A recent study found that disk gaps do not always signal hidden planets. The researchers revealed that the gap could be a sort of cosmic illusion and not the sign of a hidden planet.
By the 2050s, there will be a lot less ice and a lot more water in the Arctic Ocean. Scientists have found that the area will see at least 60 days a year of open water at this time period.
Mars may not have weather like can be found on Earth, but it certainly may have its own version of weather: acid fog.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has officially begun transmitting the latest images of Saturn's icy, geologically active moon, Enceladus.
Researchers are examining the possibilities of farming on Mars after seeing "The Martian" astronaut Mark Watney (played by Matt Damon) develops farming techniques on the red planet.
Scientists recently simulated 3-D exotic clouds on an exoplanet GJ1214b (Gliese 1214), so that they could find out what the atmosphere would be like on the planet, along with the potential presence of light.
On Thursday, U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly clocked his 216th day in orbit, breaking the previous record for a single space flight of 215 days, set by Michael López-Alegría in 2007. He and his brother Mark will be part of unique study about space's effect on the human body.
Researchers found a new component in the Milky Way. The component was unknown to researchers until now, since it was hidden behind thick clouds of dust, according to the researchers.
Scientists may have solved the mystery of organic matter found in lunar samples from the Apollo missions. The findings may tell researchers a bit more about the moon and about future samples that are taken.
Astronomers have created the first ever chronographic map, or age map, of the halo of the Milky Way galaxy.
There may be an unusual component in the atmosphere of the famed Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko: oxygen.