One of Stephen Hawking’s final television projects was the documentary "Leaving Earth," airing March 25.
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Long ago, Earth was an unformed doughnut of molten rock called a synestia, and the moon was part of its filling.
Supermassive black holes near the center of our Milky Way galaxy may have transformed "mini-Neptune" exoplanets into rocky "super-Earths," new research shows.
These dusty comets, speeding through distance space, are the smallest objects ever detected in another star system.
While it looks like an asteroid, the first interstellar object spotted passing through the solar system, called 'Oumuamua, may be more like a comet in disguise.
Data gathered by satellites circling Earth since 1997 come together in a breathtaking time lapse of our dynamic planet.
Mounting evidence suggests it's hard to imagine our solar system without the unseen world dubbed Planet Nine.
From insights into how moons are born to Saturnian lightning to a bizarre hexagon pattern, the Cassini mission has revealed some odd things about the ringed planet.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft broke up in Saturn's atmosphere this morning, bringing an end to its historic 13-year mission at the ringed planet that was marked by incredible discoveries.
In a new experiment, researchers have created a super-dense version of ice found deep within icy moons and colliding comets, and watched it form in nanoseconds.
The liquid-hydrocarbon lakes on Titan are incredibly calm, suggesting that future missions to the huge Saturn moon could enjoy a smooth ride to the surface.
Another planet-size object may be orbiting beyond Pluto in the far, icy reaches of the solar system.
NASA's upcoming sun-studying mission, which will come much closer to Earth's star than any spacecraft in history, has been renamed the Parker Solar Probe, agency officials announced today (May 31).