We can now see Ceres's white spots very clearly, but scientists are still mystified as to what they are.
Astronomers honored the late and great Spock with his very own asteroid.
Amazing video explains how Hubble may detect alien life in the near future.
Pluto's weird moon Nix is not only shaped like an egg, it jerks and tilts crazily as it orbits.
The President of the United States gave his stamp of approval to this glittering star cluster.
What if the Andromeda Galaxy, the Crab Nebula, or a black hole were right next to us?
More than six months after Philae's historic landing, Rosetta sends back pictures of the comet's surface landscape and faraway...
The proposed Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) has been the subject of awe, controversy, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles mix-ups (just...
NASA snaps the first image of white dwarf stars migrating from the center of a cluster to the outskirts.
Debris from Halley's comet will cause a meteor shower overnight, peaking on Wednesday at 9am.
New photos from New Horizons detect many planetary features on Pluto, including a possible solar ice cap.
With just one more day before MESSENGER runs out of propellant and crashes into Mercury's surface, the probe sends back some of the...
This image of the Thor's Helmet Nebula is gorgeous, but once you see Mon Calamari, you won't be able to un-see it.
Later this week, NASA's MESSENGER probe will end its four-year journey and crash into Mercury's surface.
NASA releases a beautiful Hubble image in honor of its 25th anniversary.
After nine years of traveling, NASA's New Horizons probe has reached Pluto and sent back the first color image of the dwarf planet.
As the first color images of Ceres emerge, the mystery around the dwarf planet's bright spots continues.
A ring of fire appears in space as a result of Einstein's gravitational lensing, and it looks like the Eye of Sauron from Lord of the...
A nova first discovered on March 15 will once again be visible from your backyard this week.
NASA's Hubble has just captured spectacular images of the "ghosts," of dead quasars, which may provide us with more insight into the...