What will these small space rocks tell us about the origins of our solar system?
Researchers have independently replicated NOAA's recalibration of sea surface temperature data to uncover what really happened from 1998 to 2012.
C/2016 U1 NEOWISE, at its brightest the first week of 2017, should be visible with a good pair of binoculars.
NASA announced Ellen Stofan's resignation in a blog post, but hasn't named a successor for the top science job in the agency.
A mission slated for 2020 might reveal more about a hard-to-study phenomenon.
A NASA astronaut Jeff Williams released a five-minute video of aerial Earth views, hoping to bring viewers an appreciation for the planet's exceptional features.
The super-advanced telescope experienced a delay after unexpected readings were taken during a vibration test in December.
Studied by scientists for decades, Granny – who is now missing and presumed dead – was estimated to be 105 years old.
SpaceX says it now knows what caused the explosion of one of its Falcon 9 rockets last fall, and is ready to resume space flights.
This year's Quadrantid meteor shower lasts from Dec. 28, 2016 to January 12, 2017.
New research suggests that dinosaur eggs were unusually slow to hatch – 3 to 6 months – which may have been a factor leading to their extinction.
Today, almost every major scientific journal publishes in English. Are non-English reports falling through the cracks?
NASA's latest plan: 'Mars Ice Home' could be the key to providing astronauts with a place to stay for months on end while living on the Red Planet.
Crowds and fireworks not your thing? Grab binoculars and head for the hills to catch a glimpse of a New Year's Eve comet. Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdušáková passed near the moon Saturday night.
A 'leap second' will be added to the end of this year to re-sync Earth's rotational time with atomic clocks.
The pioneering female astronomer worked with astronomer Kent Ford to confirm the existence of dark matter in the 1970s.
Following the announcement earlier this month that Apple would begin sharing their artificial intelligence research, the company’s AI team has already published their first scientific paper.
According to a white paper released on Tuesday, China plans to land a rover on the far side of the moon, a world first, as soon as 2018.