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The odometer on NASA's Opportunity Mars has topped 25 miles, breaking a distance record that had been previously held by a Soviet rover in 1973.
The Cassini probe has documented 101 active geysers on Eceladus, Saturn's icy moon. These geysers are pushing through cracks in the icy crust from an underground ocean, say scientists.
For decades. scientists have debated the source of the low-energy X-rays that fill the sky. Now they say they have an answer.
The Delta Aquarids peak on Monday and Tuesday night. If you can't catch the meteor shower in person, here are some ways to view it online.
The event two years ago this week was the most powerful solar storm ever recorded. It could have triggered widespread power failures and wreaked havoc on satellites.
Clouds on alien planets have a sliver lining: by keeping surface temperatures from varying too much between day and night, they might make it easier for life to evolve.
In 2017, NASA plans to test its Space Launch System, a rocket system designed for launches into deep space. But the US Government Accountability Office says the project is short on funding.
Astronomers hunting for water in the atmospheres of three 'hot Jupiters' have found a dry heat – and that could be a problem for current theories of planet formation.
A metaphor of three roads diverging – or converging – underlies a group of words describing what really matters, and what doesn’t.
Oceans help stabilize a planet's temperatures, potentially making it more habitable, according to new research.