The Hubble Space Telescope captured images of a dead disk galaxy, which challenges previously held theories about the evolution of galaxies.
NASA released a catalogue of Kepler telescope mission. Part of the catalogue is the 219 planet candidates and 10 of which are considered near-Earth like in size and are seen orbiting within the habitable zone.
Kepler detects 10 new Earth-like exoplanets within their host star's habitable zone.
China's first ever x-ray space telescope launched into orbit.
Cassini captured swarms of bright methane clouds on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan. Titan is one of the most significant Saturn moons since it is believed that it may possess the right chemistry for life.
Our sun, like other stars in the universe was born in multi-star system and most likely lost its twin along the way.
SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk published a paper revealing more details about his plan of building a self-sustaining city on Mars. SpaceX is also working on interplanetary transport system that is capable of sending humans to Mars or even beyond.
The giant gas planet Jupiter now has 69 known moons. This was discovered after a survey meant to look beyond the Solar System accidentally spotted them in the regions near the planet.
Chinese scientists will attempt to grow potatoes on the moon. Potatoes and silkworm eggs will be placed inside a container that will be sent during China's lunar mission in 2018.
Cassini photographed Saturn's moon Iapetus and discovered its contrasting properties. The spacecraft also completed its 8th dive between Saturn and its rings.
Baking a bread in space could soon be possible with the help of special oven and dough mixture.
An amputee flatworm grew two heads after spending five weeks aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Scientists are observing how microgravity affects cell regeneration in worms.
Ikea sought the help of NASA to redefine the design for small space storage. Ikea designers spent three days inside a Martian-simulation spacecraft in Utah.
An astronomer presented a paper that says the "wow! signal" from 1977 could have originated from a comet and not from aliens. Hydrogen gas from comets as they accelerate could have caused the radio emissions.
NASA will create colorful artificial clouds in the sky in order to study the Earth's ionosphere. They will launch canisters filled with vapor and chemicals that are expected to react when they come in contact with sunlight.