New astronaut and satellite images of an active volcano on the island of La Palma reveal the frightening beauty of the eruption, as well as its dangerous proximity to humans.
A distant supernova previously imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope will be visible again from Earth and surrounding space in 2037, astronomers predict.
Comets from other star systems, such as 2019 Borisov, visit the sun's neighborhood more frequently than scientists had thought, a new study suggests.
SpaceX's Starlink satellites are involved in about 1,600 close encounters between two spacecraft in low Earth orbit every week, according to available data. That’s about 50% of all such incidents.
Scientists used Saturn's famous rings as a seismograph to study processes in the planet's interior. The researchers found its core is like a soup consisting of rocks, ices and metallic fluids.
Sun-exploring spacecraft Solar Orbiter has captured this video of a glowing crescent of Venus as it flew past the planet during a gravity-assist flyby on Monday (Aug 9).
Concentric ripples in galactic dust clouds triggered by a powerful black-hole X-ray burst can be seen in a new image released by NASA.
A German X-ray mission is mapping the distribution of black holes and neutron stars in the Universe, having discovered over two million such new objects in less than two years since its launch.
Russia has launched its decades delayed Nauka module to the International Space Station, which will represent the largest addition to Russia’s segment of the orbital outpost in years.
Asteroids as big as the one that wiped out the dinosaurs, or even bigger, used to strike ancient Earth ten times more often than previously believed, according to a new study.
Large telecommunication satellites used for TV broadcasting could be quickly and easily repurposed as anti-asteroid weapons according to European aerospace company Airbus.
Life in the clouds of Venus is impossible due to the extremely low amount of water despite last year's findings suggesting the presence of organic material.
Planet Earth is now trapping twice as much heat as it did 14 years ago, according to findings of a new study, which raise concerns about the possible acceleration of climate change.
Turkey plans to send a rover to the moon by the end of the decade using a domestically built rocket engine that will first fly to the moon in a test mission in 2023.
The western world's most advanced economies have agreed to take action against space debris at the G-7 Leaders' Summit in Cornwall, U.K.
A British company plans to build the world's largest swimming pool as part of a center that will house facilities for commercial astronaut training and the development of underwater robots.
China's Zhurong rover has sent a new batch of images to Earth — including a "family photo" of the rover with its rocket-powered landing platform posing for a camera on the rock-covered surface.
A galaxy considered by astronomers among the strangest in the known Universe has had its picture taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
The Milky Way galaxy glistens over the launchsite of Europe's new heavy-lift rocket in these stunning timelapse videos.
The harmful effects of air pollution affect far more than a person's respiratory system; previous research has found that it can also hurt babies in the womb.
When it comes to so-called good cholesterol, a new study suggests there could be truth to the phrase "too much of a good thing."
Up to 70 percent of women with a certain type of breast cancer may not need chemotherapy, a new study finds.
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is spreading, but this time around, there's a vaccine.