NASA's Juno spacecraft made another pass over Jupiter's surface late last month, and the data is back — including this stunning view of two enormous storms swirling across the gas giant.
The weirdly clustered orbits of some far-flung bodies in our solar system can be explained without invoking a big, undiscovered "Planet Nine," a new study suggests.
Overnight from Jan. 20 to Jan. 21, 2019, millions of people in North and South America can enjoy a full hour of a total lunar eclipse.
Set your timers for 10 hours, 33 minutes and 38 seconds — scientists have finally figured out how long a day lasts on Saturn, cracking a lingering mystery about the ringed gas giant.
This summer, the most powerful solar telescope ever built should make its first observations of our sun — but the excitement isn't just for scientists, the telescope team believes.
Asteroid impacts have a bad reputation here on Earth — it's the dinosaurs' signature public relations victory — but it's the moon that really bears the scars of living in our messy neighborhood.
Saturn has not always had rings — the planet's haloes may date only to the age of dinosaurs, or after it, a new study finds.
Ocean temperatures reached their highest point since accurate measurements first began in the 1950s.
Back in the first moment of the universe, everything was hot and dense and in perfect balance. A new quantum experiment aims to show how that changed.
The distant object Ultima Thule spins into view in a dramatic new video captured by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.
Here's something you don't see every day — the glint of freshly fallen rain on the surface of an alien world.
The second season of "Star Trek: Discovery" will be back on your screens via CBS All Access this Thursday evening at 8:30 p.m. EST.
The cotton plants that sprouted on the moon's far side aboard China's Chang'e 4 lander are dead, done in by the bitter cold of the lengthy lunar night.
Scientists think that they've spotted a rare, Jupiter-size black hole casually strolling through the Milky Way galaxy.
These tiny subatomic particles, showering down from the depths of space, continue to surprise (and annoy) physicists chasing them.