7 stunning discoveries about Saturn from the Cassini mission
December 8, 2016, 4:36 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The spacecraft will send itself on a collision course with the planet in 2017.
Matter is spontaneously appearing and then disappearing around this distant star
December 1, 2016, 1:52 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The mystery seems to hint at the existence of 'virtual particles" that represent fluctuations in the quantum field.
Was Einstein wrong? His views about the speed of light may soon be challenged
November 28, 2016, 9:27 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A new theory suggests that the speed of light was not always constant, which could shake up physics as we know it.
Immaculate star might be the most perfectly spherical object in the universe
November 18, 2016, 8:41 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Is this star as close to perfection as it gets in nature?
What to expect from the Leonid meteor shower
November 17, 2016, 11:11 a.m. by Joe Rao, SPACE.com
The low-key Leonids can still offer up some thrills to dedicated skygazers.
New theory explains gravity better than Einstein's relativity
November 10, 2016, 9:10 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Dark matter and dark energy aren't needed to explain large-scale gravitational movements under the new theory.
Garage reveals trove of grandmother's paintings, all inspired by the stars
November 4, 2016, 7:05 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Grandson finds lovely paintings in the garage and shares them on social media.
The controversy behind the world's next great telescope
November 1, 2016, 11:31 a.m. by Robynne Boyd
Thirty Meter Telescope is being built in a culturally and ecologically sensitive area of Hawaii.