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.
An astronomical study identifies that nearly three quarters of the stars in the Universe, that make up Red Dawrfs, have planet revolving around them.
A dramatic cosmic image captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope reveals spiral galaxy ESO 137-001, in the southern constellation of Triangulum Australe, undergoing real violent changes as it is being ripped apart by.
A huge 98-foot newly discovered asteroid is expected to fly by the blue planet on Wednesday, slightly closer than the moon's orbit. However this fly by does not pose any threat, the scientists say.
On March 3, a major winter storm brought snow to the mid-Atlantic, freezing rain to the Carolinas and rain and some freezing rain to the Gulf Coast states.
Invasive and systemic cancer treatment is a necessary evil for many people with the devastating diagnosis.
Congress might be under some pressure this year as the White House has dropped another astronomical bill in their laps. Perhaps less controversial than bills past, this proposal is for NASA’s base budget in 2015.