This week’s black moon is the latest in a slew of seemingly special lunar events – blue moons, blood moons, supermoons and more. But why do we make such distinctions?
Recently obtained photographs from NASA's MESSENGER probe indicates that the planet may be geologically active.
Brian Henley, Cameron Park Zoo's amphibian and reptile care supervisor, holds a two-headed baby rat snake in Waco, Texas, on Wednesday. A local zoo patron found the snake and gifted it to the zoo about two weeks ago. The snake will go on display to the public after a 90-day mandatory quarantine period.
A study by a doctoral student at Stanford University predicts the Earth will eventually reach its hottest point in two million years, but other scientists say that's a tough call to make.
Elon Musk tweeted photos of the test firing of the Raptor 'interplanetary transport engine,' as he prepares to deliver a speech at the International Astronautical Conference on making humanity a 'multiplanetary species.'
On Monday, NASA plans to discuss 'surprising' new activity from Jupiter's ice-covered satellite, Europa – our solar system's primary candidate for harboring potential life.
FAST has already discovered a pulsar about 1,351 light years away. Could the radio telescope discover signs of alien life too?
Stephen Hawking once more warns that “meeting an advanced civilization could be like Native Americans encountering Columbus — that didn’t turn out so well.”
A breach in the helium system caused the explosion earlier this month, says SpaceX. The company - which aims to resume flights in November - says the lessons it learned from this explosion will produce a safer flight experience.