The Milky Way galaxy glistens over the launchsite of Europe's new heavy-lift rocket in these stunning timelapse videos.
Intelligent aliens will soon have a space here on Earth where they can share how they made it through their technological adolescence.
Statistics tell us that individuals are most likely to be somewhere around the middle part of their life. The same could be true of the human race.
The researchers found the result by studying a tiny, jiggling membrane. Their experiment could lay the groundwork for further tests of the laws of thermodynamics at the tiniest scales.
A NASA-funded study is giving scientists insight into how "night-shining clouds" form in the upper atmosphere — and the role that growing space traffic plays in the phenomenon.
Evidence of what may be the youngest eruption seen yet on Mars suggests the Red Planet may still be volcanically active, raising the possibility it was recently habitable.
For the past five weeks, Perseverance has been focused primarily on supporting and documenting the flights of NASA's Ingenuity helicopter. But the rover has been doing some science work, too.
China's plucky Yutu 2 rover is about to wake up and continue to explore the far side of the moon as the nation works to land a rover on Mars this May.
NASA shared an image of the stunning Necklace Nebula, created by two stars locked in a dance of mutually assured destruction.
The micron-sized drum apparatus used by the two teams has applications from probing for quantum gravity to building the first quantum computers.
Bacterial compounds could provide antimicrobial protection in undergarments shared by astronauts during spacewalks.
A rare type of plutonium has been found in the crust below the deep sea, offering new clues as to how heavy metals form in star explosions and mergers.
China conducted two launches of classified Yaogan satellites in the last week while much of the world waited to see where and when the Long March 5B would fall.
What conditions could lead to clashes in space? Is such a situation a given, or can conflicts be short-circuited ahead of time? Space.com asked experts for their thoughts.
A star that’s being “spaghettified” has been observed by astronomers. The star’s long strands can be seen wrapped around a black hole like yarn around a ball.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit early Sunday (May 9) and stuck a landing in a record 10th flight.