The discovery of a particle thought to be the elusive Higgs boson has prompted a new investigation: Whose names will be engraved on the Nobel Prize in Physics medal?
Using NASA's Huble Space Telescope, astronomers have detected a huge cluster of galaxies some 10 billion light-years away. The cluster is so massive that it distorts light that passes near it.
Scheduled to launch from a Pacific atoll Wednesday, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuStar, will search for X-ray emissions around black holes.
Venus's 2012 transit across the sun will let researchers test methods for observing Earth-like planets light years away. It's an opportunity that won't be available again until December 2117.
The National Reconnaissance Office is giving NASA two spare space telescopes free of charge, each potentially more powerful than the Hubble Space Telescope.
The collision between the Milky Way and the nearby Andromeda galaxy will result in a single, enormous new elliptical galaxy, but not for another 6 billion years, researchers say.
The planet Venus is due to pass in front of the sun on June 5th and 6th. It won't do so again until 2117.
An unusual brightness, documented by NASA's Chandra telescope appears to be coming from a black hole.
In a public ceremony, NASA officially delivered the Space Shuttle Discovery to the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Thursday.
After saluting the nations capital from atop a modified jumbo jet, the Space Shuttle Discovery touched down at Dulles International Airport to be handed over to the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum.