Blue Origin launched and landed its unmanned New Shepard for the fourth time, but SpaceX promises to venture farther into space at a cheaper price.
'Bog butter' may have had semi-religious significance during the time in which it was buried.
It's unlikely to contain life, but the Jupiter-sized planet is the largest real-life version of Tatooine, the fictional world that boasts two suns from 'Star Wars.'
The periodic table of elements is to be graced by four new members, and the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry has just announced their proposed names.
NASA's mission to Pluto shattered any misconceptions that scientists or the public might have had about the complexity of dwarf planets.
Google celebrates the 155th birthday of Nettie Stevens, the biologist who discovered that sex is determined by X and Y chromosomes, at a time when women are seeing their greatest scientific success in biology.
Researchers say K2-33b, the youngest fully formed exoplanet ever detected, could offer valuable insights into how planets are formed.
Jack Barton (l.), the young son of Rep. Joe Barton (R) of Texas, manager of the Republican Congressional Baseball team, listens as his father speaks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 14 about the shooting that they were both present for in Alexandria, Va.
The space agency has released more than 50 previously patented technologies that could be adopted by innovators to spur America's economy.
The littlest planet's journey isn't just a rare viewing opportunity for astronomers and amateur skywatchers.
The launch is a point of success for Russia's challenged space industry.
The influential mathematician and scientist was also a prominent figure in the British suffrage movement and a staunch advocate for women's work to receive due credit.