How do cosmic winds impact galaxy evolution? Scientists may now have a clearer picture as to how it happens
Space travel might look relatively easy in the movies and on television for the average human, but it's far from the case. In reality, there are both short- and long-term health complications faced by astronauts on a flight voyage, including muscle wastage, reduced bone mass and psychological effect...
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.
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 taken a closer look at a near-Earth asteroids that zipped by our planet on July 7. The findings reveal a bit more about this rare, close encounter with the asteroid.
New Horizons has officially made its closest approach to the distant, tiny planet of Pluto as of 7:49 a.m. EDT this morning
Decreased physical activity in mammals can lead to significant bone loss and increased fracture risk over time. Yet this is not quite the case for the black bear (Ursus americanus), who is physically inactive for up to six months annually but somehow manages to keep a strong, healthy skeletal struct...
The universe overflows with repeating patterns-from the smallest cells to the largest galaxies. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at surfer's waves which occur not only on the ocean, but also in space.
Astronomers have discovered a staggering number of more than 800 dark galaxies in the famous Coma Cluster. The "ultra dark galaxies" may reveal a bit more about these mysterious features in space.
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has captured new images of the icy world of Pluto and its moon, Charon. The new pictures reveal strange dark spot on Charon's pole.
Saturn's moon, Titan, may have an atmosphere that's far more Earth-like than once thought.