Life on Earth can seem pretty hazardous, but if you ask astrophysicist Paul Sutter, it's still safer than anywhere else in the universe.
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Apple TV+ has dropped the first teaser trailer for its "Foundation" adaptation of Isaac Asimov's books coming in 2021.
Studying Mars has been by turns tantalizing and heart-breaking, a constant dance as improving technology builds or dims hopes of finding life on our red neighbor.
For centuries, humans have looked to the bright, reddish dot moving across our skies and wondered about its secrets.
Young people who are “hooked” on watching fantasy or reading science fiction may be on to something.
It was a major scientific scandal as established astronomers and a female graduate student butted heads over the composition of the sun.
In his new book, "What Stars Are Made Of: The Life of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin," author Donovan Moore tells the story of a young British scientist at the forefront of astrophysics.
Two of Babak Tafreshi's major astrophotography programs were canceled or postponed this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, he told Space.com.
One new book transports readers back to the early days of Soviet spaceflight with an unbelievable collection of stunning, colorful and nostalgic images.
In "See You In Orbit? Our Dream Of Spaceflight," former NASA manager Alan Ladwig takes a look back at the missions and milestones in developing public spaceflight opportunities.
Space.com sat down with Sarah Scoles, author of "They Are Already Here: UFO Culture and Why We See Saucers."
Read an excerpt from the new book "They Are Already Here: UFO Culture and Why We See Saucers" by Sarah Scoles.
Sure, humans have looked to the stars for millennia, but it's still difficult to step into the shoes of all those people.
"Star Wars" is starting an epic "storytelling initiative" to fill out the history of the franchise some 200 years before the events of the 1999 movie "Star Wars: The Phantom Menace."
After he lost his father's lightsaber and before he built his own, Luke Skywalker had a different Jedi weapon.
Andy Weir, the best-selling author of "The Martian" and "Artemis," was just as surprised as the rest of us when NASA gave its new crewed moon landing program a familiar name: "Artemis."
Fans of "Star Trek" and "The Martian" — the hit novel about fictional astronaut Mark Watney being stranded on the Red Planet — have an exciting audiobook to look forward to.
The great distances covered by visiting "aliens" may be ones of time rather than space, a recent book argues.
Fans of Captain Malcolm Reynolds in the science fiction TV show "Firefly" now have a glimpse of his family history — in comic form.