Planet Earth is now trapping twice as much heat as it did 14 years ago, according to findings of a new study, which raise concerns about the possible acceleration of climate change.
China's first-ever Mars rover was on the move earlier this month, imagery by a NASA spacecraft shows.
A pair of gas-giant exoplanets was found orbiting a distant sun-like star, thanks to the help of citizen scientists around the world.
Astronomers may not know what dark matter is, but they do know that galaxies are supposed to contain a lot of the shadowy, invisible substance.
The researchers created a computer model to predict the ways the planets would scatter, finding that slight tweaks to starting positions lead to vastly different outcomes
Satellite parts that melt away during reentry reduce the risk of space debris impacts on Earth, a new video demonstrates.
A big new sample of fast radio bursts is allowing scientists to ask big-picture questions about the cosmos.
China's Chang'e 5 spacecraft returned fresh moon rock samples late last year, but the main science of the mission is still just getting underway.
Colossal arc of distant galaxies makes astronomers question some of their most cherished principles about the cosmos.
Venus may still be geologically active today, which could mean that Earth's planetary sibling is a good place for scientists to learn about early Earth and faraway worlds.
Scientists used solar wind to make the first 3D map of the heliosphere, which protects Earth from deadly cosmic radiation.
Physicists analyzed data from the first ever gravitational waves detected to prove Hawking's theory, and think that even more could be discovered from studying the ripples in space-time.
Scientists have found the earliest known "storm" generated by a supermassive black hole, a discovery that could shed considerable light on the coevolution of galaxies and their central black holes.
The official start of summer kicks off in the Northern Hemisphere today (June 20) to make Father's Day the longest day of the year.
The researchers say that they want to use the survey to better understand our own place in the universe.
USPS released "Sun Science," a collection of 10 colorful stamps celebrating the study of heliophysics using imagery from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.
The community ponders about the most important questions in space exploration and interrogates dark matter.