Asteroid discovery record of 19 objects in one night was set on Jan. 29. The asteroid discovery record was accomplished using a powerful telescope on the Hawaiian island of Maui.
Thanks to unusual weather patterns, there's snow on the ground in 49 out of 50 US states, including Hawaii.
A new study suggests that a specific kind of galaxy might hold 10 times more red dwarf stars than estimated. That would triple projections for the number of stars in the observable universe, with implications for explanations of how stars and galaxies form and evolve.
Researchers predict finding many Earth-sized planets around sun-like stars, right in our own galaxy. But don't pack your bags just yet – you might not want to live on them.
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, an underwater preserve encompassing 140,000 square miles of ocean waters and 10 islands and atolls of the northwestern Hawaiian island, has been selected by UNESCO as a UN World Heritage Site.
A setting sun and Earth's horizon are featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 13 crewmember on the International Space Station in 2006.
A new study of some of the chemical compounds present on the Jupiter's moon, Io, finds that it really stinks.
Asteroid: Earth's largest digital camera is a 1,400-megapixel marvel peering through a telescope in Hawaii. It is on the lookout for potentially dangerous space rocks.
A small object that buzzed our planet this month is likely a spent rocket stage, and not an asteroid, NASA officials said Thursday.
The case for adding new ground-based telescopes is compelling, astronomy experts say. But they cost $700 million to $1 billion apiece just to build.