NASA scientists have caught a star in the act of swallowing up a planet, the first time such a thing has ever been observed.
NASA's announced plans for another visit to Mars, this time to check out its interior.
A new aerogel could be used for insulated clothing, refrigerators with thinner walls and building insulation, thanks to a series of breakthroughs.
Yesterday, an invader from another planet fired off a laser 30 times, in what we have to hope won't be seen as an act of aggression by any overlooked Martian inhabitants.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope recently observed two clusters full of massive stars that appear to be in the early stages of merging.
A group of scientists have found a way to produce a solid-state maser that operates at room temperature.
Observations from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) have revealed the presence of helium in the thin atmosphere surrounding the moon.
The strange bursts of lightning known as sprites, which flash red, white or green 50 miles above Earth during thunderstorms, are very rarely seen.
NASA's in the final stages of a series of software updates to the Curiosity Mars rover designed to optimize it for surface operations.
It was not a successful test down at Cape Canaveral, Florida.
If you want a good look at a meteor shower, you'd better head outside this Saturday.
The vast but largely unexplored world of microbial organisms is the subject of new and exciting research in the world of microbiology.
Stunning images are already being beamed back from the Curiosity Mars rover as it undergoes a series of health checks before beginning its mission of exploration.
A recent statistical analysis conducted by NASA concludes that Earth's land areas have become much more likely to experience an extreme summer heat wave than they were in the middle of the 20th century.
NASA's Curiosity rover touched down on Mars last night at 10:31 PDT, or approximately 3 p.m. local time on the Red Planet.
NASA's Curiosity rover landed on Mars at 10:31 p.m. Aug. 5 PDT, or about 3 p.m. local time on the red planet.
Over the past five decades, NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida has acted as the launch point for an exciting generation of space technology and exploration.
NASA's Mars Curiosity remains on track to reach its destination on August 5, when the rover begins its complex descent to the red planet.
NASA's Curiosity rover is scheduled to land on the surface of Mars at 1:31 AM EDT on August 6.
Harsh conditions and extreme temperatures are nothing in the face of symbols of American pride.