Galaxies with trailing ‘tentacles’ of gas and newborn stars could help feed some of the universe’s most powerful objects
The remaining teams in this private space race have more time—and the opportunity for more money—on their way to the Moon
For All Moonkind is working with space agencies to develop formal protections for space archaeology sites
The rare spectacle of a total solar eclipse has given scientists throughout history fleeting opportunities to delve into everything from the sun’s chemistry to Einsteinian relativity to Earth’s place in the solar system.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on August 16, 2017. It is a Nature Video production.
The agency's next Mars rover will cache samples for return to Earth, but how and when they will be delivered remains undecided
Eclipse expeditions require meticulous advance planning to ensure that astronomers and their equipment wind up in the right place at the right time
What message would you send to outer space?
Successful test suggests “Archinaut” system could soon assemble huge structures in orbit
Is our nearest neighboring exoplanet, Proxima b, an "Earth next door," or is it a lifeless rock?
Despite a bright moon, stargazers might see celestial fireworks Saturday night
From ground, sky and space, researchers are ready to test latest technologies on the Great American Eclipse
Data show the U.S. locations that offer the best chances for clear skies and light traffic
New research suggests cold, Mars-like planets will, once warmed, skip over any Earth-like phase to Venus-like conditions
Non-scientists are being recruited to collect data on everything from the Sun’s outer atmosphere to animal behavior
New observations of stars orbiting the Milky Way’s central giant black hole confirm Einstein’s theory yet again
Millions of people will view this spectacular event in person. Will you be one of them?
In advance of the big solar eclipse on August 21, author and journalist David Baron talks about his new book American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World.
The possible discovery of a giant extrasolar moon suggests our own may be an anomaly
Odd results could still be consistent with the Standard Model of cosmology
When New Horizons flies by Kuiper belt object MU69 in 2019, it may find two space rocks rather than one