A long-standing puzzle in the study of exoplanets is the formation of hot Jupiters, gas giant planets that snuggly orbit their host star.
Newly discovered asteroid 2013 TV135 made a close approach to Earth on Sept. 16, when it came within about 4.2 million miles (6.7 million kilometers).
An international team of astronomers has found the most distant gravitational lens yet — a galaxy that deflects and intensifies the light of an even more distant object.
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the passing of original Mercury astronaut Malcom Scott Carpenter
A British scientist runs genetic tests on purported Abominable Snowman hair and turns up some surprising results.
A marine science instructor at the Catalina Island Marine Institute in California got perhaps the biggest catch of her lifetime when she came across an 18-foot oarfish
Divers working at a Russian lake have recovered a half-tonne chunk of the space rock that exploded over Chelyabinsk earlier this year.
New questions about government's official story on Kennedy assassination...
The astronauts on board the International Space Station saw a strange and unexpected view out their windows yesterday.
A European trio of researchers has discovered a "circumstellar disk" – a corpse, in other words – of a minor planet that was about 26 per cent water.
An international team of astronomers has discovered an exotic young planet that is not orbiting a star.
This past week, there have been a lot of unusual side-effects as a result of the government shutdown.
Lessons from underground nuclear tests and explosive volcanoes may hold the answer to how a category of unusual impact craters formed on Mars.
A comet exploded over modern-day Egypt 28 million years ago, raining down fire and leaving behind a "mysterious" black pebble
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