NASA's Dawn spacecraft has captured the sharpest-yet images of bright spots on the surface of Ceres, a dwarf planet in our solar system's asteroid belt.
The European Space Agency's comet lander, Philae, awoke from seven months of hibernation after it had bounced into a spot with little sunlight to charge its batteries.
'Jurassic World' was this weekend's big box office winner. But is the science accurate?
Rosetta's Philae – the European Space Agency’s long-lost comet lander – may have been found on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Polar bears have been spotted eating white-beaked dolphins on Svalbard, a group of Norwegian islands in the Arctic Ocean. Another example of how global warming is changing habitats and diets.
Since last November, at least 14 earthquakes have been recorded in rural Alabama. If it's not fracking, why is the ground shaking?
Scientists use infrared cameras and 3-D printed flowers to study moths, hoping the moths can show them how to build better flying robots.
Kirigami batteries? A team of scientists at Arizona State University finds an intersection between art and technology, creating stretchable batteries designed through kirigami.
The region in question includes 27 deep-sea canyons that have so far been spared from bottom-trawling but could face new threats as fishing trends evolve.
Some scientists want to create a new mammoth-elephant hybrid. But at what cost?
Seventeen-year-old Tom Wagg of England discovered a new planet when he was just 15 years old. Studies show that children are more curious than adults. Could that make them better astronomers?
Three astronauts are back on Earth after a Russian Soyuz spacecraft landed them in Kazakhstan after six months aboard the International Space Station.
A team of scientists at Kyoto University discover that homeward bound trips feel shorter than outward bound trips, but only after the trip is complete.
British scientist Tim Hunt said he was being honest when discussing his trouble with women in the lab. From a job and wage standpoint, women reportedly are still having problems in the world of math and science education.
NASA's Terry Virts, Russia's Anton Shkaplerov, and the ESA's Samantha Cristoforetti touched down in a Soyuz capsule on the steppes of Kazakhstan Thursday.
The enormous ring encircling Saturn is 20 million miles across but is almost entirely made up of particles that are just 10 millionths of a meter wide.
2017 is shaping up to be a landmark year for American spaceflight, and experts say it couldn't get here soon enough.
With Chile's ALMA telescope, astronomers have obtained "unprecedented" images of star formation in a distant galaxy.
Astronomers at the European Southern Observatory have captured images of a butterfly nebula, generated as a dying star spews dust into the cosmos.
Fossilized dinosaur blood: Researchers from Imperial College London have discovered what appears to be soft tissue in otherwise unremarkable bone fragments.
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