Scientists have developed a new method for measuring the mass of pulsars, which are highly magnetized rotating neutron stars that are formed from the remains of massive stars after they explode into supernovae.
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has returned the best color - and the highest resolution - images to date of Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, and they show a complex history filled with violence.
NASA's Space Launch System is set to be completed in Nov. 2018, and could hold the key to future Mars and deep space missions.
Five potential missions have been selected by NASA for refinement in 2016, with two getting flight opportunities by 2020.
Imagine a planet-sized bundle of intense, magnetic field lines; that's exactly what a sunspot is. Now, researchers have taken a closer look at how these events drive massive, explosive reactions.
NASA has revealed its five science selections for refinement during the next year as a first step in choosing one or two missions for flight opportunities as early as 2020.
Preparing for long-distance space travel is going to be difficult for the human body.
We may be learning better ways to hunt for life on Mars.
Could asteroids be the moon's main "water supply?"
Hurricane Joaquin is barreling toward the United States. Now, NASA satellites are gathering a bit more information on the storm so that we can be a bit more prepared for when it hits.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft is revealing a bit more about the dwarf planet, Ceres.