Intuitive Machines' Odysseus moon lander slipped into lunar orbit today (Feb. 21), setting up a historic touchdown attempt that will take place tomorrow afternoon (Feb. 22).
Using the James Webb Space Telescope, scientists have confirmed that neutron star mergers forge heavy elements like gold.
Photos by the European Space Agency's Solar Orbiter probe show activity ramping up on the sun's surface as it approaches solar maximum this year.
Any day now, it could happen: We could detect an asteroid on an Earth-crossing trajectory. It might be tomorrow; it might be a thousand years from now. So what can we do about it?
Reference See what moon phase it is tonight and find out when you can see the rest of the moon phases for 2024.
Methane detected near dwarf planets Eris and Makemake could have come from within their interiors, produced by geochemical reactions amid hot rock.
The Intuitive Machines moon landing machine is on course to the moon after 2 crucial engine burns in deep space. Lunar orbit insertion will happen on Feb. 21.
Astronomers have observed a so-called standard candle supernova generating clouds of cosmic dust, bringing us a step closer to understanding the life and death cycle of stars.
A vital Atlantic current that includes the Gulf Stream and keeps our climate in check may be giving off a warning sign of collapse.
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