While it looks and sounds worrying, there's nothing to fear here. A massive new "hole in the sun," or a big patch of black in the corona, was spotted on Monday by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. Bu...
These starkly beautiful illustrations will transport you to distant worlds.
Scientists have found a dwarf star "dominated by water vapor and clouds, with an overall appearance that is strikingly similar to Jupiter".
It's a unique look at "unimaginable cosmic violence."
After five years and hundreds of millions of miles, NASA's spacecraft Juno is finally knocking on Jupiter's door. And the $1.1 billion mission all hangs on a single 35-minute engine burn -- a maneuver...
The booster generated 3.6 million pounds of thrust.
Your pictures are lovely, Hubble.
"This small asteroid is caught in a little dance with Earth.”
The high-pressure system is accompanied by bright "companion clouds."
In what sounds like a plot device from a science fiction movie involving sea monsters and aliens, a strange sound is coming out of the Caribbean Sea that's so loud it can be detected from space. And i...
A former NASA engineer may rocket to fame with his newest creation: the world's largest Nerf gun. Mark Rober said he built the supersized Nerf toy mostly to survive in the workplace. "People have thes...
“A spectacular rise of the full moon just before sunset while flying over western China.”
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NASA's new campaign means you could make the most of those childhood dreams to be an astronaut.
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Look to the skies this evening and you'll enjoy something of a rare phenomenon: A full moon on the same day as the summer solstice -- something that hasn't happened since 1967. The full moon of June,...
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He landed at 10.15am, UK time.
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The university student found four "planet candidates" outside of our solar system.
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What would Van Gogh’s "Starry Night" look like if he lived today?
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Planet 9 remains a mystery, but this is one attempt to explain it.
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"It’s about being a multi-planet species and have life extend beyond the solar system."
Scientists say an iron knife buried with King Tut is truly out of this world. The knife was made with iron that came from a meteorite, according to an article in the journal Meteoritics and Planetary...
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From atoms to the solar system, it's all there.
Turns out, Einstein's theory was right.
Get your telescopes ready -- tonight's sky is expected to be a bright one. Mars will be the brightest it's been in two years as it undergoes what's called Mars opposition, an orbital placement that pu...
That's one otherworldly view!
Good heavens! The finds more than double the number of known exoplanets.
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Mercury and the sun have begun to dance in a rare astronomical phenomenon you won't want to miss. In what's known as a planetary transit, the solar system's smallest planet will appear as a tiny black...
So We Discovered 3 Planets That Could Sustain Life. Now What?