After news of extraterrestrials, the public is primed for more sightings. In this case, though, it's a Buddha statue on Mars-sort of.
A massive coronal hole in our sun has been captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. Now, this hole is causing some auroral displays on Earth.
Scientists are learning a bit more about hot Jupiters, thanks to some new observations.
A team of researchers took data from the Tihany Magnetic Observatory to understand how a massive solar storm escaped detection on Earth in 2003.
Scientists have found a unique volcanic process taking place somewhere unexpected: the moon.
The New Horizons spacecraft's historic flyby of Pluto has given scientists a lot of information about the icy world.
Where did pebbles on Mars come from? They may have just been pushed by a river that existed millions of years ago. Scientists have examined mages of a few rocks and found that their smooth shape may be due to plentiful past water.
Scientists have captured the Coalsack Nebula in new, spectacular detail with the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-Meter Telescope.
Scientists have found that projectiles that slam into the dwarf planet actually tend to stick and stay on the dwarf planet, which could help explain the characteristics of Ceres' surface.
Have we finally detected intelligent alien life? That may be the case, thanks to Kepler.
As NASA gears up for a mission to Mars, planning a route to the Red Planet is important. Now, researchers have found that to save on weight, a detour to the moon is the best route to Mars.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft is getting some spectacular close-ups of Saturn's moon, Enceladus. Starting today, the spacecraft is starting a series of three close encounters, which will reveal some of the first close-up looks of the polar region of the moon.