The more we learn about the formation and evolution of our solar system, the more we realise it was far from a sedate, gentle process.
The giant cyclone spinning around the south pole of our neighboring planet is far more unpredictable than scientists realized, according to a new Spanish study.
A red dwarf star and a black hole are orbiting each other once every 2.4 hours, a new record for the fastest-spinning black-hole X-ray binary system ever found.
NASA, with the Oak Ridge National Lab in Tennessee, has produced non-weapons grade plutonium to power future space probes.
Distant, dust-filled galaxies were bursting with newborn stars much earlier in cosmic history than previously thought, according to newly published research.
Curiosity Rover has analyzed a rock sample it dug from the Gale Crater, and found evidence that Mars could have supported life a long time ago.
The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), in collaboration with its Canada and Taiwan partners, Japan, Europe and Chile, inaugurated the Atacama Large [...]
The world’s largest ground-based observatory has been opened in Chile. Antennas are positioned to capture incredible pictures that reveal the grandness of the cosmic space.
The atmosphere of the faraway gas giant HR8799c gives us clues about how it formed and perhaps how our own solar system began.
American multi-millionaire and “space tourist” Dennis Tito plans to help fund a trip to Mars for two intrepid astronauts.