If you tried to start a car that's been sitting in a garage for decades, you might not expect the engine to respond. But a set of thrusters aboard the Voyager 1 spacecraft successfully fired up Wednesday after 37 years without use.News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 12:57
Collisions scarred early Earth as much as five times more often than previously thought.
"One Strange Rock," a new National Geographic TV series that explores the wonders of planet Earth from a cosmic perspective, will be hosted by none other than award-winning actor Will Smith.
Satellite photos show just how big and destructive the Southern California wildfires have become.
A new study suggests that Mars' ancient clays may have formed via the interaction of rock with a steamy atmosphere, not water on or just beneath the planet's surface.
Astronomers have discovered the oldest supermassive black hole yet, a behemoth that grew to 800 million times the mass of the sun when the universe was just 5 percent of its current age, a new study finds.
The latest installment in James S.A. Corey's "Expanse" series is the beginning of the end for James Holden's crew, setting a course for the final books of the series.
The European Space Agency (ESA) released a video explaining how astronomers used the Gaia telescope to discover a large star cluster earlier this year.
With less than four months remaining in the competition, two of the remaining teams in the Google Lunar X Prize are seeking to raise tens of millions of dollars to complete their spacecraft.
A smarmy captain oversees a space crew filled with people wearing bizarre hairstyles and clothing. Yup, it's got to have something to do with "Star Trek."
The Breakthrough Prize in mathematics was awarded to two researchers who showed that polynomial questions with many variables have a finite number of solution types.
Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk on the moon, has launched a "Mission to Mars" fashion line with Sprayground to help you dress for the Red Planet.
A new citizen science project examined the different types of bacteria living on the surfaces inside the International Space Station, revealing that the microbes from the orbiting lab are very similar to those found in homes on Earth.
Jupiter's icy moon Europa may have plate tectonics, potentially making the ocean-harboring world more habitable than scientists had thought.
Engineers have filed a patent for a spacesuit self-return system to ensure spacewalking astronauts are safe, even if none of their crewmates can rescue them.
SpaceX's next robotic resupply mission to the International Space Station for NASA has been pushed from Friday (Dec. 8) to next Tuesday (Dec. 12) at the earliest.
The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) will stay attached to the International Space Station through at least 2020, NASA announced yesterday (Dec. 4).
Judging by a pizza slowly floating by a camera on the International Space Station, it looks like somebody prefers extra pepperoni with their weightless pie.
Did the universe begin with the Big Bang, or has it been expanding and contracting infinitely? A new study uses black hole physics to argue for the latter.