August 19, 2019, 2:54 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It took 900 million years for the ripples to reach Earth.
'Ploonet' may be the most adorable name ever for a moon that leaves the nest
July 12, 2019, 12:27 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Baby's all grown up and needs a new name.
Japan's historic asteroid mission makes final touchdown for samples
July 11, 2019, 2:03 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
JAXA has landed rovers and its spacecraft on the surface of asteroid Ryugu.
Could a tiny spacecraft sail on a beam of light across the galaxy?
July 9, 2019, 1:58 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
If this works, the galaxy could become a much smaller place.
Scientists have picked up a radio signal from the other side of the universe
July 6, 2019, 9:05 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It's from a galaxy like our own that's 8 billion light-years away.
Few people on dry land saw the total solar eclipse — but you can
July 2, 2019, 10:30 a.m. by Ben Bolton
Observers within the path of totality (and watching our live stream) will be able to see the sun's corona.
Why NASA is sending a winged robot to Saturn's moon, Titan
June 28, 2019, 3:33 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
The building blocks of life are frozen here.
Orbit map of the solar system reveals gorgeous planetary perspective
June 27, 2019, 9:15 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Map shows the orbits of more than 18,000 celestial objects.
A meteorite smashed into Mars — and left the red planet black and blue
June 19, 2019, 1:27 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
A newly formed crater on Mars reveals the red planet's artistic side.
We're close to solving the mystery of those flashing lights on the moon
June 17, 2019, 3:42 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
A German scientist's AI-powered lunar telescope aims to decipher the moon's twinkling lights.
NASA spacecraft to map and sample asteroid that's heading our way
June 17, 2019, 11:15 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
As part of its mission to analyze Bennu, OSIRIS-REx has set a new record for closest orbit of a planetary body by a spacecraft.
Every solar system model you've seen is wrong
A black hole met a neutron star and swallowed it 'Pac-man' style
Starman's Tesla completes orbit around the sun
Scientists detect more repeating radio signals from deep space
Scientists baffled by sudden brightness of our galaxy's supermassive black hole
For the first time, scientists capture a shockwave bursting from the sun