But that's no indication of alien life
(STOCKHOLM) — Once billed as the comet of the century, Comet ISON apparently was no match for the sun. Scientists said images from NASA spacecraft showed the...
(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — For months, all eyes in the sky have pointed at the comet that's zooming toward a blisteringly close encounter with the sun. The moment...
(PLEASANT HILL, Mo.) — A northwest Missouri man is charged with disposing of a baby's body by placing it in a bucket that he then filled with concrete. Cass...
The Cassini spacecraft find yet another marvel on Saturn's moon Titan
(LOS ANGELES) — NASA's Jupiter-bound spacecraft hit a snag Wednesday soon after it used Earth as a gravity slingshot to hurtle toward the outer solar system, but...
A study of a burnt-out star 170 light years away provides more evidence of the ubiquity of water in the universe
A new study presents convincing evidence that an Earthly spacecraft is now wandering among the stars
Chemistry plus heat can lead to biology—and cometary impacts warm things up nicely
A high-speed, lightweight way to travel in space — provided someone can actually build the thing
A new study reveals just how close humanity is to being an interstellar species
Tiny samples from Apollo moon rocks help solve an ancient myatery
The space agency's latest plan for a manned mission—including capturing an asteroid and towing it to the moon—begs crddulity
Voyager 1 entered interstellar space, and then—oops!—it didn't
It is a historic threshold: An object created by humans has exited our solar system. For years now, scientists have speculated as to when the Voyager I...
Jupiter's watery Europa may be the best bet for life elsewhere in the solar system
A phenomenon familiar on Earth may be common throughout the galaxy
A familiar formation around the nearby star Vega may herald a solar system much like ours.