Read the latest news about NASA's James Webb Space Telescope.
A lunar rock brought to Earth nearly half a century ago is revealing new information about the moon's complex history.
On Saturday (Dec. 11), the $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope was secured atop the Arianespace Ariane 5 rocket that will send it into the final frontier from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana.
Science studying a mysterious star explosion known as "the Cow" think the blast could have created a black hole or neutron star.
Satellites operated by Maxar Technologies and Planet have captured striking views of the damage inflicted by last week's tornados.
The deepest and sharpest images of the Milky Way's center have been obtained, enabling astronomers to estimate the mass of the black hole at the galaxy's heart with unmatched precision.
ESET Science Award celebrates remarkable Slovak scientists for the third year in a row. Laureates were chosen by a jury chaired by Professor Kip Thorne.
China's Yutu 2 lunar rover recently spotted something intriguing on the far side of the moon, but it'll take the vehicle a few months to reach the object for a closer look.
Scientists tested seven different predictions, in one of the most ambitious and involved challenges to general relativity ever undertaken — and the theory passed with flying colors.
The solar system formed about 4.5 billion years ago. Scientists have developed three models of how it happened.
A technology that keeps Norway's fjords ice-free in winter could help prevent devastating hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico in the future.
There are two main reasons. First, crocodiles can live for a very long time without food. Second, they lived in places that were the least affected when the asteroid hit Earth.
A greenhouse in Antarctica testing technologies that could one day grow food for Mars colonists has produced an abundant harvest of greens, vegetables and spices.
The supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy periodically hiccups, burping a "mini-jet" out into space.
An extraordinary galactic jet ejected from a supermassive black hole boasts a corkscrew-like helical structure, new ground-based telescope views reveal.
Astronomers may have, for the first time, detected a sunlike star erupting with a giant outburst 10 times larger than anything similar ever seen from our sun.