The Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to three scientists for their work involving one of the cosmos's most mysterious, darkest, secrets — black holes.
Four small spacecraft are being readied for moonbound treks to help quench a thirst for new data about lunar water ice.
Europe's new telescope studying alien planets has created its first detailed portrait of a world, and it's a weird one: hot and tilted around a warped star.
Scientists have conducted a new cosmos-wide matter census, finding that the stuff makes up 31% of our universe.
Tens of millions of years ago, the corpse of a star stole away too much gas from a neighbor and exploded, becoming a beacon in the cosmos — one that took a full year to fade away.
Pieces of the asteroid Vesta made their way somehow to a much smaller world, the space rock Bennu, which is currently hosting a NASA spacecraft.
NASA just launched a citizen-science project called Planet Patrol, which asks volunteers around the world to sort through images collected by the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS).
The spacecraft will drop off its precious parcels and then swing back out into space towards another rocky destination.
Artificial satellites from Earth have only populated space since 1957, but there are now hundreds of thousands of objects from our planet in orbit.
Wildfires are burning the West Coast, hurricanes are flooding the Southeast — and some of those storms are rising from the dead.
Black holes can get big … really big. But just how big? It's possible they could top out at over a trillion times more massive than the sun.
The full moon of October 2020 also carries the title of the Harvest Moon for those living in the Northern Hemisphere.
Remnants of water once found on the surface of Mars may be hidden in a handful of small lakes below the Red Planet's south pole, and more could exist, according to new research.
Climate archivists have found the coldest day ever in the Northern Hemisphere, set by Greenland in 1991
NASA recently highlighted some collaborations between the Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes.
An epic series of satellite images shows smokes from the California wildfires clashing with hurricanes in the Eastern United States and Gulf Coast.
About 100 million years ago, a gigantic meteorite collided with Australia, creating a 3-mile-wide impact crater.