When large asteroids hit the Earth, they trigger mass extinctions and climate chaos. But could an asteroid destroy the planet entirely?
The new image will be compared to an older one captured by Hubble to help scientists learn more about the structure and composition of spiral galaxies
Astronomers have detected an X-ray flare from a blob of superhot gas orbiting Sagittarius A* at 30% the speed of light.
Astronomers modeled the stunning Cat's Eye Nebula in 3D, revealing the mysterious planetary nebula's history for the first time.
New research suggests that a strange 'ripple' is causing the Milky Way's stars to vibrate out of step, and an ancient collision with Sagittarius may be to blame.
Skywatchers will get a rare opportunity to see Jupiter in its full glory when its opposition happens at the same time as its closest approach to Earth.
The rocket has been plagued by technical and weather problems since its wet dress rehearsal in April.
Chinese researchers have discovered a brand new type of crystal in a sample of moon rocks, as well as a source of helium-3 — a potential fuel for nuclear fusion reactors.
The James Webb Space Telescope zooms in on Neptune to reveal the icy planet's collection of little-known rings
Shock-compressing PET plastics can create tiny nanodiamonds with a range of technological applications.
Reference A look at the phases of the moon, from new moon to full moon, including's tonight's lunar phase.
Astronomers say the fireball was likely caused by a space rock the size of a golf ball disintegrating in Earth’s atmosphere.
Astronomers are using the James Webb Space Telescope to look back in time. How is this possible? It's just the nature of light, according to NASA.
Scientists have long hypothesized about this phenomenon, but this is the first time it’s been directly observed.