A powerful astronomy instrument called DESI charts millions of galaxies in the night sky. Can it help scientists finally figure out what dark energy is? ..
To support life, a planet has to stay in its star’s “habitable zone.” But research on a nearby star shows that life-friendly zones won’t stay that ..
Physicists say an interstellar engine popularized in the '60s is technically feasible, but it would take a more advanced civilization to build one. ..
A team of scientists shows where some of the gas giant’s huge storms come from and how the process is similar to the buildup of extreme weather on our planet. ..
New, high-resolution observations of a faint, fluffy galaxy suggest that dark matter’s not as ubiquitous as scientists thought. ..
The agency wants to hunt exoplanets, so it’s designing star shades and coronagraphs that block out starlight and give telescopes a clear view. ..
SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic finally made commercial spaceflight possible. Now there are questions about the purpose of these exclusive trips. ..
After decades of hard work and controversies, NASA scientists ready Hubble’s massive successor for its mission to probe the distant universe. ..