NASA (Feb. 15, 2013) It may have been small, appearing so even in the best optical telescopes on Earth, but the flyby of asteroid 2012 DA14 was anything but a minor event to astronomers. Never feared as a threat to ... watch video
NASA (July 12, 2013) Caleb: It turns out what we discover ends up leading us to new questions.
Molly :The Mariner 4 mission was the first to take us to mars, and in doing so, changed everything we thought we knew about ... watch video
Reuters (Oct. 29, 2012) Stunning new images of the Milky Way, recently released by the European Southern Observatory, have excited astronomers and amateur star gazers around the world. But they are merely the latest of many ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Aug. 21, 2012) US Space agency NASA is looking to explore deep into the guts of planet Mars after driving all around it with four rovers.
The space agency decided on Monday to send another robot in 2016, just two ... watch video
July 23, 2015 Using archival data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, and the XMM-Newton and Chandra X-ray telescopes, astronomers have discovered a gigantic black hole, which is probably ... read more
July 21, 2015 Compared to its celestial neighbors Venus and Mars, Earth is a pretty habitable place. So how did we get so lucky? A new study sheds light on the improbable evolutionary path ... read more
Apr. 18, 2013 A team of scientists has discovered two Earth-like planets in the habitable orbit of a Sun-like star. Using observations gathered by NASA's Kepler Mission, the team found five planets orbiting a ... read more
Aug. 28, 2012 NASA's Kepler mission has found the first multi-planet solar system orbiting a binary star. The finding shows that whole planetary systems can form in a disk around a binary ... read more
Aug. 20, 2012 The first evidence of a planet's destruction by its aging star has been discovered by an international team of astronomers. A similar fate may await the Earth and other inner planets in our ... read more
Oct. 15, 2010 How do astronomers weigh a star that's trillions of miles away and way too big to fit on a bathroom scale? In most cases they can't, although they can get a best estimate using computer ... read more