detected a gravitational-wave signal from the merger between a black hole and neutron star. This would be a major first.
A United Launch Alliance Vulcan Centaur rocket will send Astrobotic's Peregrine lander on its way toward Earth's nearest neighbor two years from now.
The National Space Council (NSC) will convene for the sixth time today morning (Aug. 20), and you can watch the proceedings live.
Are those cosmic wings? A new image of the Seagull Nebula shows a shape that looks just like a glittering gull in flight across the night sky.
America's largest impact crater wreaked havoc on the land and water. Scientists are just beginning to understand it.
Two galaxies are caught in a crazy cosmic dance, pulling at each other in a fresh image from the Hubble Space Telescope.
Arctic wildfires are becoming more frequent, and NASA is trying to find out how that will impact the surrounding population and the globe.
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