It turns out that June is getting an extra second. Scientists have announced that Tuesday, June 30, 2015 will receive a "leap" second.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) may be making new worlds. The agency wants to create organisms that will turn Mars into another Earth.
Researchers have uncovered unexpectedly hungry little black hole monsters.
Researchers may have solved a two-billion-year mystery when it comes to Saturn.
How did rocky planets form in our solar system? Scientists may now have an answer.
A monster black hole woke up for the first time in 26 years-and it was hungry.
Astronomers have spotted a galaxy that didn't just swallow another galaxy, but is now growing
When it comes to one particular type of star, "hot" doesn't even begin to explain how heated it becomes. Now, scientists have discovered the reason why small, unusually hot blue stars rise to scorching temperatures.
Scientists have announced that its Rosetta mission will be extended until the end of September 2016, and that the spacecraft will actually be landed on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Black holes may actually be ideal labs for studying dark matter
Astronomers have discovered a staggering number of more than 800 dark galaxies in the famous Coma Cluster. The "ultra dark galaxies" may reveal a bit more about these mysterious features in space.
Scientists may have figured out a way to detect biosignatures of life on other worlds. They've found that if organisms with nonphotosynthetic pigments cover enough of a planet's surface, their spectral signal could be detected by powerful future telescopes.