Four monster-sized exoplanets have been found orbiting a relatively young star, about 130 light years from Earth.
It's been discovered that the huge ocean on Europa likely interacts with the surface of the icy shell that covers it, so scientists may not have to drill far down to investigate it for possible signs of life.
A photograph of an alien planet in the process of forming has been captured for the very first time by astronomers.
A proposed private space venture to mount a manned Mars flyby in 2018 may include an additional historic component: using a married couple as passengers
English 'micro-artist' Willard Wigan latest creation celebrates the Apollo 11 mission by depicting Buzz Aldrin's moonwalk inside the eye of a needle
A huge sunspot, six times the diameter of the Earth, has formed on the surface of the sun in the last two days.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention including the latest details and footage of the Russian meteorite.
Asteroid 2012 DA14 which flies by Earth on Friday, will not be in danger of hitting us, but it is making a record-setting close approach.
NASA's Curiosity rover has discovered some strange-looking things during its mission on the Red Planet.
Video recently posted to YouTube may reveal a new type of secret aircraft being tested by the U.S. military.
A colossal storm on Saturn that raged for 267 days was so large that it wrapped itself around the planet.
A rocket launched this evening from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va. released a vapor that created glowing red clouds above the Earth.
A proposed hypersonic "SpaceLiner" could fly passengers from Europe to Australia in a mere 90 minutes.
A NASA space telescope has revealed magnetic fields of super-hot matter in the sun's outer atmosphere that are interwoven like braids of hair.
An intriguing video has been posted on YouTube that purports to show two UFOs flying over the surface of the moon.
George Knapp shares a number of items of interest including his I-Team investigation report on NASA closing a deal with Bigelow Aerospace (pictured).
The European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft has captured astonishing new images of a 4-mile wide, 900-mile long river that that once flowed across the Red Planet.
A new photo captured by the European Southern Observatory in Chile shows the best view yet of a dark space cloud about 600 light-years from Earth.
On Wednesday night, the asteroid Apophis (pictured in an artist's rendering) is flying past Earth.
According to a new study, our galaxy hosts at least 17 billion Earth-size planets.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention including an article about private space travel and an I-Team report on Big Pharma standing in the way of natural treatments.
For the first time, astronomers have caught a glimpse of the formation of planets, as seen happening around a young star.
A number of items have caught George Knapp's attention in the last week, including a gallery of the best space photos of 2012.
Space.com has posted an artist's rendering of the supergiant star Betelgeuse, captured using state-of-the-art techniques on the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope.
U.S. military research agency DARPA has developed a giant robotic dog, dubbed AlphaDog, that can follow soldiers into rugged terrain carrying up to 400 pounds of heavy equipment.
Shamanic astronomer AJ McGettigan writes about the significance of the Winter Solstice, and shares a related graphic.
The 3-mile wide asteroid 4179 Toutatis (pictured in a computer generated image) is making a flyby past Earth tonight.
New images from NASA's Suomi NPP satellite show nighttime shots of Earth from space like you've never seen before.
Professor Enzo di Fabrizio and colleagues from the University of Genoa, Italy, have taken the first direct photograph of a strand of DNA, the structure that contains the genetic instructions of all living things.