The first manned ‘mission’ to Mars is leaving sooner than you thought.
NEW ORLEANS — The dwarf planet Ceres' famous bright spots suggest that the gray, crater-laden world is surprisingly active, a new study reports.
The first interstellar asteroid ever discovered in our solar system remains silent, at least for now.
An enormous, 3-mile-wide "potentially hazardous asteroid" is hurtling towards Earth and is slated to zoom past the planet tomorrow, but scientists say there is no need to worry.
Data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope has been crunched using Artificial Intelligence, helping scientists discover a new planet outside our solar system.
There will be a market for humanity's expansion beyond Earth orbit, industry experts said — but none of them can predict what form that market will take.
Incredible pictures showing the capture of a famous German U-boat during World War II will go on auction in the U.K. this weekend.
Towering thinker Sir Isaac Newton carved a now-barely visible doodle of a windmill into a stone wall in his childhood home, according to a news release from the National Trust.
The last thylacine, more commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger, died in captivity in September 1936, more than 80 years ago.
Archaeologists have learned a great deal about “the Huarmey Queen” in the five years since they discovered the tomb El Castillo de Huarmey in Peru and found her body inside.
Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was as big as a grown man, roughly the size of the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
A study suggested ticks found stuck in amber likely sucked the blood of feathered dinosaurs.
A couple on their honeymoon experienced an unexpected terror when the bride was attacked by a nurse shark that took a bite out of her arm.
President Donald Trumped signed a new space policy directive Monday (Dec. 11) ordering NASA to work toward sending humans to the moon and, eventually, Mars.
Blue Origin's reusable New Shepard suborbital vehicle took to the skies today (Dec. 12) for the first time in more than a year, according to media reports and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
NASA's Juno spacecraft is getting to the roots of Jupiter's famous Great Red Spot.
A new study by Australian researchers finds that international sea level rise data relied upon by the U.N. was adjusted upward in “arbitrary” ways.
The heaviest bony fish ever caught weighs in at a staggering 5,070 lbs.
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will be shown to astronauts aboard the International Space Station, a NASA official told Inverse on Tuesday.
PARIS (AP) — The global climate summit in Paris was designed to bypass Donald Trump, but the U.S. president ended up playing a starring role.
Star-gazers are in for a treat this week when the annual Geminid meteor shower reaches its peak on Wednesday and Thursday.
A tiny King James Bible that went to space on the famous Apollo 13 mission is up for auction this week.
If extraterrestrial life is ever discovered, humanity would probably be pretty cool with it.
On Sept. 10, 1770, the skies above China, Korea and Japan turned an eerie red, and for eight more nights these glowing red auroras lingered.