The emergency preparedness activities now underway to combat the coronavirus pandemic offer insight about our readiness to deal with a dangerous incoming asteroid, experts say.
Two researchers investigated the dynamics of Saturn's churning atmosphere to figure out what sorts of planetary fluid dynamics are creating its mystifying hexagon.
Young people who are “hooked” on watching fantasy or reading science fiction may be on to something.
NASA's pioneering New Horizons spacecraft has traveled so far that its view of the cosmos is noticeably different than ours.
Listen to a couple ideas about humanity's future on the moon and you'll likely hear about the game-changing potential of a substance you probably have in your freezer: water ice.
The liftoff of the Perseverance Mars rover has been pushed back three days to deal with a faulty crane at the launch site.
NASA has tapped the company Astrobotic to land the VIPER moon rover at the lunar south pole in 2023.
Scientists have generated an exotic form of matter in the unique microgravity environment aboard the International Space Station and are using it to explore the quantum world, a new study finds.
Physicists set a new record by linking together a hot soup of 15 trillion atoms in a bizarre phenomenon called quantum entanglement.
Saturn's moon Titan is zooming away from its ringed parent 100 times faster than scientists expected.
A sliver of Martian geological history takes center stage in a striking photo of a Red Planet crater.
Researchers have created a miniature version of supernova shock waves in a lab here on Earth to solve a long-standing cosmic mystery.
New thermal imagery of the Mars moon Phobos could help shed light on the satellite's mysterious origin.
Photos of the now-Tropical Depression Cristobal taken by space station astronauts and a NASA satellite show the powerful storm tearing through the Gulf Coast region north across the United States.
You'll need a minute to take it all in, there's a lot going on in this stunning view of the inner solar system, including a comet, Mercury and some solar weather.
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