NASA will fly jets to chase the upcoming total eclipse to learn more about the sun

No, they don’t want to chase away the eclipse. It’s just science.

Orbiting supermassive black holes confirmed by astronomers for the time

This is one slow dance.

Japan launches satellite to generate its own, better GPS

Positioning errors will be decreased by a factor of 100.

Halos on Mars suggest the red planet may have been hospitable for far long longer than thought

Life had more time to appear or even thrive on Mars than we imagined.

Cassini heard ‘the big empty’ when it dived through Saturn and its rings

The song before the ‘grand finale’.

NASA snaps unprecedented image of auroras on gas giant Uranus

A rare sight 4.50 million kilometers away.

NASA satellite spots mile-long iceberg breaking off from Antarctic glacier

NASA’s satellites witnessed the dramatic breaking of the iceberg.

NASA team to study Kilauea volcano from ground, air, and space

NASA’s bringing out the big guns.

European Space Agency releases map of continent’s urban footprint

The black things – that’s us.

Jupiter’s cloud bands extend for hundreds of kilometers into the atmosphere

Scientists peeled Jupiter and make striking findings.

Awesome satellite imagery shows surprising images of North Korea

What a time to be alive.

China launches FAST, the largest radio-telescope in the world

Big country, big telescope.

Astronomers get the first glimpse of solar wind as it forms

Using images of the Sun and strong processing algorithms, scientists have observed solar winds emerging from the corona.

Juno captures the closest-ever pictures of Jupiter we’ve seen — and its hair-raising voice

We’ve never seen anything like this before.

NASA Solar Observatory sees double eclipse from outer space

It’s eclipse season for the Solar Observatory

More surprises on Ceres: astronomers discover an ice volcano

Pictures from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft seem to indicate that the dwarf planet was much more active than we thought.

Stanford scientists map poverty… from outer space

Researchers have developed a method to identify impoverished areas using free information from satellite imagery.

Mayans may have been better at math and astronomy than we thought

Anthropologists have shown that Mayan tablets of math and astronomy have been greatly underestimated.

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope discovers 104 new planets outside of Milky Way

Of these planets, four are believed to potentially be similar to Earth.

NASA’s Juno spacecraft sends back first color image of Jupiter from orbit

The image captures the gas giant and its surroundings in amazing detail.