20 May 2013, 10:26 AM ET
The dark hot spot in this false-color space wallpaper from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is a window deep into Jupiter's atmosphere. All around it are layers of higher clouds, with colors indicating which layer of the atmosphere the clouds are in.
17 May 2013, 05:57 PM ET
In 'After Earth,' humanity is faced with a choice: Leave the planet, or die off trying to remain on it.
17 May 2013, 01:33 PM ET
Opportunity passed the Apollo 17 moon buggy, which covered 22.21 miles back in 1972.
17 May 2013, 12:47 PM ET
The May 31 flyby of 1.7-mile-long 1998 QE2 poses no threat to Earth.
16 May 2013, 10:37 AM ET
There's a chance the prolific instrument could recover from its recent malfunction, officials say.
16 May 2013, 10:09 AM ET
This stunning space wallpaper, taken using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, shows a unique example of a globular cluster — Palomar 2. Palomar 2 is part of a group of 15 globulars known as the Palomar clusters.
15 May 2013, 10:38 AM ET
The X1.2 solar flare was the fourth X-class flare in two days from the sunspot AR1748.
14 May 2013, 05:47 PM ET
The faraway star cluster NGC 6496 is 10.5 billion years old and 32,600 light-years away.
14 May 2013, 05:09 PM ET
AR1748 should be lined up with our planet by the weekend.
14 May 2013, 03:48 PM ET
The giant solar flare late Monday (May 13), the strongest yet of 2013, is the the third major sun storm in 24 hours.
14 May 2013, 03:19 PM ET
Only three poems will be selected to ride on the Maven orbiter, which is slated to launch in November.
14 May 2013, 02:21 PM ET
Astronomers used a new method to discover a planet orbiting another star.
14 May 2013, 02:14 PM ET
This cool space wallpaper shows a perspective view of a 50 km diameter crater in Thaumasia Planum.
13 May 2013, 04:07 PM ET
NASA and the NSF are facing ambitious goals with slashed budgets.
13 May 2013, 02:35 PM ET
The two X-class solar flares erupted from the surface of the sun less than 24 hours apart.
13 May 2013, 09:43 AM ET
This beautiful space wallpaper is an artist’s impression of an exoplanet seen from its moon. The diversity of exoplanets is large — more than 800 planets outside the Solar System have been found to date, with thousands more waiting to be confirmed.
10 May 2013, 02:46 PM ET
The moon had a surprisingly intense magnetic field for 160 million years longer than previously thought.
10 May 2013, 02:35 PM ET
Mission scientists want to confirm the exciting results from the rover's first drilling operation.
10 May 2013, 02:27 PM ET
The water may have arrived before the moon formed.
09 May 2013, 06:10 PM ET
The Coca Cola Space Science Center broadcasted views from Cape York, Australia of the annular solar eclipse on May 9th, 2013 (May 10- Australia). The minutes before and after totality are seen here - captured from webcast.
09 May 2013, 01:28 PM ET
The dirty white dwarf atmospheres contain the building blocks of planets like Earth.
09 May 2013, 11:36 AM ET
The tip of the "wing" of the Small Magellanic Cloud galaxy is dazzling in this space wallpaper from NASA's Great Observatories.
09 May 2013, 09:44 AM ET
The Slooh Space Camera is hosting a live online broadcast of the annular solar eclipse.
08 May 2013, 01:14 PM ET
The giant, never-before-seen clouds of ionized gas were discovered between the Andromeda and Triangulum galaxies, neighbors of our own Milky Way.
08 May 2013, 01:07 PM ET
Amateurs could help shed light on mysterious dark matter and other cosmic phenomena.