Timing Is Everything: Astronomers Explain The Meteor That Lit Up The Sky WednesdayThat bright light everyone was talking about last night is believed to have been a meteor —but the timing of it is what created such a dramatic image.
NASA Finds 'Water Ice' On The Surface Of The MoonScientists have long believed that water ice could exist in the ever-dark recesses at the moon's poles and that belief has finally been confirmed in a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Aug. 20.
New Radio Telescope Picks Up Mysterious Signal From SpaceA new radio telescope in Canada is picking up mysterious signals from deep space known as "fast radio bursts" (FRBs).
Annual Perseid Meteor Shower Coming This WeekendThe annual Perseid meteor showers are coming this weekend.
Pluto Fans: Calling Objects Beyond Pluto 'Planet Nine' Is InsensitivePluto fans — and scientists — are taking umbrage with those who call another possible ‘further’ planet, ‘Planet Nine.’
'Lost' Asteroid To Pass Close To Earth TodayAn asteroid that was lost by tracking satellites eight years ago has been spotted again as it prepares to make a close pass by the Earth on May 15.
Uranus Smells Like Rotten Eggs, Scientists ConfirmIt likely won't get any easier for the seventh planet in our solar system as a new report has confirmed that Uranus does actually stink like bad gas.
Earth Has Near Miss With Asteroid Spotted Just Hours EarlierAn asteroid came alarmingly close to striking the Earth on April 15, just hours after the large space rock was spotted flying through the solar system.
NASA Plans To Put Robot Bees On MarsThe space agency says it is working on creating a swarm of robot bees that will fly around the surface of Mars.
Startup Company Plans To Launch 'Luxury Space Hotel' In 2021Orion Span says tourist packages start at $9.5 million, which is just under $792,000 a night to leisurely orbit the Earth.
China Space Lab Plummets To Earth, Partially Burning Up On Re-EntryScientists monitoring the craft's disintegrating orbit had forecast the craft would mostly burn up and would pose only the slightest of risks to people.
Easter Weekend Blue Moon Will Be The Last Until 2020Blue moons typically occur every 2.7 years but this will be the second blue moon since January.