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.
New Radio Telescope Picks Up Mysterious Signal From SpaceA new radio telescope in Canada is picking up mysterious signals from deep space known as "fast radio bursts" (FRBs).
Annual Perseid Meteor Shower Coming This WeekendThe annual Perseid meteor showers are coming this weekend.
Pluto Fans: Calling Objects Beyond Pluto 'Planet Nine' Is InsensitivePluto fans — and scientists — are taking umbrage with those who call another possible ‘further’ planet, ‘Planet Nine.’
Small Asteroid Hits Earth Hours After Being Spotted By AstronomersA small asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere on June 2 just a few hours after it was discovered racing toward the planet, according to NASA.