Bright shooting stars are one of nature's great wonders. Like the one in the main image, which was visible from Devon in the south-west of England in June, these fireballs are caused by space rocks hitting Earth's atmosphere. ...
A meteor over Lake Michigan lit up the sky Monday morning across several states in the Midwest.
SpaceX said Friday it's closer to understanding last month's rocket explosion at the launch pad and aims to resume flights by year's end.
SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk is calling last week's launch pad accident the "most difficult and complex failure" in the company's 14-year history.
Jupiter is hit by an average of 6.5 objects per year that create impacts large enough to be visible from Earth, according to preliminary results from a worldwide campaign by amateur astronomers to observe the giant planet. ...
Asteroid 2015 TB145 isn't the only cosmic visitor paying our planet a trick-or-treat visit over the coming week. With any luck, the Northern Taurid meteor shower may put on a fine once a decade show heading into early November.
Geological relics from the far reaches of the solar system are the focus of a quest by the fireball hunting team at Curtin University.
An international team led by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has determined the orbit of Annama, a new characterized meteorite from a fireball occurred on April 19th 2014 at the Kola Peninsula (Russia). Researchers ...
The first images of a nova during its early fireball stage—when it ejects material, and gases expand and cool—show that this activity is more complicated than predicted.
The annual best-of-summer meteor shower peaks late Tuesday and into the wee hours Wednesday morning.