Early this Friday morning, the Perseid meteor shower will put on a stunning show, producing up to 200 shooting stars an hour!
NASA’s observation of atomic oxygen on Mars’s provides a window into its atmosphere and how life on Mars might get its energy.
Astronomers have discovered three potentially habitable Earth-like planets orbiting a tiny “ultracool dwarf” star for the first time.
Recent data from the New Horizons spacecraft show that, because of its tilt and wobble, Pluto’s climate undergoes cycles lasting millions of years.
A new study shows a galaxy that existed 13.4 billion light years away, breaking the cosmic distance record.
NASA’s Kepler telescope captures the shockwaves emitted from a dying star for the first time.
NASA plans to launch the successor to the Hubble telescope in 2018. What does it take to build a telescope that will send images to earth from a million miles away?
Scientists cannot explain the strange behavior of a star 1500 light years away. Some posit it might be the result of alien megastructures.
Astronomers strongly believe they have detected the presence of a ninth planet, but there is not yet a telescope strong enough to see it. How exactly do Astronomers find something they cannot see?
A “belching” black hole in a nearby galaxy raises some questions within the scientific community regarding the correlation between the presence of black holes and the formation (and destruction) of the galaxies in which they exist.