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The James Webb Space Telescope had to perform outside of its design limits to observe the collision of NASA's DART probe with asteroid moonlet Dimorphos in September last year, NASA has revealed
The sun is growing more active in its regular 11-year-cycle and has a huge sunspot serving as a hotbed of flares and other activity.
Astrophotographer Josh Dury captured this spectacular image of the February full moon rising behind the Glastonbury Tor, one of the U.K.'s best known spiritual sites.
A mini-planet orbiting in the frigid outer reaches of the solar system has a Saturn-like ring of dust and debris that defies the rules of physics, a new study has revealed.
A constellation of tiny satellites could revolutionize the study of the most energetic explosion in the cosmos and help astronomers untangle the mysteries of colliding neutron stars.
The death toll from the magnitude 7.8 earthquake Monday (Feb. 6) and aftershocks is estimated to be at least 11,200 people in the region, according to reports.
The massive comet 96P Machholz is currently headed through the inner solar system, and a closer look at this unusual 4-mile-wide space snowball reveals that it's chasing its own tail.
A United States company may touch down on the moon for the first time in 2023, but who will make the debut landing is hard to predict.
Astronomers have directly imaged a brown dwarf, a so-called "failed star," in the Hyades cluster, which lies 150 light-years from Earth.
The James Webb Space Telescope reveals the earliest stages of galaxy formation in a time when the universe was less than 1 billion years old.
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 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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A rotating universe would be capable of rotating your future into your own past, allowing you to travel back in time.