NASA has serious plans to send astronauts back to the moon by 2028, and the agency is looking for help from U.S. companies to develop technology to accomplish this feat.
After taking a short break from observing the cosmos, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is officially back up and running, and the observatory captured a stunning new view of a distant, star-forming galaxy.
A giant ring of black holes has been discovered 300 million light-years away, offering new clues about what happens when galaxies collide.
An international team of astronomers has identified traces of metals and possible signs of water in one of the least dense exoplanets ever found, according to a new study.
Days on Earth are getting longer as the moon slowly moves farther away from us, new research shows.
Thousands of fascinating new worlds have been discovered beyond our own solar system, ranging from supersize gas giant planets to small rocky bodies — and the search continues to better understand these distant worlds.
Diverse disks of dusty material have been spotted around nearby young stars, suggesting new planets are sprouting up around the alien stars.
Giant plasma “tornadoes” raging across the surface of the sun don’t actually spin like astronomers once thought, new research shows.
A massive “hole” on the surface of the sun has unleashed a strong solar wind that scientists say may amp up the northern lights in some areas of the U.S. and could disrupt satellite communications over the next few days.
NASA’s Kepler space telescope captured a dying star’s final moments, revealing a violent explosion unlike any other supernova.