Most stars in the universe will eventually burn off all of their hydrogen and become dead husks called white dwarfs.
"Cosmos: Possible Worlds," coming out in spring 2019, will be a TV voyage that takes viewers to distant planets, to potential futures on Earth, into the mind and into the quantum realm. And its creators want it to totally change the way you see the world.
A team of astronomers noticed something interesting when they were sifting through the recently published second data release from the Gaia mission.
Jupiter will soon end its brilliant yearlong showing in the evening sky.
In a statement released about two hours after the astronauts conducted an emergency landing, the NASA administrator stressed the importance of crew safety.
After suffering a launch failure on their way to the International Space Station today (Oct. 11), two Expedition 57 crewmembers have returned to Earth and are in "good health," NASA officials said in a postlaunch news conference.
NASA is holding a press conference to discuss what happened during today's astronaut launch failure and what to expect next, here's how to watch.
Rocket science is always a risky business, which is why crewed capsules and the rockets that launch them carry a variety of systems built in to ensure the safety of those aboard, as the world remembered today.
Aleksey Ovchinin and Nick Hague were scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on Oct. 11, 2018.
If Russia can't get its Soyuz rocket back up and running soon, the International Space Station will likely become unoccupied for the first time in nearly two decades.
See photos of the failed launch of the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft that was on its way to deliver two Expedition 57 crew members to the International Space Station on Oct. 11, 2018.
A covert companion siphoned material from its stellar neighbor before it exploded in a fiery death, a new study suggests.
Boeing is investing in Accion Systems Inc., a Boston startup focused on scalable electric propulsion technology for satellites.
Doctor Who Season 11 is off to a strong start, but that doesn't necessarily mean you should watch it.
A few decades ago, finding life beyond Earth was an idle dream — but today, astrobiology is a thriving field, fed by incredible discoveries across different realms of science and the possibility of still more to come.
President Donald Trump's announcement of the U.S. Space Force stems from a long, worrying history about technological advancements in Russia and China. The new military branch could safeguard U.S. space assets, but only if Congress gets on board.
A rock that had been used as a barn doorstop on a Michigan farm for the last 30 years is actually a massive meteorite worth over $100,000.
If you ever wanted to follow in Neil Armstrong's footsteps to the moon, you can do so this month — in virtual reality.
Last Wednesday (Oct. 3), actors and comedians Donald Faison and Bobby Moynihan sat down at the AOL Build studio to talk about the new "Star Wars Resistance" animated series, in which they are both comedic voice actors.
A newly discovered long and craggy rift is splintering across West Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier, satellite images show.