Curiosity's "head" shows up in a new image from Mars orbit, as the rover winds its way up an ancient Red Planet mountain.
A host of weather satellites — and at least one astronaut — are keeping their eyes on Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches the Gulf Coast.
If you look around space, you'll notice a lot of things — the planets, stars, moons, even the galaxy itself — have one thing in common: they're spinning. So, is the universe spinning, too?
Black holes are mysterious objects of extreme density, with such strong gravitational attraction that even light cannot escape from their grasp if it comes near enough.
Trump administration officials are removing references to climate change from U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) press releases, according to a ClimateWire report.
String theory started as a simplification of everything, but has become increasingly complex over the years.
Earth's color palette has changed considerably over time, and that fact could help astronomers better understand the evolution of other life-hosting planets, a new study suggests.
An epic lunar laser experiment is still going strong, five decades after the Apollo astronauts set it up on the surface.
Tiny ripples called magnons could lure even a fleeting, lightweight dark matter particle out of hiding.
Skywatchers can see the beauty and vastness of the nighttime skies in these dark sky-designated parks.
It looks like Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has snagged its second souvenir from asteroid Ryugu, marking one of the last major milestones of the probe's visit.
The next SpaceX mission to the International Space Station (ISS) may be uncrewed, but it could nonetheless eventually help humanity extend its footprint far beyond low Earth orbit.
A report last month has buoyed the efforts of scientists seeking a dedicated mission to search for near Earth objects, although NASA has yet to commit to funding that mission.
Scientists created a computer simulation to test an alternative theory to the evolution of the cosmos.
Two recent Southern California earthquakes warped the ground across dozens of square miles — and the changes are visible even from space.
By watching the skies at the brink of sunrise and shortly after nightfall, astronomers spotted a hunk of rock with the shortest-known asteroid "year" to date.
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