Orionid Meteor Shower 2018: When, Where & How to See It

Some of the brightest and swiftest shooting stars will bedazzle the night sky this year during the Orionid meteor shower, which will peak between Oct. 20 and 22 and continue through early November.

Future Moon Mission May be Needed to Solve Mystery in 'First Man'

Sometime in perhaps the not too distant future, a robotic rover, or maybe even an astronaut, will visit a small crater on the moon to answer a mystery inspired by the movie "First Man." (Spoiler warning: this article reveals a major detail from the film.)

Milky Way Meets Zodiacal Light Over ALMA Observatory (Photo)

This scene shows the magnificent presence of the Milky Way galaxy, full of nebulous clouds of interstellar gas and dust and sparkling star clusters shining bright in one of the most pristine dark-sky sites in the world.