The total lunar eclipse that unfolded on Nov. 8 was the last one for the next three years, according to astronomers.
The moon will pass through the darkest part of Earth's shadow for nearly 90 minutes on Tuesday, but only viewers in part of the world will be able to see it.
November’s full moon, also known as the Beaver Moon, rises on Nov. 8 during a total lunar eclipse. Here’s how to watch.
The U.S. government has officially started to explain some of the most infamous UFO encounters of the last decade, with China and weather balloons as top offenders.
Following his death in 1955, Albert Einstein's brain was removed, cut into 240 pieces and slowly distributed to scientists around the world. But where is Einstein's brain now?
A partial solar eclipse on Oct. 25 looked like an epic ring of fire when viewed by NASA's Hinode satellite, new footage reveals.
The famous Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico completely collapsed in 2020. Now, scientists going through its final observations offer a major new asteroid report.
With three dark blotches popping up in the sun's atmosphere, our closest star seems to 'smile' even as it pelts our planet with charged-up solar wind.
Following years of increased government interest in unidentified aerial phenomena (UAPs), NASA has officially launched a nine-month investigation into uncovering their mysteries.
In June 2015, a little-known type of aurora cut a Grand-Canyon-size ozone hole in Earth's mesosphere. Scientists have finally assessed the damage.
On Tuesday, Oct. 25, half the world saw the moon's shadow creep over the surface of the sun in the year's last partial solar eclipse.
The towering pillars of creation, captured by the James Webb Telescope, are a nursery of newborn stars that’s been slowly destroying itself for millions of years.
A jet of particles released by two colliding stars appears to be moving seven times faster than the speed of light — but astronomers blame a cosmic illusion known as superluminal motion.
A recent report about pitch-black "phantom" UFOs in the skies over Ukraine has been discredited by the Ukrainian government and by Harvard astrophysicist Avi Loeb.
The CIA is the latest investor in Colossal Biosciences, a company that wants to bring woolly mammoths and Tasmanian tigers back from extinction using DNA editing.
A monster merger between two black holes sent ripples through time and space, and may prove Einstein right about a gravitational phenomenon called precession.
Newly released video shows a gang of killer whales in South Africa attack and slaughter a great white shark.
The Draconid meteor shower peaks on Oct. 8 and 9, but will be largely outshined by the full Hunter's Moon.
Astronomers have discovered a rare binary star system with an orbital period of just 51 minutes – a blazing new record.
October’s full moon, also called the Hunter’s Moon, rises Oct. 9. Here’s how to watch, and the story behind its name.
When large asteroids hit the Earth, they trigger mass extinctions and climate chaos. But could an asteroid destroy the planet entirely?
Astronomers modeled the stunning Cat's Eye Nebula in 3D, revealing the mysterious planetary nebula's history for the first time.
New research suggests that a strange 'ripple' is causing the Milky Way's stars to vibrate out of step, and an ancient collision with Sagittarius may be to blame.