There may be a new way to tell the age of stars. As stars grow older, they slow down in terms of their spin. Now, astronomers are taking advantage of this fact to tackle stellar ages.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a spectacular new image of the iconic view of the "Pillars of Creation," giant columns of cold gas bathed in the scorching ultraviolet light of young stars.
Scientists have found out that oceans on super-Earths, once established, can actually last for billions of years, which may explain a bit more about our own planet.
A new analysis of Martian chemical maps has revealed that there may be water bound to sulfates in the soil on Mars. Scientists have discovered a spatial association between the presence of sulfur and hydrogen found in the soil.
Want to see the burning, green Comet Lovejoy? Then you'll want to look to the skies this week.
Now that 2014 is officially over and 2015 has begun, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) is taking a look back at some of the amazing discoveries of the past year.
On Saturday night (Jan. 3), the Qadrantid meteor shower will reach its peak, so remember to take a step outside to check out all of the action.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft has officially entered its approach phase toward the dwarf planet, Ceres.
A mysterious object at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy has astronomers wondering exactly what it is.
The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) is preparing to ring in the new year..
A team of astronomers have created a realistic simulation of the universe in which realistic galaxies are created.