Never-before-seen microbes living deep beneath the permafrost at one of the coldest and saltiest water springs on Earth could provide a blueprint for life on Mars.
Earth, our home planet, is the 3rd planet from the sun.
LightSail 2 is now marking three years of spaceflight, but is unlikely to celebrate a fourth anniversary.
North Carolina State University scientists are using satellite images to monitor the expansion of the state's swine waste lagoons.
People around the world celebrated the summer solstice today (June 21), as did some satellites in space.
The 4-meter-wide International Liquid Mirror Telescope (ILMT) at Devasthal Observatory in the central Himalayas comes online.
While astronomical facilities and instrumentation may still be intact, it's too unsafe to verify in person right now.
Summer in the Northern Hemisphere began today (June 21) as the summer solstice 2022 occurred at 5:14 a.m. EDT (0914 GMT), marking the longest day of the year.
The June solstice 2022, which is recognized as the official start of the summer in the Northern Hemisphere, will occur on Tuesday, June 21, at precisely 5:14 a.m. EDT (09:14 GMT).
A fast-burning wildfire shut down all operations at Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona, home to one of the largest collections of astronomical instruments in the United States.
Researchers have published the most detailed map of Antarctica's frigid Southern Ocean to date, including the ocean's new deepest point, the "Factorian Deep."
Antarctica's Doomsday Glacier is losing ice at its fastest rate in 5,500 years, raising concerns about the ice sheet's future.
Milankovitch cycles are periodic changes in the orbital characteristics of a planet that control how much sunlight it receives thus affecting its climate and habitability.
An Astra rocket carrying two small hurricane-tracking satellites for NASA failed to reach orbit Sunday (June 12) after a major malfunction.
Astra plans to launch two cubesats for NASA's TROPICS hurricane-studying mission Sunday (June 12) during a two-hour window that opens at 12 p.m. EDT (1600 GMT).
Earth's magnetic field may not be heading toward a dramatic flip anytime soon, according to scientists who analyzed anomalies in the planet's invisible shield against solar wind and other radiation.
The Siberian tundra could disappear by the year 2500, unless greenhouse gas emissions are dramatically reduced.
For hundreds of millions of years, Earth’s climate has warmed and cooled with natural fluctuations in the level of carbon dioxide (CO₂) in the atmosphere.
A test of whether asteroid surveys could spot a potentially hazardous asteroid successfully rediscovered Apophis and ruled out the possibility of it striking Earth for the next 100 years.
Auroras don't just exist on Earth. Here's what we know about auroras on other planets in the solar system.