The moon will return to the evening sky this week, waxing toward full. Next full moon – night of September 8-9, 2014 – is the Harvest Moon.
The longest lunar month of 2014 starts with the August 25 new moon and ends September 24. All you need to know about the varying lengths of the lunar months, here.
The first view of Earth from the moon was a stunner when NASA released it in 1966. Later, NASA restored the photo to reveal even more detail.
Next time you’re brushing you teeth, think on this: New research suggests that the fluorine in your toothpaste originates from the sun’s dead ancestors.
New map from a 1989 spacecraft flyby gives us a glimpse of an unseen world.
A few days before the NASA spacecraft Voyager 2 skimmed by Neptune in 1989, it acquired images of a faint, continuous ring system encircling the planet.
New image of star-forming regions in southern Milky Way. Star cluster NGC 3603 is 20,000 light-years away. Glowing gas clouds NGC 3576 is about half as far.
Mission planners didn’t anticipate that Curiosity would be driving over an area on Mars that has sharp, pyramid-shaped rocks embedded in hard ground.
A black hole candidate known as M82 X-1 appears to have a mass of about 400 suns, making it one of only half a dozen suspected midsize black holes.