Curiosity finds weird metallic meteorite on Mars

While taking its usual stroll on Mars, the Curiosity Rover found something unexpected: a dark, smooth meteorite.

Astronomers may have just discovered two new moons around Uranus

Two dark shapes discovered around Uranus.

Scientists find new dwarf planet in our solar system

Astronomers have found a cosmic friend for Pluto.

Proxima Centauri is more like Earth than we thought, might host habitable planet

It’s a star party.

NASA rover will investigate liquid-carved gully on Mars

The little rover that could.

Jupiter’s spooky sounds: Astronauts capture sound emissions from the gas giant

Jupiter’s getting ready for Halloween.

NASA finds more evidence of water plumes on Europa

Europa’s water is acting up.

Black holes turn stars into spaghetti, devours them, then burp fire

If there’s one thing that black holes do extremely well, it’s drawing things to them and destroying them.

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.

NASA prepares mission to intercept asteroid

NASA is preparing for a potentially game-changing mission: intercepting an asteroid and bringing a sample back home.

Defunct Philae found on the surface of the comet

As Rosetta’s mission draws close to an end, its high-resolution camera snapped a few photos of the Philae lander.

First stars formed much later than we thought

The European Space Agency’s Planck satellite has revealed some information which may force us to rethink the evolution of the early Universe.

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.

Black Holes are sending quantum messages in the universe

Spinning black holes are capable of complex quantum information processes encoded in the X-ray photons emitted by the accretion disk.

NASA’s Juno shuttle gets up close and personal with Jupiter

NASA’s Juno shuttle will get closer to Jupiter than any other man-made structure.

China Unveils 2020 Mars Mission and Rover

The Chinese space program is taking huge strides forward.

White dwarf goes nova after a long slumber

Polish astronomers have captured an incredibly rare event from start to finish: a white dwarf going nova.

NASA to install new ISS module for space taxis

Astronauts will be installing a new module on the ISS for space taxis.

How and where to watch the Perseids this year

The Perseids are taking place in this period, and this year promises to be an especially good one.

Jupiter’s Red Patch Heats up the Entire Planet

We finally know what caused the huge, Earth-sized red spot on Jupiter.