NASA is looking for creative ways to deal with the trash accummulated in space. As humanity travels further into the cosmos, the prospect of garbage management becomes trickier and much more important.
NASA may have collected evidence of organic Martian matter 40 years ago — then burned it away accidentally in the Viking landers. A new study tackles the decades-old mystery.
How fast is the universe expanding? Scientists may soon find an answer as a new study reveals the rate of the universe's expansion could potentially be measured by gravitational waves from black holes and neutron stars.
Israel's first spacecraft to the moon is in the works. The country is aiming to be the fourth country to succeed in a lunar mission with a little help from a SpaceX rocket.
Humans are getting to space faster and faster. Russia's Progress spacecraft makes it from Earth to the International Space Station in just 3 hours and 48 minutes, beating the previous record by two hours.
A bright green fireball blazed across the Midwest skies last Sunday, June 8. The cosmic event was visible from nine states, lighting up the evening in spectacular fashion.
Surprise, surprise, Albert Einstein is still right. Over a century since its conception, the general theory of relativity still holds true — even in an extreme three star system many light-years away.
The Kepler Space Telescope has almost run its course. The famous planet hunter is running low on fuel and is now placed on hibernation mode in anticipation of its last data dump.
The total lunar eclipse that's coming on Friday, July 27 will last for nearly two hours in the sky. Find out when and where you can get a glimpse of the once-in-a-century phenomenon.
For the first time, scientists get a glimpse of a baby planet amid its formation. The breakthrough image could shed valuable knowledge on the relatively unknown science of planet formation.
Astro-mice are on a rocket to the International Space Station as part of a project that's studying the effects of zero-gravity on sleeping patterns and the gut. Ten rodents will be staying for a record-breaking 90 days on the station.
Skywatching enthusiasts find a new favorite spot at the John Glenn Astronomy Park, which Ohio named after an iconic astronaut, the late John Glenn. The park features 12 powerful telescopes and perfect conditions for stargazing.
Who knew the universe is actually very greasy? A new study reveals that the Milky Way's interstellar dust is rich in grease-like carbon matter, which is also extremely toxic.
Prepare for the International Asteroid Day, which not only marks a devastating asteroid event in 1908 but also encourages awareness of near-Earth objects, their awe-inspiring dangers, and what can be done to minimize the risks from these space rocks.
The International Space Station is getting a new crew member that’s unlike any other who’s ever stepped foot there. Meet CIMON, a friendly robot who will be the first ever flying, autonomous AI astronaut assistant.