Science Channel reboots "MythBusters" with a bang.
A skywatcher uses filtered binoculars to observe a majestic group of sunspots just a few minutes before the sun sets behind the Castle of Noudar in Barrancos, Portugal.
Learn about how scientists use the Hubble Space Telescope to study exoplanet atmospheres and about the limitations of these techniques.
Hydrocarbon particles in Pluto's atmosphere are responsible for the dwarf planet's surprisingly low temperatures, a new study suggests.
Earth has multiple layers, consisting of the core, mantle and crust.
A powerful new instrument that will search the cosmos for exploding stars and fast-moving space rocks has captured its first image of the night sky.
There used to be nine planets. Now there are eight, or maybe there are nine after all. Whichever you prefer, here is a list of them in the order they appear in the solar system.
Mars is a very cold planet. Temperatures don't get much above 70 degrees F and they can get down to nearly minus 200 degrees F.
Executives with Sierra Nevada Corporation said Nov. 13 they believed the recent glide flight of a Dream Chaser test article was successful and they won't need to fly that vehicle again.
Learn how our solar system formed, how it was discovered and the names of the planets, dwarf planets and regions of space that orbit our sun.
Lunar eclipses occur when Earth's shadow blocks the sun. There are three types; the most dramatic is a total lunar eclipse. Find out when is the next one.
SpaceX is getting ready to launch a secret satellite to orbit Wednesday night (Nov. 15).
A gallery if images from the Zwicky Transient Facility's (ZTF) first view of the universe, and its ultra-wide-field camera, based at the Palomar Observatory.
Traveling through time — possible in theory — is beyond our current technological capabilities.
Dark matter emits no light, and cannot be directly observed, but scientists think that it and dark energy make up most of the mass of the universe.
Learn about the discovery of dwarf planet Pluto, its fascinating orbit and atmosphere and the controversy surrounding its planetary status.
Yes, the moon rotates on its axis. The moon's rate of rotation nearly matches its orbital period, which keep the same side facing Earth.
Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei made a number of inventions and discoveries that remain important to astronomy and science in general today.
Read about the history and future of Earth’s sun as well as fun facts about the sun’s age, size, temperature, and phenomena like solar flares.
Johannes Kepler used mathematics to calculate the path of the planets.