Pluto May Have Started Hot And Contained An Ocean, According To New DiscoveryResearchers have long thought that Pluto began as an icy sphere when it formed in the Kuiper Belt, a home to cold, dark objects on the edge of our solar system.
Strawberry Moon 2020: Best Times To WatchIt's time for another noteworthy celestial event. Be sure to cast your gaze toward the sky for this year's Strawberry Moon.
A Giant Asteroid Flew By Earth Wednesday, Close Enough To See By TelescopeAn asteroid estimated to be 1.2 miles wide flew by Earth early Wednesday morning, close enough to see on a telescope.
Potential Super-Earth Found Orbiting The Nearest Star From Our SunIn 2016, astronomers found a potentially habitable planet called Proxima b around the star Proxima Centauri, which is only 4.2 light-years from Earth. Now, researchers have traced a second signal they believe belongs to a super-Earth orbiting the same star, increasing the intrigue of this neighboring planetary system and its potential.
It's An Asteroid! No, It's The New Smallest Dwarf Planet In Our Solar SystemA large asteroid could be reclassified as a dwarf planet -- which could make it the smallest in the solar system -- after new research revealed it's shape, astronomers said on Monday.
The Orionid Meteor Shower Will Peak Tonight, Trail Of Halley's Comet To Create Dazzling DisplayThe Orionid meteor shower will peak on Monday and Tuesday, sprinkling remnants of Halley's Comet in Earth's atmosphere to create a dazzling display.
This Month, You Can See Jupiter And Its Largest Moons With Just Your BinocularsFor space lovers around the world, the month of June is set to be stellar: Jupiter will be clearly visible, and those wanting to catch a glimpse of its moons will only need a pair of binoculars.
See The First Photo Of A Black Hole; Direct Evidence Of Their ExistenceIn April 2017, scientists used a global network of telescopes to see and capture the first-ever picture of a black hole, according to an announcement by researchers at the National Science Foundation Wednesday morning.
Toyota Is Working On A Moon Buggy With Japan's Space AgencyIn about 10 years, Toyota hopes to be shuttling people around the moon.
New Sky Survey Reveals Hundreds Of Thousands Of GalaxiesThe radio signals of almost 300,000 sources have finally reached Earth, and most of them are previously unknown galaxies from the distant universe.
'Rare Species' Of Asteroid Spotted In Our Solar SystemAn odd kind of asteroid has been hiding out in our solar system, close to Venus, and it took a new state-of-the-art surveying camera to detect it.
The Milky Way Is Being Warped And Twisted, Study SaysOur home galaxy, the Milky Way, makes for a pretty space picture, and it looks normal at a distance. But a new 3D map reveals a surprise: The Milky Way is being warped and twisted by its stars.
WATCH: NASA Lands Unmanned Spacecraft On MarsSlamming into the thin Martian atmosphere at more than 13,000 mph, NASA's InSight lander pulled off a blazing six-and-a-half minute 77-mile plunge to the surface of Mars Monday, using a huge parachute and then 12 pulsing rocket thrusters to settle to a gentle 5-mph touchdown in a billion-dollar mission to study the red planet's hidden interior.
NASA's InSight Lander Successfully Touches Down On MarsAfter a six-month voyage from Earth, NASA's InSight Mars lander reached the thin Martian atmosphere Monday afternoon to begin a nail-biting six-and-a-half-minute descent to the surface.
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.