Astrophysicists have a wild idea to explain the bizarre abundance of super-high-energy radiation shooting from the center of our galaxy: gravity portals.
This week, the Space.com forums kicked off our Perseverance Prize giveaway, talked space exploration and more. See what's up here.
Astronomers detected the first-known 'space hurricane' raging over the North Pole for 8 hours in 2014, a new study found.
This Friday (Mar. 5), Space Chat will explore commercial space initiatives like Inspiration4, which aim to send commercial astronauts to space.
Mount Etna has been spewing lava across Sicily for weeks during a series of eruptions captured by a slew of Earth-orbiting satellites.
The European Space Agency's exoplanet-hunting spacecraft Plato has crossed another hurdle, with critical technology for its mission passing tests at the ESTEC Test Center in the Netherlands.
NASA will show off the Perseverance rover's "firsts" on Mars in a teleconference today, March 5. Here's how to watch live.
The reverberations from the epic touchdown of NASA's Perseverance Mars rover will extend far beyond the science and spaceflight communities, President Biden said.
Mercury may not have shrunk nearly as much as scientists previously thought, potentially solving the mystery posed by the planet's continuing quakes.
A newly discovered alien world could help astronomers better understand the atmospheres of rocky exoplanets.
NASA's Perseverance rover has spent a busy two weeks settling into its new home on Mars, most recently flexing its robotic arm for the first time.
A year ago, the bright red star Betelgeuse in the Orion constellation hit the headlines for a stark fading episode that astronomers couldn't explain. They still can't, although they keep trying.
Like mad scientists, researchers are creating miniature black holes in their laboratories. Their mission? To see if a mysterious form of radiation predicted by Stephen Hawking exists.
A new form of active matter known as swirlonic matter clumps together in quasi-particles that bend the laws of physics.