On Aug.11 and 12, 2013, the annual Perseid meteor shower will peak
Don’t be fooled by the title; the mysterious, almost mystical bright light emerging from these thick, ominous clouds is actually a telltale sign of star formation.
Marvel Comic's fictional superhero, Ironman, uses a powered armor suit that allows him superhuman strength.
NASA has completed the first step toward a mission to find and capture a near-Earth asteroid, redirect it to a stable lunar orbit and send humans to study it.
How did life on Earth get started?
What can survive blazing temperatures of almost 6,000 degrees Fahrenheit without melting? Answer: 3-D printed parts
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured Saturn's rings and our planet Earth and its moon in the same frame.
There is only one planet we know of, so far, that is drenched with life. That planet is Earth
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a new moon orbiting the distant blue-green planet Neptune, the 14th known to be circling the giant planet.
Astronomers making visible-light observations with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have deduced the actual color of a planet
This image from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer shows NGC 6744, one of the galaxies most similar to our Milky Way in the local universe.
Data from Voyager 1, now more than 11 billion miles (18 billion kilometers) from the sun... is closer to becoming the first human-made object to reach interstellar space.
More than 10,000 asteroids and comets that can pass near Earth have now been discovered.
This image is a scaled-down version of a full-circle view which combined nearly 900 images taken by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover.
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