On Sunday, NASA astronauts completed their third spacewalk in eight days. Cool video and gorgeous pics from the trio of spacewalks.
The latest science media releases highlighting exciting news and research from around the globe.
A human observer with normal vision, standing on Mars, could easily see Earth and the moon as two distinct, bright evening or morning “stars.”
Nimoy’s character Mr. Spock on Star Trek inspired generations of astronauts, space scientists and engineers, as well as space fans around the globe.
Sure, the ocean freezes. But this photo of partly frozen waves – caught by photographer and surfer Jonathan Nimerfroh – fascinated even the experts.
A black hole 12 billion times more massive than our sun – at the heart of the brightest quasar in the early universe – as the dark ages of the universe were just ending.
Some say gold and some say blue. Here’s why you see what you see, from the guys at AsapSCIENCE.
The comet was 51 million miles from Earth at the time – a short distance for the Dark Energy Camera, which is sensitive to light 8 billion light-years away.
With the Dawn spacecraft just one week from its Ceres encounter, the dwarf planet’s strange bright spot is revealed to have a dimmer companion.
Then stay tuned. This comet – named C/2015 D1 (SOHO) – might become visible in your evening sky. Maybe.
Lucky observers in western North America saw bright lights streaking in the sky Monday night – the disintegration of a Chinese rocket body. Photo and videos here!
Phosphorus carried in Saharan dust to the Amazon rainforest each year turns out to be just enough to replace that lost from the rainforest due to rain and flooding.
The mummy inside this statue – which was found in China – appears to be a man 30 to 50 years old. He was apparently buried alive inside a chamber while meditating.
As we journey around the galaxy, our solar system might regularly interact with dark matter, which might dislodge Oort cloud comets and boost heat in Earth’s core.
Short answer: Yes, it’s possible. Newest video by the AsapSCIENCE guys.
These lens-shaped clouds are often mistaken for UFOs. Here’s how they form, plus gorgeous photos and a video.
Scholz’s star passed only 0.8 light-years from our sun, only 70,000 years ago. It came closer than any other known star, sweeping through the Oort comet cloud.
The whale sings in a sound frequency that is so unusual, no other whales will respond. Filmmakers Josh Zeman and Adrian Grenier want to find it, and make a film about it.
A new map created by the National Parks Service. Dark blue areas are the most quiet, light yellow are the loudest. Have a look.
Satellite view of February 14-15 blizzard that hit the U.S northeast. As of February 17, Boston snow was deeper than in all but two locations in Alaska.
Amateur astronomers spotted them first, but they show up in Hubble images, too. Astronomers are scratching their heads, wondering these mystery plumes are.
It’s a fast-rendezvous, six-hour launch-to-dock mission to the International Space Station. Docking will occur later today. Online viewing details here.