What caused Earth to develop life and not Venus? Scientists have taken a closer look to find out why Earth managed to sustain life while Mars and Venus did not.
Scientists have captured some startling images of Pluto's two moons, Nix and Hydra, with the help of the New Horizons spacecraft.
Even the Smithsonian Institution is turning to Kickstarter. The U.S. National Air and Space Museum has decided to use crowdfunding to help save the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore on the moon.
Could solar effects trigger birth defects on Earth? Scientists have taken a closer look at radiation from cosmic rays to see whether or not it could impact unborn children.
A NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite has captured one of the most epic views yet of our planet, Earth.
We may be on the trail of aliens. Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has teamed up with a Russian billionaire to launch a new effort to listen for aliens in the search of extraterrestrial life.
Scientists have taken a closer look at the "heart" of Pluto and have found that it's a geologically active area that's no more than 100 million years old.
Imagine if we could grow plants in space. It would make long-term space travel much more viable, and could even be important to human colonies based on other worlds.
Scientists have unveiled a new image of Pluto's largest moon, Charon, and the startling details on its surface.
Is Pluto a planet or not? That's the debate that has raged for years. With New Horizons' flyby, though, researchers are gaining more information about the world and have finally come to a conclusion.
Astronomers may have discovered a Jupiter-like planet orbiting a sun-like star that could, potentially, signal other systems like our own solar system.