Auroras at Jupiter's poles act independently
Researchers take advantage of rare opportunity to observe polar regions through Juno mission and space telescopes.
Auroras at Jupiter's poles act independently
Early universe observations reaffirm existence of dark matter and dark energy
New data continues to reaffirm the existence of the inexplicable dark matter and dark energy.
Early universe observations reaffirm existence of dark matter and dark energy
Astronomers discover new details of 'monster' star-forming galaxies
A new study sheds light on the structure of the "monster galaxy" COSMOS-AzTEC-1.
Astronomers discover new details of 'monster' star-forming galaxies
University reports that celebrity astrophysicist Lawrence Krauss grabbed breast
Celebrity astrophysicist Lawrence Krauss is in trouble following a sexual harassment incident.
University reports that celebrity astrophysicist Lawrence Krauss grabbed breast
Rogue planet discovered beyond our solar system
A new study examines a strange rogue planet beyond the Milky Way.
Rogue planet discovered beyond our solar system
Young galaxy's halo reveals clues to evolution and growth of ancient galaxies
The halo of a young galaxy Q2343-BX418 could shed light on the evolution and growth of the universe's early galaxies.
Young galaxy's halo reveals clues to evolution and growth of ancient galaxies
Ancient moon life is a possibility, study says
A new study suggests the Earth's moon could have been habitable 3.5 to 3.8 billion years ago.
Ancient moon life is a possibility, study says
Andromeda might have cannibalized our sister galaxy
Scientists believe that Andromeda cannibalized the Milky Way's sister galaxy about 32 million years ago.
Andromeda might have cannibalized our sister galaxy
A galactic collision influenced history of the Milky Way
According to a team of scientists, the Milky Way evolved about 10 billion years ago when it collided head-on.
A galactic collision influenced  history of the Milky Way
Astronaut Chris Hadfield claims we could have reached Mars decades ago
Astronaut Chris Hadfield said we could have reached Mars years ago if we wanted to take the risk.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield claims we could have reached Mars decades ago
Astronomers capture first-ever image of planet birth
Researchers captured the first image of a newborn plant in formation.
Astronomers capture first-ever image of planet birth
Asteroid mining is the next big thing
Asteroid mining is a lucrative venture
Asteroid mining is the next big thing
Astronomers discover helium in exoplanet atmosphere for first time ever
For the first time ever, scientists have discovered helium in an exoplanet's atmosphere.
Astronomers discover helium in exoplanet atmosphere for first time ever
Scientists recreate gravity of Mars in Earth's sky
Canadian scientists recreated the gravity of Mars in the sky in preparation for the ExoMars rover mission in 2020.
Scientists recreate gravity of Mars in Earth's sky
Alien atmospheres could help in our understanding of exoplanets
Examining the nature of haze in laboratory-created alien atmospheres could help us better understand exoplanets.
Alien atmospheres could help in our understanding of exoplanets
ESA tests giant parachute for upcoming ExoMars mission
The ESA is testing their giant parachute in preparation of the 2021 ExoMars mission.
ESA tests giant parachute for upcoming ExoMars mission
British-led space junk mission using RemoveDEBRIS satellite set for launch
A British-led space junk mission using the RemoveDEBRIS satellite is set to launch on April 2.
British-led space junk mission using RemoveDEBRIS satellite set for launch
Astronauts manage stress to a superhuman degree
Astronauts have the ability to deal with massive amounts of stress, including spacewalks that often leave them bleeding.
Astronauts manage stress to a superhuman degree
Artificial meteor showers will soon be for sale
The world's first artificial meteor shower is happening in 2020, and soon anyone will be able to purchase them.
Artificial meteor showers will soon be for sale
'Humanity Star' will plunge to Earth sooner than expected
The "Humanity Star" satellite is set to re-enter Earth's atmosphere earlier than expected.
'Humanity Star' will plunge to Earth sooner than expected
MIT researchers think black holes release jet streams after absorbing stars
A new study suggests that black holes release jet streams after they absorb stars.
MIT researchers think black holes release jet streams after absorbing stars
Scientists design 'conceptual spacecraft' for potential asteroid strike
Scientists from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have designed a "conceptual spacecraft" in case the asteroid Bennu hits the Earth in the year 2135.
Scientists design 'conceptual spacecraft' for potential asteroid strike
Amateur astronomer discovers exocomets in Kepler data
Exocomets are smallest objects ever found orbiting a star other than the Sun.
Amateur astronomer discovers exocomets in Kepler data
Movement of sediment on ancient Mars may not have required water
Simulation shows alternate mechanism that required little water to transport surface material down slopes.
Movement of sediment on ancient Mars may not have required water
Titanium dioxide, ingredient in sunscreen, falls as snow on hot exoplanet
Understanding atmospheres of large exoplanets will help scientists better understand those of Earth-like worlds.
Titanium dioxide, ingredient in sunscreen, falls as snow on hot exoplanet
New technology enables closer observation of exoplanets
Ground-based telescopes will be able to capture detailed images of transiting exoplanets as followups to space-based discoveries.
New technology enables closer observation of exoplanets
Debris disks of comets are coming together to form exoplanets
Planets are forming from multiple sites instead of growing from just one site.
Debris disks of comets are coming together to form exoplanets
Drawing reveals white solar flare observed in 1886
Nature of teen's observation wasn't recognized until now.
Drawing reveals white solar flare observed in 1886
Ancient Mars could have been cold and still had flowing liquid water
Presence of Antarctic lakes in spite of freezing temperatures inspired study of early Mars.
Ancient Mars could have been cold and still had flowing liquid water
Scientists detect gravitational waves produced by colliding neutron stars
Ability to observe an event via both gravitational waves and light is a revolution for modern astronomy.
Scientists detect gravitational waves produced by colliding neutron stars