NASA's Cassini spacecraft is on final approach to Saturn, following confirmation by mission navigators that it is on course to dive into the planetâ€™s atmosphere on Friday, Sept. 15.
A group of scientists from Queen's University Belfast and the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Germany have turned exoplanet-hunting on its head
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, who set multiple U.S. space records during her mission aboard the International Space Station
An international team of astronomers used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to estimate whether there might be water on the seven earth-sized planets orbiting the nearby dwarf star TRAPPIST-1
For millennia, mankind gazed out into the mesmerizing night sky, without knowing that what they were seeing were stars just like our Sun and billions of other galaxies making rest of our Universe
Astrophysicists at the University of Texas at Arlington have predicted that an Earth-like planet may be lurking in a star system just 16 light years away.
The smallest star yet measured has been discovered by a team of astronomers led by the University of Cambridge.
Last year, the existence of an unknown planet in our Solar system was announced. However, this hypothesis was subsequently called into question as biases
Images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot reveal a tangle of dark, veinous clouds weaving their way through a massive crimson oval. The JunoCam imager aboard NASA's Juno mission snapped pics
Martian environment is likely even more harmful to living cells than previously imagined. The combination of UV radiation and perchlorates common on Mars could be deadly for bacteria.