Explore astronomy, from the latest trip to the International Space Station to alien planets outside our solar system.
The moon Io has one of the most bizarre -- and smelly -- landscapes in our solar system.
Telescope in Hawaii containing the world’s largest digital camera will scan the skies for Earth-killing asteroids heading our way.
Mysterious 'John F' smuggled tiny wafer etched with priceless art masterpieces to the moon aboard Apollo 12.
The discovery is a candidate for imaging with a high-resolution camera, which would allow the students to look inside the cave.
European CoRoT satellite reveals 6 new exoplanets that may change how we understand the evolution of other solar systems.
Scientists propose new theory that could reshape our understanding of the universe.
Scientists think a little-known compound called pyrophosphite could have allowed first life on Earth to form.
Calvin Dale Smith of Houston has been charged with stealing Sally Ride’s flight suit worn on her historic 1983 mission.
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away...
The Expoxi spacecraft, originally built for another mission, will fly by the Earth on its way to the comet Hartley 2.
For a decade, man had used the funny-looking rock' in his garden to deter his dog from digging.
New research: Black holes that spin in the opposite direction emit stronger jets of radiation.
A computer algorithm modeled after the human brain will see billions of galaxies as we do and categorize them.
Huge black holes at the center of two separate galaxies surprise scientists with strange antics.
Alignment is important in navigating a space potty.
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