NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has observed water vapor above the frigid south polar region of Jupiter's moon Europa
After a year of observations, scientists waited with bated breath on Nov. 28, 2013, as Comet ISON made its closest approach to the sun, known as perihelion.
MOIRE program creates first-ever images using lightweight membrane optics, which could help redefine how we build, launch and use orbital telescopes
Using the powerful eye of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, two teams of scientists have found faint signatures of water in the atmospheres of five distant planets.
Astronomers have spotted what appear to be two supermassive black holes at the heart of a remote galaxy
Continuing a history of surprising behavior, material from Comet ISON appeared on the other side of the sun on the evening on Nov. 28, 2013
In the early hours of Nov. 27, 2013, Comet ISON entered the field of view of the European Space Agency/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory.
On Tuesday November 16, British hacker Gary McKinnon finally won his decade long battle to avoid extradition to the US to face charges of hacking into the computer systems of NASA
NASA and Planetary Resources Inc., of Bellevue, Wash., are partnering to develop crowd-sourced software solutions to enhance detection of near-Earth objects
Scientists at the South Pole have detected a collection of neutrinos from outer space that could help explain the origins of the universe.
On April 27, a blast of light from a dying star in a distant galaxy became the focus of astronomers around the world.
A comet's journey through the solar system is perilous and violent.
What might look like a colossal jet shooting away from a galaxy turns out to be an illusion.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden Wednesday hailed the success of the agency’s public-private partnership with American companies
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