Astronomers used 200,000 Hubble Space Telescope images to discover an eerie glow surrounding the solar system even after all other light sources have been eliminated.
New fund would aid responses to floods, fires and storms. But a failure to address warming and greenhouse gas emissions undercuts the funding success, critics say.
Snoopy the dog, clad in an orange space suit, can be seen in this image sequence floating weightlessly inside the Orion space capsule.
Astronomers confirmed that four ancient galaxies detected by the James Webb Space Telescope in the early months of its operations are the oldest ever seen, nearly as old as the universe itself.
NASA's most advanced robotic geologist to date has collected its first samples of broken rocks and dust from the Red Planet's surface.
The James Webb Space Telescope's image of the Southern Ring Nebula has revealed a few surprises in this snapshot of a stellar death.
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As part of the Breakthrough Listen project, the MeerKAT radio telescope will search a million nearby stars for signals from technology that could indicate intelligent extraterrestrial life.
NASA's ICON atmosphere-studying satellite, well into an extended mission in space, fell silent on Nov. 25. Troubleshooting is ongoing, but the spacecraft has not responded to calls from home.
A strange local dwarf galaxy was hidden from astronomers for years by the glare of a foreground star, earning the nickname 'Peekaboo.'
On Mars, dust devils can have both positive and negative impacts on robotic exploration on the planet.
Scientists have tracked a high-energy blast of radiation back to the collision of two neutron stars and the kilonova explosion that resulted from the violent merger.
New research solves the puzzle of how amino acids formed within space rocks that bombarded Earth during the violent early epoch of the solar system.
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Measurements taken at Earth's neighbors, Mars and Venus, show the battle between high-energy cosmic rays from beyond the solar system and the influence of the sun in the inner solar system.
Satellites keep watching as the Mauna Loa volcano on Hawaii's Big Island continues spewing geysers of boiling lava and plumes of volcanic ash over a week after it woke up from a 38-year sleep.
There simply isn't enough normal matter to account for the amount of gravitational force needed to hold the universe together, meaning dark matter must be prevalent.