NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has officially phoned home after its flyby of Pluto. The communication shows that the craft is okay as it continues its historic trek to the Kuiper Belt.
New Horizons has already beamed back impressive new images of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon.
Researchers have used the ChemCam laser instrument on NASA's Curiosity rover to reveal that the Red Planet has a crust that's surprisingly similar to Earth's granitic continental crust rocks.
Scientists have taken a closer look at a near-Earth asteroids that zipped by our planet on July 7. The findings reveal a bit more about this rare, close encounter with the asteroid.
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has finally made its closest approach to the tiny dwarf planet. Now, scientists have announced that it's settled a debate that's circulated among researchers for years: the size of Pluto.
New Horizons has officially made its closest approach to the distant, tiny planet of Pluto as of 7:49 a.m. EDT this morning
We may be in for a mini ice age. Scientists have taken a closer look at the sun's solar cycle and have found that solar activity may fall by 60 percent in the 2030s.
What happens when two galaxies smash together? That's a good question. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at what happens when a galactic giant crashes into a cosmic dwarf.
Scientists have uncovered a spectacular flare from a black hole. The pulse of high-energy light produced by the black hole may tell scientists a bit more about the galaxy where it resides.
There's just one day to be before NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will make its historic flyby in Pluto. In the meantime, though, it's revealed new images of Pluto and Charon that reveal startling details.
A new image reveals the ghostly shells of a galaxy. The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking image of a galaxy against a backdrop of other, distant galaxies.