Peering back to nearly the beginning of the universe, a team of astronomers have found the most ancient and distant galaxy yet. The newly discovered formation is a stunning 13.1 billion light years away from the Earth.
Astronomers searching for worlds beyond the Earth celebrated a milestone on Tuesday as the number of observed exoplanets now numbers over 1,000.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention including an article about how the US military could build a 'Terminator' robot.
During the government shutdown, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) tweeted some spectacular snapshots.
Artist Nickolay Lamm has created a set of photographs that show how a cat's vision differs from humans.
Divers at a Russian lake have pulled out a half-ton meteorite that was part of a larger space rock that burned up over Central Russia back in February.
This breathtaking image, courtesy of the Hubble Telescope, reveals a distant galaxy which boasts a unique, rose-like appearance.
Mercury astronaut Scott Carpenter has died at the age of 88.
George Knapp shares some recent items of interest including his I-Team report about how JFK visited Las Vegas 50 years ago to check on a classified project to build a nuclear rocket engine.
If you've ever wanted to tour inside the Large Hadron Collider, you're in luck. Google Street View spent two weeks mapping the lab's underground tunnels, control centers and laboratories.
A mesmerizing video of the Moon's rotation has been created using images taken by the Wide Angle Camera aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.
NASA's Messenger probe has captured a rather curious-looking shape on the surface of the planet Mercury.
George Knapp shares some recent items of interest, including his I-Team report on the efforts to preserve natural darkness, and an article about erasing unwanted memories.
NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has completed a historic milestone, becoming the first human-made object to leave the solar system. The 36-year-old probe has traveled about 12 billion miles from the sun and is now in a region outside of the solar bubble.
An amazing photo taken at the launch of the LADEE spacecraft by a NASA remote camera, captures what appears to be a startled frog leaping high into the air at the moment of liftoff.
NASA's latest spacecraft rocketed toward the Moon atop a Minotaur V rocket late Friday, lighting up the sky over Virginia.
NASA's newest probe, dubbed the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE), will launch later this week.
A six-trillion-mile-long stretch of interstellar gas and dust resembling a caterpillar or tadpole has been spotted by Hubble.
At a geochemistry conference in Florence, Italy, scientist Steven Benner suggested that life on Earth may have been spawned as a result of a serendipitous Martian intervention
Using images taken over a 13-year span by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have assembled time-lapse video of a 5,000-light-year-long jet of superheated gas being ejected from a black hole at the center of a galaxy named M87.
A newly discovered planet has one of the shortest orbital periods ever detected by astronomers, speeding around its star once every 8.5 hours.
Colorado researchers have created a type of "ball lightning" in the laboratory, making clouds of plasma emerge from a solution.
Mysterious phenomena in the upper atmosphere known as Transient Luminous Events take place too fast for the naked eye to see.
The visionary entrepreneur Elon Musk (pictured) has introduced a plan for rapid transportation via a tube he calls the Hyperloop.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx (Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer) spacecraft is set to launch in 2016 on a mission to study a near-Earth asteroid.
An exoplanet glowing a dark magenta (pictured in an artist's illustration) has been discovered by infrared data from the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii.
In anticipation of next week's one year anniversary of NASA's Curiosity Rover landing on Mars, the space agency has released a time-lapse video which showcases the past twelve months of work done on the Red Planet.
Pictured is a reconstruction of the mysterious Antikythera Mechanism, believed to be an astronomical instrument of great precision.
NASA has received more than 400 submissions in response to the agency's Asteroid Initiative, a two-part proposal that aims to locate space rocks on a collision course with Earth as well as capture and place an asteroid into lunar orbit for future study.
Earlier this week NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg captured some stunning pictures of lightning storms from aboard the International Space Station