NASA's Cassini spacecraft took the stunning photo 870 million miles from Earth. Makes ya' think, huh?
One astronomer suggests that we just call everything a planet. And it makes a lot of sense.
A mere 39 light years away, LHS 1140b sits in the coveted habitable zone, the region around a star where temperatures are just right for liquid water to pool on a planet’s surface.
On Tuesday, the European Conference on Space Debris kicked off with sobering short about orbital junk.
NASA's use of travel posters to celebrate the discovery of the nearby exoplanet system wade a bit too far into capitalist dreams of travel.
For hundreds of years there have been reports of people hearing the sound of meteors — shooting stars — as they streak across the sky.
Launched in 1977, Voyager 1 is the farthest man-made object from Earth. That distance isn't always increasing, though.
They'll probably want to go with the cheapest option which is, oh, only $450 billion.
It is small-time to make just the world a better place. The real opportunity lies in making the universe a better place.
What 'E.T.' teaches us about our moral obligations.
Scientists like to discuss the possibility of humans living on Mars, but why is no one talking about colonizing Venus? Well, for starters, living on Venus would be like living in a "blood-soaked, nightmarish hellscape" for humans. Yeah, probably not the best fit.
Since the first of the two Keck telescopes began observing the heavens in 1993, astronomers have used the instruments to discover dark energy, find outer Solar System objects that led to Pluto's demotion, and more.
There might be alien life in our own solar system, NASA has announced.
Jack Burns is working to investigate the time when the universe's very first stars were born, a period that's clouded in mystery and darkness. And he is going to do it by launching a telescope to the moon.
Roscosmos is helping upstart space programs achieve lift off, partly because they want to turn them into customers.
Until several years ago, most cinematic and artistic depictions of black holes — including many in the pages of Nature — failed to match the known facts.
Move over, Orion and SLS.
In 1958, at the height of the Cold War, both the United States and the Soviet Union developed secret plans for an unprovoked nuclear strike against it.
NASA's famous spacecraft will dive twenty-two times through the "unexplored space" between Saturn and its rings before running out of fuel.
Alas, all good things must come to an end.
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