Explore astronomy, from the latest trip to the International Space Station to alien planets outside our solar system.
Presence of such galaxies may signify fertile star-forming regions.
Angeles Duran, who lives in the town of Salvaterra do Mino, registered the star at a local notary public as being her property.
NASA hopes to use commercial flights to send astronauts into space.
The next launch opportunity will be Dec. 17.
Precooked irradiated smoked turkey stands in for a hot turkey fresh out of the oven.
Surprising new results from the Large Hadron Collider rule out a number of theoretical physics models.
The SpaceX mission will be performed under a NASA program to develop commercial supply service to the international space station.
Branson: 'Ever since I saw the moon landing as a young teenager, I was determined I would go into space one day.'
Search for alien planets about understanding the nature and diversity of alien worlds in our galaxy and beyond.
Recaluating the sizes of Pluto's neighbors could bring its planet status back.
NASA astronauts are beaming down dazzling images and guess-this-mystery-location photos via Twitter and have even launched a game.
SpaceShipTwo, named the VSS Enterprise, is designed to carry six ticket-holding passengers and two pilots.
A series of safety reviews is still ahead before the shuttle is completely cleared for flight.
Discovery may force astronomers to rethink their ideas about planet formation and survival.
The Leonid shower occurs when the Earth passes through a stream of dust leftover from the Comet Tempel-Tuttle.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
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