The largest planets in our solar system could have drifted away from the sun much sooner than scientists previously thought, one new study suggests.
Jupiter's dilute core could have been formed by a head-on collision 4.5 billion years ago, one new study suggests.
It's stressful to hang out near the king of the solar system, and Jupiter's moon Io bears the scars of that close relationship on its surface, which is pockmarked by a host of volcanoes.
The mission, which is scheduled to launch in July 2020, has suffered failures in two recent parachute tests.
When NASA makes its move to grab a piece of space rock, will its spacecraft snatch at a sample of a dark, sandy Nightingale or of a very wet Kingfisher?
A team of four NASA spacecraft finally caught sight of a phenomenon scientists have been hunting for years: an interplanetary shock.
Europe's Rosetta spacecraft wasn't the only object circling Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko back in 2015.
A cloaked black hole found lurking behind a cloud of gas dates to the early cosmic years of the universe.
There's a galaxy not too far from our own that astronomers were very sure was shaped like an X, but a new, clearer radio telescope image shows that the galaxy is more like a stretched-out blob.
Today, Wernher von Braun is remembered as a rocket engineer who spent his career singlemindedly focused on enabling human spaceflight, first for Nazi Germany and then for the U.S.
The surviving cores of planets orbiting dead stars emit radio waves that scientists can detect from Earth for up to a billion years, one new study has found.
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