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.
Astronomers have detected luminous clusters of galaxies much earlier in the universe’s history than expected.
Nearly 15 months after President Trump was sworn in, the space agency has a permanent administrator.
An unusual discovery in the 1990s paved the way for space telescopes to spot thousands of exoplanets.
Proof that Jupiter’s moon Io does lava better than Earth
The mystery behind the solar system’s most famous storm
Astronomers have detected evidence of a handful of the likely thousands of light-gobbling objects in the middle of the galaxy.
An employee said he saw “blood drips on the floor and stairs” at the company’s offices in Northern California after a shooting.
“Have you ever seen Gravity?”
The James Webb will launch in 2020 instead of next year—and it will probably need more money from Congress to do it.
Considering SpaceX accidentally blew up one of Mark Zuckerberg’s projects, this is a little awkward.
Nearly every science agency stands to get more money under a spending bill that avoids proposed cuts from the White House.
Photos of the long, painstaking construction process of the $8 billion James Webb Space Telescope, set to launch in early 2019.
A shiny satellite launched in January will burn up in Earth’s atmosphere a few months ahead of schedule.
For a brief moment, NASA found itself at the center of a digital misinformation campaign.
Years after the theoretical physicist upended our understanding of black holes, scientists are close to photographing one for the first time.
The renowned theoretical physicist has died at the age of 76.
The president has proposed the creation of a new military branch that his Defense Department actually opposes.
An interim administrator has been overseeing the space agency for more than 13 months—and now he’s leaving, too.
As he praised the work of SpaceX, the president seemed to undermine the efforts of his own space agency.
NASA’s Juno mission keeps churning out stunning images of the gas planet’s clouds—and more mysteries about what lurks underneath.