No one was expecting the snap on Nov. 6 as engineers at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico weighed their options for dealing with damage to the facility from a cable failure over the summer.
NASA and NOAA are monitoring the powerful Hurricane Iota as the record-breaking storm approaches Nicaragua and Honduras.
Holding a pristine piece of Mars in a lab on Earth is among the most ambitious dreams of planetary scientists, and NASA and its European counterpart want to make the dream a reality.
Earth is the only planet traveling within its nearly circular orbit around the sun. But what if Earth shared its orbit with another planet?
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has taken another selfie, just a few months before its six-wheeled cousin joins it on the Red Planet.
Information about the asteroid Ryugu, which was explored by the Hayabusa2 spacecraft from 2018 to 2019.
The first operational commercial crew mission will not only bring astronauts to the International Space Station but also a suite of unique science experiments for the crew to work on.
Scientists may have caught the blinding flash of a dense magnetic star forming from the collision of two neutron stars.
The search for dark matter is at a crossroads. Now, physicists have a new way to tell what the invisible stuff is made of.
The life-hunting Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, which launched on July 30, is scheduled to land inside Jezero Crater on the afternoon of Feb. 18, 2021.
The seasonal ozone hole over the Antarctic will persist well into November, according to satellite and weather balloon observations from NASA and NOAA.
President-elect Joe Biden has announced the team that will bring him up to speed on all things NASA ahead of his January 2021 inauguration.
The icy Jupiter moon Europa is an astrobiological beacon, quite literally glowing in the deep darkness far from the sun, a new study suggests.
The famed Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico has suffered another major blow in a difficult year that has seen two snapped cables damage the fragile dish.
More perspectives often make for stronger problem solving — and it never hurts if one of those perspectives comes from high above the issue.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine won't remain in the agency's lead role in the Biden administration even if asked, Aerospace Daily & Defense Report reported on Sunday (Nov. 8).
Astronomers say they'll have to keep an eye on the near-Earth asteroid Apophis to see how much of a danger the space rock poses to our planet during a close pass in 2068.
New theory suggests cosmic bubbles during the birth of our universe are responsible for creating dark matter.