More than 20 years after the Montreal Protocol introduced limits to the emission of ozone-depleting substances, the hole in the ozone layer has yet to heal.
Water vapor detected near the south pole of Jupiter's moon Europa represents the strongest evidence yet of water plumes erupting off the surface of the space body long believed to possess an ocean beneath its icy surface.
Detailed observations near the equator on Mars, have revealed slender, finger-like markings - possibly due to salt water - that appear to expand down the slopes with the seasons.
Latest video by NASA shows Earth and Moon waltzing around in space. The stunning images were taken by the Jupiter-bound spacecraft, Juno.
An analysis of the Moon's largest impact crater reveals a surprising diversity of minerals, suggesting the site may present a rare window into the Moon's inner contents as well as the satellite's past.
With the help of a new tool, researchers have uncovered new details of the starburst galaxy M82, including streamers of material escaping the galaxy's disk.
DARPA is designing satellites with telescopes made of ultra-thin, super-light, foldable membranes. These advanced telescopes could help in many fields, from weather forecasting, disaster management to spying on the enemy.
Evidence Mars once hosted a freshwater lake marks the most convincing evidence yet the Red Planet sustained life at one point in its history, scientists announced Monday.
NASA's IRIS spacecraft, which was launched this summer in order to explore a not-well-observed part of the Sun known as the interface region, has produced some unprecedented images of the Sun, people involved with the project said Monday.
Early universe might not be as dusty as previously believed, according to astronomers. The latest finding could mean that current theories on Universe formation need to be re-assessed.
Moon Express recently unveiled the MX-1 spacecraft design at the Autodesk University in Las Vegas.
NASA announced Thursday that NASA's Curiosity Mars rover passed an important milestone late October when the probe shot its 100,000th laser, used to uncover what chemical elements are present in the rocks and soil it encounters.
Sifting through the wreckage of a newly exploded star, researchers from the University of Wisconsin, Madison uncovered a glowing nebula created when the star detonated.
Using a new, shoebox-sized device known as RINGO2, scientists successfully unlocked key details in the universe's brightest explosions: gamma-ray bursts (GRB).