Space scientists frequently find they must dispel false information spread by the imaginations of the public trying to explain celestial phenomenon - such as solar storms.
NASA announced yesterday that it will partner with six private companies to refine deep space habitation solutions in advance of a possible Mars mission.
The unusually large mass of images published Tuesday could help NASA find the best landing sites for InSight spacecraft, scheduled to launch May 2018.
Commercial mining outfit Deep Space Industries wants to use fuel found in asteroids to propel its uncrewed spacecraft.
Researchers on the Exploration Vessel Nautilus found a natural whale fall off the coast of Southern California last Wednesday during a live broadcast.
Ancient humans used many tools to kill and butcher a variety of prey animals at the Azraq Oasis in the Jordanian desert, a new technique reveals.
Researchers from the University of Maryland have discovered a new, more efficiently burning type of fire tornado, which may play a helpful role in cleaning up oil spills.
After a thorough search, scientists at a particle detector in the South Pole are almost certain the sterile neutrino does not exist.
Humpback whales have been found to protect other species from killer whales, even when fresh krill is nearby.
The annual Perseid meteor shower is expected to be even more spectacular than usual this year. Catch the show around midnight on Thursday.