Lego will not be launching a fan's model of the space shuttle, nor will it be producing a launch pad for its Apollo Saturn V rocket set after rejecting both during a review.
Alien-life hunters shouldn't focus too narrowly on oxygen when scanning the atmospheres of exoplanets, a new study stresses.
Two separate teams of scientists have built the thinnest mirrors in the world: sheets of molybdenum diselenide (MoSe2), each just a single atom wide.
Scientists are figuring out how to make larger and larger objects float on sound waves.
Mattis: "We have to have capabilities to deny them what they want to achieve."
The U.S. Air Force has given SpaceX a qualified vote of confidence in the wake of the presumed loss of the mysterious Zuma satellite, according to Bloomberg News.
If you're looking to beat the heat on exoplanet CoRoT-2b, astronomers found the hottest spot in a surprising location.
The writer Ursula K. Le Guin, whose work spanned multiple genres including science fiction, fantasy, poetry and essays, died on Monday (Jan. 22) at the age of 88.
If the rays of the setting or rising sun hit the moon just right, the moon appears to turn red or ruddy-brown. This is called a blood moon.
While the Taurid meteor shower doesn't have a lot of shooting stars to offer, the few that will streak across the sky may be bright and spectacular.
When comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 smashed into Jupiter in 1994, it sent ripple effects both physically and politically.
In mid-November, the fickle Leonid meteor shower hits Earth once again. The annual shower will peak Nov. 17.
The Perseid meteor shower will burst into light this August as Earth passes through the long trail left by Comet Swift-Tuttle. This year, though, the moon may interfere with the show. Here's how and when to see the Perseids.
The Draconid meteor shower peaks this weekend, but don't get your hopes up for a spectacular sky show.
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.
The Geminid meteor shower peaks the night of Dec. 13-14. This guide tells you the best times and places to see these shooting stars (no equipment necessary).
The 2018 Ursid meteor shower will peak the night of Dec. 21, but the glowing moon will drown out an increased number of meteors.
In late April, skywatchers in the Northern Hemisphere will get a view of the Lyrid meteor shower, the dusty trail of a comet with a centuries-long orbit around the sun.
The Eta Aquarid meteor shower from late April to mid-May offers a long stretch of spectacular 'shooting stars' that even a casual observer can spot in the night sky.
Sky watchers discovered 11 new streams of stars that are the remnants of nearby galaxies and star clusters absorbed by the Milky Way.