A new mission may just discover hundreds of new black holes throughout the universe.
Scientists have uncovered young, massive compact galaxies that are coming to an end of their intense bouts of star formation.
Scientists may have learned a bit more about the birth of our solar system. By examining magnetic fields trapped in grains within a primitive meteorite, researchers have pieced together how the early solar system evolved.
Astronomers have provided the first ever direct evidence that an intergalactic "wind" is stripping galaxies of star-forming gas as they fall into clusters of galaxies.
Could there be organic matter on Mars? The organic matter that was recently detected by NASA's rover Curiosity probably isn't due to contamination brought from Earth, as originally thought.
Scientists have discovered that macroweather exists on Mars, which reveals further insights into the Martian climate.
On Tuesday, Nov. 12, Philae touched down on the comet 67P/Churymov-Gerasimenko, earning its place in history. Now, the lander is sending back images via the spacecraft, Rosetta, showing scientists new views of this comet.
Scientists have announced that a set of instruments on the Rosetta spacecraft has picked up a mysterious "song" from the comet.
The face of Uranus is experiencing some epic storms. It turns out that enormous cloud systems are sweeping across the planet and have now become so bright that, for the first time ever, they can be spotted by amateur astronomers.
What causes Jupiter's Great Red Spot to actually be red?
It's a new era in space exploration. ESA's Rosetta mission has officially managed to soft-land its Philae probe on a comet, which is the first time in history such an extraordinary feat has been accomplished.
Astronomers are officially preparing for the first-ever landing by a spacecraft on a comet. At 8:35 a.m. GMT today, a robotic lander called Philae will be released from the European Space Agency Rosetta spacecraft.