NASA's record-setting Mars Opportunity rover is officially dead
February 13, 2019, 2:49 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The rover was originally meant to only live for 90 days.
Ancient supernova saved Earth from watery grave, study suggests
February 13, 2019, 8:21 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Scientists say the explosion of a dying star may have helped partially dried the icy building blocks of an early Earth.
NASA spacecraft to map out asteroid that's heading our way
February 12, 2019, 12:20 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Space agency is preparing its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft for a rendezvous with the potentially dangerous celestial giant.
Satellite snaps first-ever group shot of Earth and the moon's far side
February 8, 2019, 8:21 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Historic photo was captured by an optical camera onboard China's Longjiang-2 satellite.
Dark side of the universe could be way more complicated than the light side
February 6, 2019, 7:53 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
There's more to the dark side than dark energy and dark matter.
This new 3D map of our galaxy features 1.7 billion stars
February 5, 2019, 10:33 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The European Space Agency's Gaia spacecraft spent 22 months capturing this mind-blowing portrait of the Milky Way.
This rock brought back from the moon likely came from Earth
January 25, 2019, 6:28 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Even though it's not technically a moon rock, it could still offer valuable new knowledge.
Planetary collision seeded elements for life on Earth, study says
January 25, 2019, 9:55 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers say the smashup also led to the creation of our moon.
A meteorite smashed into the blood moon during the eclipse, and it was caught on film
January 23, 2019, 1:39 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
It's the first time astronomers have recorded such an event during a lunar eclipse.