NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected several comets diving toward a young star about 95 light-years from Earth.
Dust particles on the lunar surface appear to "levitate," as there is no wind or flowing water on the moon to otherwise transport the particles, new research shows.
The "New Years' Eve Comet" that's been streaking across the sky this December isn't the only otherworldly visitor ringing in the New Year in Earth's neighborhood.
A striking new image from the Hubble Space Telescope captures an extremely detailed view of the galaxy NGC 4696 and the tangled, thread-like filaments stretching from its bright galactic core.
A stunning new photo of Saturn's north pole spotlights the planet's bizarre hexagon-shaped vortex and beautiful bands of swirling winds.
A vast tract of space near the center of the Milky Way — in an area called the inner disk — is completely devoid of young stars, new research shows.
Bright blue-white noctilucent clouds danced over the town of Nykøbing Mors in Denmark just before dawn on July 1.