The fireball that lit up the predawn Northern California sky last week was a small comet that flamed out when it hit the Earth's atmosphere, a researcher said.
It's the latest pet project from the Pentagon's research wing known for its quirky and sometimes out-there ideas.
A new asteroid-mining company launched Tuesday with the goal of helping humanity expand across the solar system
Martian rocks from a crater hit by a meteorite may contain the strongest evidence yet that there is life on Mars.
Curiosity, is about to start drilling into the Red Planet for the first time, after discovering a treasure trove of what looks like water-created minerals.
A photo taken on January 2 reveals NASA’s Curiosity rover’s trekking accross the Red Planet.
A team of scientists from the European Space Agency have reportedly discovered an ancient riverbed on Mars
Using a well-timed laser, NASA scientists have beamed a picture of Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, to a powerful spacecraft orbiting the moon
Space exploration is really bad for our squidgy bodies, but you want to know the worst news? According to new research, it's really, really bad for our squidgy brains too.
The 3.5 billion-year-old fossil could help scientists discover microbes on Mars
If you’ve dreamed of walking on the moon and have $750 million to spare, you can make that dream a reality.
New observations by the MESSENGER spacecraft provide compelling support for the long-held hypothesis that Mercury harbors abundant water ice
Tracking the thousands of tiny objects cluttering up Earth's orbit is becoming an expensive proposition for the military.
Curiosity is living up to its name. The NASA rover currently wheeling itself around Mars has apparently sent back some very interesting data from the Red Planet
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