MIT scientists identify a plasma plume that naturally protects the Earth against solar storms.
Through the use of the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) telescope, astronomers have discovered clumps of carbon monoxide gas near the star Beta Pictoris in a young, nearby solar system.
Nearly 10 proposals have been selected for the study of identical twin astronauts. This major leap has launched human space life science research into a new era, said NASA in new report.
NASA confirmed that the astronomers failed to find evidence of 'Planet X' during the examination of the WISE data that scanned hundreds of millions of objects across the sky.
A team of astronomers got lucky and witnessed for the first time an asteroid breakup into smaller fragments in the vast space. The entire disintegration process was seen using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
A tiny asteroid approaching the Earth nearly six times closer than the moon, passed by safely without any collision, making it the third asteroid in a span of two days.
A new instrument at the Paranal Observatory in Chile produces detailed, colour-spectrum images of celestial objects.
Sicilian amateur scientists have launched a model cannolo, a cream-stuffed pastry roll symbolic of the Italian island, into the stratosphere, capturing bizarre images of the dessert flying far above the earth.
It's only the size of a dishwasher and weighs as much as giant panda, but its inventors are hoping this spacecraft will go where no other Israeli vessel has gone before - to the moon.
A newly discovered distant supermassive black hole, several billion light years away from Earth is known to be spinning at almost half the speed of light, according to a new finding.
As reported yesterday, the White House released NASA’s 2015 base budget proposal. It contained $17.5 billion in needed funds to cover various aspects of the space program, including a $15 million mission to Jupiter’s ice moon, Europa.