Perseverance just took another big step toward liftoff.
The young, remote island of Nishinoshima in the Pacific Ocean is experiencing a growth spurt following recent volcanic activity.
A daring sun-grazing NASA spacecraft turns its focus to Venus today (July 10) with a critical flyby that will pass through the planet's weird "tail."
Each year, dust from the Sahara Desert blows off Africa and across the Atlantic, but most years that plume isn't so massive it's nicknamed "Godzilla."
Rocky planets that formed early in our Milky Way galaxy's 13.2-billion-year history have a better chance of supporting life than worlds that were later to the party, a new study suggests.
Studying Mars has been by turns tantalizing and heart-breaking, a constant dance as improving technology builds or dims hopes of finding life on our red neighbor.
For centuries, humans have looked to the bright, reddish dot moving across our skies and wondered about its secrets.
Astronomy and physics have struggled with diversity and inclusion for as long as those fields have existed. But, as a recent report explained in depth, institutions have the power to improve.
The South Atlantic Anomaly, nicknamed the "Bermuda Triangle of space," is a portion of space above Earth where protection from high doses of radiation is significantly weaker.
Experts have said that a slight spike in radioactivity above northern Europe likely originated in Russia, but Russian nuclear plants in the area deny any abnormalities.
A NASA mission to one of the most intriguing objects in the solar system just cleared a big hurdle on the path toward its 2022 launch.
A bill released by the U.S. House of Representatives today (July 7) would keep NASA funding flat next year, at $22.629 billion.
Students are leading the charge to make changes at Yale University after a heated debate over systemic racism at the institution went public.
NASA's Jupiter-orbiting Juno probe has captured gorgeous imagery of a storm that recently cropped up on the giant planet.
Three missions are poised to launch toward the Red Planet this month, including NASA's life-hunting, sample-caching Perseverance rover.