A newfound planet known as Kepler-186f, which orbits a dwarf star about 490 light-years away, is the closest to Earth in size yet found.
A mysterious object in the outer edge of Saturn's ring may be a new moon that is in the process of forming.
In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, the first of four "blood moon" total lunar eclipses will occur, with the three others following at six month intervals.
Astronauts will soon be growing their own lettuce aboard the ISS as part of a new project due to arrive later this week via the Space X Dragon cargo ship.
The NASA rover Curiosity has beamed back a photo from Mars that shows a strange bright light that appears to emanate from the planet's surface.
George Knapp shares some items that have recently caught his attention, including an article about the strange cattle mutilation mystery.
George Knapp shares some news items that have recently caught his attention, including articles on two new planetary systems discovered by the Lick Observatory's Automated Planet Finder, photographic evidence of animal mistreatment behind the scenes at...
A new dwarf planet called 2012 VP113 has been found at our solar system's edge. The newly discovered body, about 280 miles in size, is even more distant than the dwarf planet Sedna (pictured, artist's conception).
An astronomer has discovered a "Goldilocks zone" planet that is thought to be nearly the same size as Earth.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention including an article about how one or more fragments of a rare meteorite possibly landed near St. Thomas, Ontario.
Using over 10,000 photos taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA has created an amazing interactive map of the moon's North Pole.
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) caught an intense solar flare as it erupted from the surface of the sun on Wednesday.
According to new research, Earth may have a vast reservoir of water deep underground, enough to equal all the water in the world's oceans.
A new study on the asteroid impact believed to have caused the mass extinction of the dinosaurs has revealed a potential additional layer of devastation from the catastrophic event.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has photographed a never-before-seen view of an asteroid breaking apart in deep space.
NASA's 2015 budget request from the Federal government provides insights into which realms of research the agency plans to focus on in coming years
A strange signal from the center of the Milky Way may be the first direct evidence of dark matter, the elusive substance said to make up 85% of all matter in the universe.
It's part airship, plane and helicopter, and measures over 300ft long—60ft longer than the biggest airliners!
NASA's Kepler mission has announced a stunning bounty of new planet discoveries-- 715 new planets that orbit 305 stars!
Futurist and AI developer Ray Kurzweil has predicted that robots/computers will surpass human intelligence in just 15 years.
George Knapp shares several news items that have recently caught his attention, including articles on the Viking apocalypse, DHS's quest for a national license-plate recognition database, tsunami "ghost" stories from Japan and the possibility of alien...
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention, including an article about how nuclear bombs could save Earth from asteroids.
The European Space Agency has turned to humanity's distant past in an effort to reinforce the heat shield of its Solar Orbiter
NASA has determined the origins of the mysterious 'Pinnacle Island' rock which seemed to suddenly appear in a photo taken by the Mars Opportunity Rover this past January.
NASA celebrated the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics by releasing some breathtaking satellite images of the venues created for the games in Sochi, Russia.
NASA's Curiosity rover captured a view of our planet from its location on the Red Planet. In the new image, the Earth can be seen as the brightest point of light in the Martian sky with our moon just below it.
A fresh impact crater on Mars has been photographed by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
A fossil bed in China with a well-preserved set of dinosaurs and mammals frozen in death poses has long puzzled scientists.