The next era of our investigation of the cosmos is about to be kick-started by the Rubin Observatory, which is currently under construction in northern Chile.
Physicists have long been unable to describe what happened just after the Big Bang when a teensy blip ballooned into the universe, a process called inflation. We may know why.
NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity broke new ground during its latest Red Planet flight, as video of the sortie shows.
Ingenuity aced its third-ever Martian flight early this morning (April 25), adding to its already impressive resume.
Scientists have detected the largest stellar flare ever recorded from Proxima Centauri. The finding changes what we know about stellar flares and the potential for alien life around red dwarfs.
Leading scientists have long pondered how matter gives rise to our subjective experience of reality and believe consciousness could even permeate space and time.
China has named its first-ever Mars rover "Zhurong" after an ancient fire god ahead of a landing attempt on the Red Planet in May.
NASA's history-making Mars helicopter Ingenuity will make its third Red Planet flight this weekend, if all goes according to plan.
Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope unveiled a stunning new image of a fast-burning star to celebrate the iconic observatory's 31st anniversary.
This Friday (April 23), Space Chat will explore the technology behind the spacesuits that let astronauts walk in space, on the moon and - one day - on Mars.
The $100 million Carbon Removal X Prize launched Thursday (April 22), in an attempt to spur the development of technology that can help stave off the worst effects of human-caused climate change.
President Joe Biden tweeted his support for the Ingenuity team after the little helicopter's record-setting Mars flight on Monday (April 19).
NASA scientists, astronauts and musician Shawn Mendes teamed up this Earth Day to remind us how planet Earth connects us all.
Earth's poles are moving — and that's normal. But new research suggests that within just decades, climate change and human water use have given the poles' wandering an additional nudge.
NASA's Ingenuity helicopter took to the skies above Mars' Jezero Crater again early this morning (April 22), just three days after making history with its first Red Planet flight.
Earth Day 2021 is here and the folks at Google hope it plants a tree in your heart with this adorable Google doodle.
The state of the global climate continued to worsen in 2020 despite the series of economically damaging lockdowns and travel limitations triggered by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
NASA's Perseverance rover just notched another first on Mars, one that may help pave the way for its human overlords to explore the Red Planet someday.
Astronomers have apparently found the closest known black hole to Earth — a weirdly tiny object dubbed "The Unicorn" that lurks just 1,500 light-years from us.