Discovering alien worlds just got easier thanks to a team at Tel Aviv Univeristy and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CFA) who discovered a planet using Einstein’s theory of relativity.
With his prolific tweets, informative videos, spectacular photos and now with a music video covering David Bowie's "Space Oddity," Chris Hadfield may be the most famous spaceman since Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made history with their moonwalk.
The largest solar flare recorded this year erupted from the Sun's northeastern limb on Sunday, as our star enters the peak of its 11-year weather cycle.
Mother Nature is celebrating Mother's Day in full fashion this year with a clear view of Jupiter this Sunday.
The second meteorite in less than a month to tear through a Connecticut house was discovered Wednesday in the city of Waterbury less than two miles from the site of April’s collision.
Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station made a hastily prepared spacewalk Saturday to investigate and repair a coolant leak in the station's power system.
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is back in commission and this time with plans to begin drilling soon on a patch of bedrock called “Cumberland.”
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are mulling an emergency spacewalk to fix an ammonia leak that one official described as "very serious."
The International Space Station has suffered a small leak of ammonia which is used to cool its power system, NASA said Thursday, adding that the leak has posed no immediate danger to the astronauts onboard.
The water found inside the Moon's mantle came from ancient meteors, not comets, suggesting that lunar water and water on Earth share more in common than previously thought, a new study reports.
Mars One, a project dedicated to the human colonization of Mars, first opened the application process for astronaut and settler hopefuls in late April. Just two weeks later, nearly 80,000 individuals from around the world have volunteered to join the one-way mission headed for the Red Planet.
The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted signs of Earth-like rocky planets forming in the atmospheres of burnt-out stars in a nearby star cluster, and the stars are being bombarded with debris from asteroids-like objects being drawn in by the stars' gravity.
A green-tinged meteor that shot across the sky in Britain Wednesday night could have been debris from Halley's Comet, according to a U.K. scientist.
A never-before-seen cluster of hydrogen clouds have been discovered in the otherwise dark, starless patch of space between the galaxies Andromeda and Triangulum, according to a study published in the journal Nature.