Quantum weirdness and Twitter feeds add to the entropy in these public randomness beacons.
"First Man," the new film about Apollo 11 moonwalker Neil Armstrong, hits theaters across the nation Friday (Oct. 12).
Ryan Gosling may play a pretty convincing Neil Armstrong in the new biopic "First Man," but that iconic role as the famed Apollo 11 moonwalker didn't inspire the movie star to dream of taking such a "giant leap" in real life.
The astronaut was also the fifth man to walk on the moon.
The U.S. Air Force announced on Wednesday it is awarding three contracts collectively worth about $2 billion to Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems and United Launch Alliance to develop launch system prototypes.
Two new crewmembers will blast off on a fast-track flight to the International Space Station on Thursday (Oct. 11), and you can watch their liftoff and docking live online.
It'll cost several billion dollars more than originally planned to get NASA's huge Space Launch System (SLS) rocket off the ground, and that already-delayed first flight will probably end up being pushed back yet again, a new report finds.
Carl Sagan was a scientist and educator best known for his TV series Cosmos, the Pale Blue Dot image of Earth and quotes about life and Earth.
Earth is the only planet known to support life. Learn about Earth science facts and the planet’s interior composition, surface and atmosphere.
The three astronauts currently living on the International Space Station caught a terrifying glimpse of Hurricane Michael arriving on the western coast of Florida earlier today (Oct. 10).
What can you do in 15 minutes? Maybe read a few articles or watch a few videos online. But as astrophysicist and Space.com columnist Paul Sutter explains, 15 minutes is enough time for a particular kind of star to transform into a neutron star.
A huge haul of newfound fast radio bursts (FRBs) may help astronomers finally start to get a handle on these mysterious and powerful blasts from deep space.
There are 13 popular constellations in the zodiac. But these are just some of the star constellations astronomers use to divide the sky.
William Shatner, known by "Star Trek" fans from his iconic role as Capt. James T. Kirk of the starship Enterprise, continues to lead an extraordinary and adventurous life at the age of 87.
Here's a guide to the major astronomical events of the next year, as well as space launches and milestones for spacecrafts already in travel.
Hurricane Michael is expected to hit the Florida panhandle as a major storm on Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 10) — and U.S. weather satellites are busy watching the storm to help meteorologists keep people safe.
Worry rippled through the astronomical community this weekend as NASA announced that the Hubble Space Telescope was in safe mode — but NASA confirmed in a statement released yesterday (Oct. 8) that the agency expected the instrument to be back at work soo
Rick Searfoss, a former NASA astronaut who launched on three space shuttle missions before serving as a test pilot for a commercial rocket plane, has died. He was 62. Searfoss flew as pilot on two missions and commanded his third.
In the opening scene of "First Man," moviegoers find themselves in the cockpit with Neil Armstrong aboard an X-15 rocket plane. The screen is filled with a lot of true-to-life details, but there is also something that should not be there: clouds.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket spawned a gorgeous, glowing cloud shortly after lifting off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on California's Central Coast Sunday night (Oct. 7), wowing folks throughout the Golden State.