Scientists may have just witnessed one of the largest gamma-ray bursts ever detected in our cosmic neighborhood. They've detected a violent burst of gamma radiation in the relatively nearby universe, which tells them a bit more about these monsters gamma-ray bursts in general.
NASA's unmanned robotic explorer LADEE that made its successful entry into the lunar orbit in the month of October is now all set to accumulate scientific data about the moon.
Three nanosatellites, also known as Cubesats, were deployed from a Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (SSOD) attached to the Kibo laboratory's robotic arm at 7:10 a.m. (EST) on Nov. 19, 2013.
Comet ISON has gained a lot of attention in recent days. As Thanksgiving approaches, so too does the moment where the comet will be closest to the Sun. While ISON has so far remained in one piece, though, it's plunge toward our nearest star may just cause it to break apart.
NASA's Chandra Observatory has finally confirmed the evidence of jet in the Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*)- a supermassive black located 26,000 light years away from the Earth in the center of the Milky Way Galaxy.
A meteorite may just help scientists uncover the secrets of Mars' birth. Researchers have analyzed a 4.4 billion-year-old Martian meteorite that was unearthed by Bedouin tribesmen in the Sahara desert and have discovered a wealth of information about the origin and age of the Red Planet's crust.
A team of astronomers have discovered two of the oldest brown dwarfs in the galaxy. Moving at speeds of up to 100 to 200 kilometers per second, these star-like objects are thought to have formed more than 10 billion years ago, intriguing astronomers who believe that these brown dwarfs may just be tw...
Since the October of this year there has been a lot of activity on the Sun with 24 medium class solar flares and four X class solar flares. Looks like the sun's activity is ramping up some more as on Tuesday the sun emitted another significant solar flare.
Scientists find that Mars, not Earth, shakes up some near-Earth asteroids.
Scientists have discovered that Earth isn't the only planet that can cause "asteroid quakes." Mars can also stir up asteroid surfaces and "refresh" them.
NASA crewmembers reflect on the most complex space repair in history.
NASA's Mars Atmosphere Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission has officially launched. Now, the spacecraft is soaring toward Mars in the hopes of gathering crucial data about the Red Planet, which could inform future missions.