1st Interstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua Is Actually Not That Special
Brilliant displays of Perseid meteors lit up the heavens this past weekend as the annual Perseid meteor shower reached its peak.
If and when humans discover extraterrestrial intelligence, should we expect to find it in the form of biological brains or artificially intelligent robots?
NASA has updated its plans to deflect potentially hazardous Earth-bound asteroids — and none of them involve Bruce Willis.
With just a few days left before China's Tiangong-1 space station is expected to come crashing down on Earth, astronomers captured this incredible view of the derelict craft zooming through space.
After a two-day chase, astrophotographer Rogelio Bernal Andreo captured Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster cruising through the solar system.
There was plenty of science in the movies that hit screens large and small in 2017.
One spacefaring feline who helped to pave the way for humans to go to space has gone largely unrecognized, and a new Kickstarter campaign aims to change that.
Nearly a week after Hurricane Maria pulverized Puerto Rico, staff at the island's Arecibo Observatory are staying optimistic as they continue to survey the damage to their enormous radio telescope.
If you know anything about Saturn, you probably know that it's a planet surrounded by rings. But did you know that it's also surrounded by cats?
Tropical storm Harvey has been gaining strength and will likely make landfall as a major hurricane, NASA satellite images revealed.
We're just one day away from the Great American Solar Eclipse, and people across the U.S. are getting ready to see this once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event.
Another planet-size object may be orbiting beyond Pluto in the far, icy reaches of the solar system.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson received the Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication Tuesday (June 6), becoming the first American scientist to earn the prestigious award.
Enceladus, an icy moon of Saturn that could host life, may have tipped over long ago.
A team of astronomers needs your help with the hunt for alien life, and they're offering some pretty cool exoplanet swag in return.
We're just 18 weeks away from the "Great American Total Solar Eclipse" that will darken skies across the continental U.S. on Aug. 21. Here's what you need to know to survive the big day.
Astronomers have found a bizarre asteroid orbiting the sun in the wrong direction while playing a risky game of "chicken" with the largest planet in the solar system.