NASA's Swift satellite has officially detected the strongest, hottest and longest-lasting sequence of stellar flares ever spotted from a nearby dwarf star.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft is keeping an eye on a mysterious feature on Saturn's moon, Titan.
It turns out that some ancient, primordial stars die in an unusual way. While most stars leave behind a remnant or black hole, certain ancient, large stars may have exploded as supernovae and then burned out completely, leaving no trace behind.
Astronomers may have found a molecule in the depths of space that could explain the origins of life.
A new crew including members from the United States and Russia is on its way to the International Space Station after launching the Soyuz capsule September 25.
Earth is known for its abundance of water. But where did that water come from in the first place and how did it get to our planet? Scientists have now discovered that much of our solar system's water probably originated as ice that first formed in interstellar space.
NASA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a new image of the galaxy DDO 68 and has found that while at first glance it appears to be a recently-formed galaxy in our cosmic neighborhood, it could actually be far older.
Scientists have taken a closer look at an iron-poor star and have found that the presence of massive stars in our early universe has major implications on the theory of star formation in the absence of heavy elements.
India's Mars Orbiter Spacecraft made a successful entry into the red planet's orbit September 24, 2014.
Astronomers have officially spotted the smallest exoplanet to have ever been found with water vapor.
NASA's MAVEN spacecraft has successfully beamed images of the first set of Martian observation that it collected eight hours after the orbital insertion.