NASA’s Cassini probe will soon plunge into Saturn, ending its 13-year mission to the ringed planet and triggering a wave of grief among scientists, engineers, and an adoring public.
A vacation spot in northwestern India bills itself as one of the best places in the country to see the Milky Way.
Thanks to artificial-intelligence software, the Curiosity rover can target rocks without human input.
New research using Hubble shows these massive, bright objects aligned with their surroundings as far back as 10 billion years ago.
New research suggests sun-like stars are born in pairs, resurrecting the idea of a solar sibling from billions of years ago.
Jessica Watkins, one of NASA’s newest recruits, says she’s ready—but only if there’s a ride back.
Unfiltered feeds, like the one that carried James Comey’s testimony, can provide a rare moment of transparency in a noisy and divided political climate.
A team of researchers says the Milky Way resides in one of the observable universe’s darkest regions, but some experts aren't so sure.
NASA received more than 18,300 applications for its newest class, three times more than its last round of hiring.
When headline fatigue gets you down, why not stare at pictures of cosmic explosions?
The Tesla and SpaceX CEO said Thursday he would leave the president’s advisory boards over the Paris agreement withdrawal.
The ripples in spacetime reached Earth from a cosmic collision about 3 billion light-years away.
They decided to go with the closest one.
An analysis of thousands of scientific papers dating back to 1950 shows female researchers are cited less frequently.
The Juno spacecraft has made several close flybys of the gas giant, revealing massive cyclones—and other weird features beneath its surface.
While the space agency would see cuts across most of its programs, it has been spared the worst compared to the government’s other research agencies.
Researchers used freeze-dried sperm that spent nine months on the International Space Station to produce healthy pups on Earth.
Astronomers all over the world are rushing to train their telescopes on it.
“I didn’t want to screw it up,” thought Kate Rubins, the first person to carry out this experiment in microgravity.
The interaction between radio transmissions and high-energy particles in space sometimes forms a shield around the planet, protecting it from dangerous cosmic phenomena.
Researchers are using high-resolution satellite images to count the large birds on remote islands.