The collision of two neutron stars whose gravitational waves were famously observed last August probably created a black hole, according to a new study.
SpaceX won't launch two space tourists on a mission around the moon in 2018 after all, according to media reports.
You can now watch almost two decades of weather patterns on Earth thanks to an incredible tool from NASA.
Guatemala's deadly Fuego volcano eruption is responsible for dozens of deaths and cast a vast ash cloud into the sky that's visible from space when it erupted Sunday, June 3, 2018. See photos of the massive volcano eruption as only satellites can.
Russian space flights are full of legend and tradition in the days leading up to launch. Here are some of the rituals that crews at the Baikonur Cosmodrome follow before, during and after every launch.
Lightning storms on Jupiter are much more frequent, and much less alien, than previously thought, a pair of new studies suggests.
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in Space.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in March 2018.
Russia hopes to launch most space missions from Vostochny to reduce its dependence on the Baikonur Cosmodrome, which is in Kazakhstan.
Once again, we have Earth's magnetic field to thank for protecting us from our fire-breathing sun.
The dramatic contrast between the burnt-orange dunes and the dull-blue hills of the Sahara Desert in northern Africa makes for a stunning view from the International Space Station, as seen in a new image shot from the ISS.
Some alien planets in multiple-star systems — such as the two-sun Tatooine, Luke's home world in the "Star Wars" universe — may indeed nestle in orbits that are stable for long stretches of time, a new study suggests.
The Higgs boson appeared again at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), and this time, it revealed something new and exciting about its behavior.
Small but rowdy space rocks pushing and jostling one another may have created the unusual orbits some astronomers cite as the signature of the hypothesized "Planet Nine," a new study suggests.
Satellites are keeping tabs on a powerful volcanic eruption in Guatemala that has killed dozens of people.
On Monday, June 4, a Soyuz rocket was transported to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrone in Kazakhstan ahead of the launch of NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, and Soyuz Commander Sergey Prokopyev.
A new book by space scientist Natalie Starkey examines what we're discovering about comets and asteroids — how we learn about them and what the dusty, icy rocks have to share about the origins of the solar system.
What can we learn from comets and asteroids, the universe's most misunderstood objects?
The new novel "Adrift" catapults the classic castaway tale into the farthest reaches of outer space.
Days on Earth are getting longer as the moon slowly moves farther away from us, new research shows.
Star-Lord himself has confirmed when Guardians Vol. 3 will begin filming.