A new video from NASA shows how a supernova explosion morphs and changes during a 13-year period, including unusually fast-moving shock waves.
A new meteorite addition to the Field Museum's collection resembles a malodorous mud brick, but it holds important clues about the origins of life on Earth.
A fast-moving visitor is approaching our cosmic neighborhood. Dubbed 2019 SX5, this near-Earth object is about the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
When 'Oumuamua passed through our solar system in 2017, no one could figure out where the object came from. But astronomers think they've worked out how Comet 2I/Borisov got here.
Polish scientists are developing a first-of-its-kind cubesat mission to Mars that could launch as early as 2022.
An Indian spacecraft may be orbiting the moon, but it's also gathering valuable data about other key players in our solar system.
Using 10 years of data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, the team of astronomers concluded that there is more gas coming into our galaxy than leaving it.
The smaller a planet, the more difficult it is to spot — which is frustrating for scientists hoping to find Earth-like worlds.
There used to be nine planets. Now there are eight, or maybe there are nine after all. Whichever you prefer, here is a list of them in the order they appear in the solar system.
Earth's magnetic field flipped 26 times every million years during the Cambrian period, the highest frequency ever documented.
Chilean officials are investigating a curious collection of burning objects that fell onto parts of the country last week.
NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission has reached another milestone with a successful separation test of the descent stage that will deliver the six-wheeled robot to the surface of the Red Planet.
Ten years ago today (Oct. 9), NASA slammed a hunk of space junk into the moon, forever changing our perception of Earth's nearest neighbor.
Physicists are scouring the universe for evidence that one of the fundamental constants of nature, Newton's gravity, is not constant at all.
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