08 May 2013, 01:01 PM ET
Curiosity should drill another rock within the next week or two.
08 May 2013, 12:30 PM ET
The giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way is heating the gas surrounding it.
08 May 2013, 12:21 PM ET
This cool space wallpaper is a composite color image of the Herschel PACS 70, 100, 160 micron-wavelength images of Betelgeuse.
06 May 2013, 05:41 PM ET
NASA's Swift and Fermi space telescopes made the stunning discovery.
06 May 2013, 10:10 AM ET
The soft glow in this space wallpaper is NGC 2768, an elliptical galaxy located in the northern constellation of Ursa Major (The Great Bear). It appears here as a bright oval on the sky, surrounded by a wide, fuzzy cloud of material.
05 May 2013, 12:29 PM ET
The Eta Aquarid meteor shower peaks Sunday (May 5) and is created by bits of Halley's Comet.
03 May 2013, 10:58 AM ET
Curiosity's month of freedom on the Red Planet is over.
03 May 2013, 10:46 AM ET
NASA and the European Space Agency are doubling down in the search for alien planets.
03 May 2013, 10:01 AM ET
Super Earths are the most common planets in the solar system, but there are none around the sun.
03 May 2013, 09:51 AM ET
This space wallpaper reveals Galaxy 2MASX J09442693+0429569 imaged by Hubble. This elliptical galaxy has entered a transitional phase from a young, star-forming galaxy to an older, larger, "red and dead" galaxy.
02 May 2013, 05:57 PM ET
Gravity waves, predicted by Einstein, have yet to be seen, but new advanced experiments are in the works.
02 May 2013, 02:56 PM ET
The nine-year-old robot has resumed science operations on the Red Planet.
02 May 2013, 02:42 PM ET
A new photo shows hot young stars shining bright in a nebula 5,000 light-years away.
02 May 2013, 02:33 PM ET
A trick of the moonlight might be to blame for the friendly fire that killed Jackson.
02 May 2013, 02:24 PM ET
Asteroid (101955) 1999 RQ36 received the new moniker in a student naming contest.
02 May 2013, 02:12 PM ET
NASA's $690 million Fermi Space Telescope narrowly a head-on crash with a dead Russian satellite on April 3.
02 May 2013, 02:04 PM ET
Physicists have hunted for predicted gravitational waves without luck so far.
02 May 2013, 10:37 AM ET
An area covering northern Namibia and southern Angola is pictured in this stunning space wallpaper. Running across this Kompsat-2 satellite image, the Okavango River forms the border between Namibia to the south and Angola to the north.
02 May 2013, 09:24 AM ET
Three tiny rocks with signs of melting may have come from a fireball that exploded over Russia in 1908.
01 May 2013, 11:37 AM ET
This beautiful space wallpaper reveals a small, sparkling hook in the dark sky known as J082354.96+280621.6, or J082354.96 for short. It is a starburst galaxy, so named because of the incredibly (and unusually) high rate of star formation occurring within
30 April 2013, 03:22 PM ET
Mars was formed from smaller pieces of rock than those that formed Jupiter, a new study concludes.
30 April 2013, 10:35 AM ET
Star-forming regions in space could explain the ingredients of life on Earth.
30 April 2013, 10:28 AM ET
The robot's handlers have prepared commands designed to get things back to normal.
30 April 2013, 10:17 AM ET
The storm's eye spans a whopping 1,250 miles.
29 April 2013, 03:21 PM ET
President Barack Obama restated his support for the sciences during an address today (April 29).