The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) has captured a new view of a 20,000-year old supernova remnant - offering additional clues to the history of the giant cloud which bears a distinct resemblance to the Florida Manatee.
The Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, floats in space nearly 200,000 light-years from Earth in a long and slow dance around our galaxy.
NASA scientists have successfully beamed an iconic image of the Mona Lisa to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft from Earth.
A rather busy patch of space was recently snapped by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Scattered with many nearby stars, the field boasts numerous galaxies in the background.
The European Space Agency's (ESA) Mars Express has captured a detailed image of the upper part of the Reull Vallis region of Mars.
An international team of researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory and the French Space Agency say they have managed to track a trail of minerals that point to the prior presence of water at the Curiosity rover site on Mars.
The constellation of Ursa Major (The Great Bear) is home to Messier 101, which astronomers have dubbed the Pinwheel Galaxy.
Researchers at the Centre of Astrobiology have positively identified microorganisms living inside salt deposits in the acidic and ferrous environment of the Tinto River in Huelva, Spain.
NASA is conducting its first round of tests to develop robots capable of repairing and refueling satellites in space.
Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes have managed to probe the stormy atmosphere of a brown dwarf, creating the most detailed "weather map" yet for this class of cool, star-like orbs.
NASA scientists are currently researching ways of safely sending astronauts to Mars using advanced nuclear rockets.
Astronomers have identified a new part of our Milky Way galaxy; a structure they are calling the 'bone'.
NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) recently spotted the brilliant glow of two black holes lurking inside spiral galaxy IC342.
The Universe often fools our eyes, offering the false impression that celestial objects are located at the same distance from Earth.
NASA researchers are currently evaluating small tiles made of space trash to determine if they can be safely stored aboard spacecraft and used as radiation shielding during future deep-space missions.
Astronomers have shed further light on the mysterious process of how young stars and their planetary systems form.
You can now check-in to earn the Mars Curiosity Rover badge on the social networking site, Foursquare.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has managed to capture a spectacular image of the bright star-forming ring that surrounds the heart of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1097.
So the world didn’t end on December 21, and it’s more good news for the future of humanity with the announcement that Asteroid 2011 AG5 is no longer an impact risk.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a striking picture of planetary nebula NGC 5189.