A team of astronomers have found a key element that is used in the formation of stars - atomic gas. This study sheds new light on star formation and researchers can now look at this process from a different perspective.
NASA is learning more and more about Pluto as New Horizons continues to beam back data to Earth after its historic flyby. Now, researchers are getting a closer look at what appear to be icy mountains on the dwarf planet.
NASA's New Horizon spacecraft is continuing to send information about Pluto to scientists on Earth. Now, four months after the flyby, researchers are learning more than ever about the dwarf planet and its strange moons.
A new telescope peering into "near space" may help unravel the mysteries of dark matter. Scientists hope to use the new telescope, which examines space within a few thousand light-years of Earth- to seek answers related to the field of high-energy astrophysics.
In a recent study, researchers attempted to grow crops on Martian soil like Mark Watney did in "The Martian." Since its release, "The Martian" has had a major influence on potential farming on the Red Planet, causing these researchers to implement their own Martian farming techniques.
After Europe experienced a solar eclipse in March of this year, researchers in Germany are trying to determine whether or not the eclipse impacted photovoltaic systems, ultimately disrupting the electrical supply across the country.
Want to be an astronaut? NASA is recruiting. The space agency is hiring new personnel for its new missions into deep-space, Mars and beyond.
Astronomers have discovered a dying giant radio galaxy which is 9 billion light years away. Researchers from the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA, TIFR) in Pune, India made the discovery using the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT).
During a spacewalk at the International Space Station, NASA astronauts found leaking ammonia while performing plumbing work.
This week, you're in for a spectacular sky show. Three bright planets and the waning crescent moon will be present in night skies.
The Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered a bit more about the early stages of our galaxy's construction. They've found the fading cinders of some of our galaxy's earliest homesteaders.