A bright, yellowish spot in the morning sky is actually Mercury making a rare daytime appearance. Here's how to see it at its highest and brightest this week.
In the extreme hearts of neutron stars, fundamental particles are twisted into strange 'pasta' shapes that could reveal untold secrets about how dead stars evolve.
This striking composite shot of the lunar south pole appears in National Geographic Magazine's special space issue out on Sept. 19.
NASA's Parker Solar Probe plunged through a hellish coronal mass ejection (CME) to capture its mysterious swirlings on film.
New research suggests that the sun may hold dark matter in its fiery heart, and ghostly particles called neutrinos could lead us to it.
The winning images from the Royal Observatory Greenwich's 15th annual astrophotography contest will blow you away.
Comet Nishimura, which was only discovered in August, has survived its closest approach to the sun and will brighten over the next week. But is it still visible from Earth?
The James Webb Space Telescope captured a new image of a young sun-like protostar spitting out gas and dust that forms stunning shockwaves when viewed in infrared.
Some of the moon's surface water may have an Earthly origin, due to high-energy interactions between the sun and Earth's magnetic shield, new research suggests.
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