The first full moon of 2022 will rise at 6:48 p.m. EST on Monday (Jan. 17), which is also the day the U.S. observes the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Organic molecules in a Mars meteorite that crash-landed on Earth are not signs of life, but instead formed in chemical reactions between water and rock.
SpaceX has some nice before-and-after photos to mark the 10th launch of one of its Falcon 9 rockets, thanks to a satisfied customer.
The test chamber will enable scientists to test technologies and structures on Earth before sending them to the moon.
Reference Saturn's rings have captured the attention of scientists for as long as they have been seen. Today, missions continue to teach us about these rocky rings.
A group of physicists has measured gravity using the effects of time dilation — the slowing of time imparted by increased velocity or gravitational force — on atoms.
The Perseverance Mars rover is awaiting orders after its sampling apparatus became clogged by pebble-size debris.
A telescope in Arizona modified to measure the true distance of galaxies has produced the largest three-dimensional map of the universe ever.
A new study into the Local Bubble, a cosmic void surrounding Earth, has mapped out the star-forming regions on the bubble's surface and uncovered more information about its explosive birth.
An enormous asteroid more massive than two Empire State Buildings will zoom harmlessly past Earth next week. Look up!
Hiding beneath the outer layers of some planets, there may be something spectacular: a constant rain of diamonds.
Scientists watched a red supergiant star go supernova in real time, and it was far more violent than they were expecting.
Reference Radar uses radio waves to enable us to see what’s around us even when our eyes can’t
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has reached a major milestone: one billion seconds in the final frontier.
China's lunar Yutu 2 rover has investigated what appeared to be a "moon hut" and found it to be a pretty cute rock.
Astronomers have discovered a cloud of atomic hydrogen more than 3,900 light-years long, known as "Maggie," in the Milky Way.
A fiery new photograph of the Flame Nebula depicts the emissions from brand-new stars, burning through space like cosmic wildfires.