Sometimes, the universe seems bent on hiding the most glorious of events right in plain sight. Just a such an event occurs next week, when the slender waning crescent moon occults the planet Venus for observers across Europe, ...
Our five closest planetary neighbors are putting on a heavenly show.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia have uncovered answers to a mystery that has puzzled scientists for half a century.
Earth's thin atmosphere stands out against the blackness of space in this photo shared on Aug. 31, 2015, by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly on board the International Space Station.
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly), currently on a year-long mission on the International Space Station, took this photograph of a sunrise and posted it to social media on Aug. 10, 2015.
It's crunch time for a comet from the fringes of the solar system as it hurtles toward a close encounter with the sizzling sun.
When you clean your house you are probably vacuuming up space dust. Not kidding. It is the same dust that was once part of comets and asteroids. You see that dust in the faint glow it helps create before sunrise and after ...
(Phys.org) —Four years after its first mission, the Sunrise team is preparing the balloon-borne solar observatory for a second flight. The launch is expected in the next days.
(AP)—The U.S. space shuttle Endeavour began a journey to its new life as a museum piece Wednesday, heading west on the last ferry flight of its kind as NASA shuts down its shuttle program.
Summer is a good time to relax, sleep late, enjoy a break from school or work. Waking before sunrise is just not done.