Once a planet and now a Kuiper Belt object, Pluto remains largely a mystery to astronomers. NASA's New Horizons space probe, now just a month away from its first observations of the mysterious dwarf planet, could provide some answers.
Why do the dunes on Titan, Saturn's largest moon, look as though they were formed by winds blowing opposite to the moon's prevailing winds? Using a decades-old wind tunnel, scientists may finally have an answer.
NASA's Orion capsule, the first spacecraft designed for a crew to travel beyond low-Earth orbit in more than four decades, conducted 'the most perfect flight you could ever imagine' for its first test flight on Friday.
Officials have announced that construction of the European Extremely Large Telescope is set to begin, and once it's complete, it could help astronomers better investigate cosmic mysteries like dark matter.