Pieces of 'fireball' meteorite found in Botswana
Researchers have successfully tracked down pieces of the small meteorite that recently exploded above Africa.
Most asteroids come from a few ancient planetesimals
Eighty-five percent of inner main belt asteroids come from five or six ancient objects.
Astronomers capture first-ever image of planet birth
Researchers captured the first image of a newborn plant in formation.
Asteroid mining is the next big thing
Asteroid mining is a lucrative venture
NASA spacecraft to probe interior of Mars
In addition to collecting data on quakes, the lander will look at heat flow from the Martian interior and probe the way the planet wobbles.
Medieval astronomy records could help in search for Planet Nine
Scientists believe medieval records could be the key to uncovering Planet Nine.
Galaxy collision gives glimpse into infant universe
Astronomers have witnessed the birth of a galaxy cluster for the first time in history.
New star map gives insight into Milky Way
A brand new star map compiled by the Gaia project will help create the most accurate 3D map of the Milky Way galaxy to date.
Planets can influence the habitability of neighboring worlds
Astronomers have found that large worlds can severely affect the habitability of neighboring planets.
Astronomers continue to probe the Alpha Centauri system for signs of habitable planets
Observations of Alpha Centauri have yet to yield planetary results.
Hypersaline lakes could help search for extraterrestrial life
There are roughly 400 known subglacial lakes around the world.
Answers to the question of extraterrestrial life may be closer than we imagine
Advances in technology are bringing us to the cusp of alien civilization discovery.
ESA tests giant parachute for upcoming ExoMars mission
The ESA is testing their giant parachute in preparation of the 2021 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.
Scientific debate ensues over new data revealing the first stars in the Universe
News about the first stars in the universe reveal a young cosmos colder than expected.
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.
Scientists conduct experiments to explain the origins of our Universe
Experiments searching for a solution to one of physics' biggest mysteries have delivered their first rounds of results.
Scientists are baffled by discovery of NGC1052-DF2—a galaxy seemingly devoid of dark matter
Astronomers discover a galaxy with virtually no dark matter.
After the Big Bang, could our Universe have become a black hole?
The structure of our Universe could have been vastly different plus, or minus, a proton.
Ancient star grazed our solar system 700,000 years ago
A study shows that a red dwarf passed by our solar system 700,000 years ago.
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.
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.
Underground anomaly may be weakening Earth's magnetic field
Scientists believe a deposit underneath Africa may cause Earth's poles to flip.
Turbulent gas may be responsible for Milky Way's low star production
A new study may help astronomers understand why the Milky Way has such low star production.
High-pressure air may cause meteors to explode in Earth's atmosphere
Researchers have figured out why space rocks burn up in Earth's atmosphere.
Strange exoplanet defies common expectations
Astronomers have discovered a "hot Jupiter" that defies all expectations about such planets.
Auroras at Jupiter's poles act independently
Researchers take advantage of rare opportunity to observe polar regions through Juno mission and space telescopes.
Debris disks of comets are coming together to form exoplanets
Planets are forming from multiple sites instead of growing from just one site.
Drawing reveals white solar flare observed in 1886
Nature of teen's observation wasn't recognized until now.
Astronomers discover extremely luminous nova
First nova ever found in Small Magellanic Cloud is studied in multiple wavelengths.