A mammoth star explosion known as SN2016aps, which occurred in a galaxy about 3.6 billion light-years from Earth, is the brightest supernova ever seen, a new study reports.
The mysterious interstellar object 'Oumuamua is probably a fragment of a larger body that was torn apart by gravitational forces during a close flyby of its native star, a new study suggests.
SpaceX and Tesla engineers are set to make a big contribution to the coronavirus fight, just a week after Elon Musk offered to help.
A gargantuan explosion tore through the heart of a distant galaxy cluster, releasing about five times more energy than the previous record holder, a new study reports.
The first published data from the Yutu 2 rover's ground-penetrating radar instrument reveal the layered structure beneath the gray dirt of Von Kármán Crater's floor.
The world's richest man, Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, is starting an organization devoted to battling climate change — and he's putting in $10 billion of his own money to get it off the ground.
Iran launched a communications satellite called Zafar 1 atop a Simorgh rocket at 10:45 a.m. EST Sunday (Feb. 9). But the spacecraft didn't make it all the way to orbit.
Pluto's heart-shaped feature, which NASA's New Horizons spacecraft discovered during its epic July 2015 flyby of Pluto, drives atmospheric circulation on the dwarf planet, a new study suggests.
Space got a couple of shout-outs in President Trump's State of the Union address last night (Feb. 4).
Satellite operators, and everyone else who wants a safe and sustainable space environment, dodged a bullet Wednesday evening (Jan. 29).
Boeing has withdrawn from Experimental Spaceplane, a U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) program designed to increase the nation's access to space.
Sharp-eyed satellites have spotted debris from the Ukrainian airliner that went down in Iran early Wednesday morning (Jan. 8).
The 2010s saw big advances in Mars exploration, but the new decade may bring even more exciting Red Planet news.
Satellites operated by San Francisco-based company Planet have captured remarkably sharp photos of Iraq's al-Asad airbase, one of the sites hit in last night's (Jan. 7) bombardment.
NASA's Juno probe discovered a giant new storm swirling near Jupiter's south pole last month, a few weeks after pulling off a dramatic death-dodging maneuver.
For the first time ever, astronomers have spotted evidence of a planet circling a superdense stellar corpse known as a white dwarf, a new study reports.