A communications glitch is preventing NASA's Voyager 1 probe — the farthest spacecraft from Earth in history — from sending home data, and mission scientists are growing concerned.
Last week, the Martian moon Phobos passed neatly between Mars and the sun. NASA's Perseverance rover caught the fortuitous eclipse on camera.
A new look at a 5,000-year-old bog body from Denmark suggests that the individual may have been an itinerant flint trader who was sacrificed by hostile locals.
From a 'potentially hazardous' asteroid to a pair of galaxies unable to quell their attraction, here are five of the most beautiful heart-shaped objects seen in space.
So-called heart-on-a-chip systems may enable scientists to evaluate the safety and efficacy of new drugs more accurately than they can with animal tests.
Experts question the love language theory's effectiveness, citing a lack of scientific evidence.
In 2022, fossil hunters noticed a snout sticking out of a cliff face on the Jurassic Coast. It turned out to be one of the largest and most complete pliosaur skulls ever discovered.
Researchers used X-ray analyses to determine the occupants inside a trio of royal tombs in Greece.
Magnetic data suggest Seattle's fault line formed 55 million years ago, when the southern half of a subducting chain of volcanic islands piled onto the continent and tore apart from the northern half.
It's time to buy some safe, high-quality eclipse glasses before the April 8 total solar eclipse in North America. Just make sure you're buying from an approved vendor.
Newly described species of jellyfish with a red cross inside its translucent body is only found in the Sumisu caldera over 2,500 feet beneath the surface of the Pacific Ocean.
While tracking seismic activity on Denali, scientists stumbled upon an anomaly that could indicate the presence of magma.
Researchers have discovered the base of the Wilkes Subglacial Basin, which holds enough ice to raise sea levels by as much as 10 feet, may already be partially thawed.
Dinosaurs may have ruled Earth for over 160 million years because the way they walked gave them a big advantage during the drying climate of the Triassic.
A new study combining two of Albert Einstein's famous predictions suggests that ripples in space-time can combine into 'gravitational lasers', firing out of black holes in random directions across the cosmos.
The earliest known Egyptian hieroglyphic writings appear fully formed, either because they were developed on perishable, now-lost materials or because they were quickly "invented by an unknown genius."
A meteor that exploded over Germany on Jan. 21 was confirmed to be a rare aubrite, a type of asteroid as old as the solar system.
The Alaskapox virus belongs to the same broad group as smallpox and mpox, but to date, it's infected fewer than 10 people.