The most distant - and oldest - galaxy cluster yet has been discovered, beating the previous record holder by about a billion light years.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is looking for willing guinea-pigs for an eighteen-month Mars mission. The catch? It's just a simulation.
A NASA scientist has sought to dispel hysterical rumors that claim an
imaginary traveling planet known as Nibiru will destroy the Earth in
Researchers at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) said today that
they'e discovered 32 more planets - or exoplanets as they're called.
NASA’s Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) did indeed kick up the hoped-for debris plume, and generated useful data.
While mapping the solar system's edge for the first time, NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX), spacecraft has discovered a 'space ribbon' two billion miles long.
Rather than just creating black holes that would wipe out the earth, or at least turn it into a larger version of Detroit, the Large Hadron Collider could help develop a hyperdrive which would allow spacecraft to approach the speed of light.
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has discovered an enormous ring around Saturn - by far the largest of the giant planet's many rings.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is looking to buy a Russian spacecraft for sending space tourists into orbit.
We may like to moan about the weather on this planet, but at least it doesn't rain rocks. It's not so on Corot-7b, though, where simulations indicate that pebbles condense out of the air and rain into lakes of molten lava below.
Watch out, space travelers: galactic cosmic rays have hit their highest levels since the space age began.
Just a week after NASA reported evidence that there was probably water on the moon, India's Chandrayaan-1 moon mission has actually found some.
Researchers have created the first full-star simulation of the hours preceding the largest thermonuclear explosions in the universe.
NASA is targeting Tuesday, Oct. 27 for the flight test of the Ares I-X rocket, pending successful testing and data verification. Senior managers made the decision after a meeting Monday at NASA Headquarters in Washington.
Thermal observations from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), indicate that there may be water on the surface of the moon.
The first Earth-like planet outside the solar system has been identified. Unfortunately, it's only Earth-like in that it's solid enough to stand on.
Never one to be outdone in the pretty picture stakes, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has released an interactive, 360-degree panoramic view of the entire night sky.
GigaGalaxy Zoom shows the plane of the Milky Way running across an 800-million-pixel panorama of the entire sky as seen from ESO’s observing sites in Chile.
China has started work on its fourth space center, in the southern province of Hainan.
NASA has released its first images from the newly-serviced Hubble Space Telescope, and jolly impressive they are too.
NASA has released thousands of high-resolution images of Mars, taken from the Mars Reconaissance Orbiter (MRO).