Incoming asteroids slam into the Earth's atmosphere surprisingly often, some of them as powerful as nuclear bombs, a new time-lapse video illustrates.
Astronomers stumbled upon an "upside-down planet" that offers a new method for studying binary star systems.
Scientists have uncovered evidences that suggest that snow and precipitation may have been a common occurrence in Mars at some point in the past.
Salmon use the Earth's magnetic field to navigate in open water as they locate their river of origin to breed.
A small near-Earth asteroid called 2012 DA14 will pass very close to Earth Feb. 15, NASA officials said.
A team of astronomers have discovered the largest structure ever seen in the universe - a large quasar group (LQG).
Thee asteroid Apophis will not cause any impact on Earth when it passes in 2036, says NASA.
The European Space Agency's Herschel Space Observatory has captured images of asteroid Apophis as it approached Earth this past weekend.
Astronomers have discovered a large asteroid belt around the star Vega, which is the second brightest star in the northern celestial hemisphere.
Exposure to cosmic radiation during deep space missions to places like Mars can affect the astronaut's brain and accelerate the onset of Alzheimer's disease, suggests a new study.
Astronomers have discovered a new comet that will pass near the sun at the end of next year.
The existence of alien life could be detected in the next 12 years using the world's largest telescope, claims a UFO expert.
Astronomers have discovered that a sun-like star closest to Earth may be hosting five planets, including one located within the habitable zone of the star.
A scientist suggests that a microbe may have caused the Permian extinction, which killed 90 percent of the Earth's species around 251 million years ago.