A meteorite struck Russia early Friday morning, injuring about 1,000 people.
SpaceX is set to launch its Dragon capsule to resupply the International Space Station. Now, you can win a front row seat to the launch, as well.
NASA will provide live imagery of the asteroid as it zooms by Earth. Find out how to watch it online!
Nascent asteroid mining company Planetary Resources, Inc. (PRI) announced, on the eve of 2012 DA14's close pass of Earth, that it will provide the capability to aid the deflection of potentially hazardous objects near Earth. The company is currently testing prototypes of its Arkyd-100 space telescop...
The asteroid 2012 DA14 is set to pass Earth Friday at a recording-breaking distance of roughly 17 miles – lower than most communication and television satellites.
Cosmic rays are produced by the aftermath of exploding stars, according to new research.
The full splendor of the billions of stars crammed together in the core region of our galaxy is illustrated by a small dark nebula contrasting in front of it, featured in this new image shot by the European Southern Observatory (ESO).
California-based SETI Institute is organizing a contest to name two of Pluto’s five moons.
Scientists are helping search for evidence of alien life in rocks on Earth.
A highly distorted supernova remnant shown in the image below may contain the most recent black hole formed in the Milky Way galaxy. The image combines X-rays from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory in blue and green, radio data from the NSF's Very Large Array in pink, and infrared data from Caltech's...
New European satellite imagery has confirmed that Arctic sea ice volume is shrinking rapidly.