A team of astronomers has mapped distortions caused by the dust that pervades our galaxy in order to begin measuring how quickly the universe is expanding.
According to the text — adopted by a rare unanimous vote in the US Senate and House of Representatives — NASA will work toward the goal of "a crewed mission to Mars in the 2030s."
Recent studies parsing data from the Rosetta mission theorize how the comet's odd shape was formed and scrutinize various long-term changes in its structure, like collapsing cliffs.
While the Hermit Kingdom says that the rocket engine is intended to launch satellites into space, some experts believe that it is actually the first-stage rocket for an intercontinental ballistic missile.
Mars' diminutive moon Phobos may be the latest in a series of increasingly smaller moons that formed from rings of debris that circled the Red Planet in its past, and likely will again in its future.
A giant planet is in a death spiral as it circles nearer and nearer to the star that it orbits, with its doom only a matter of time.
The renowned physicist says he has accepted an invitation from Richard Branson to voyage into space on a Virgin Galactic trip, which would be a major milestone in space tourism.
Astrophysicists at MIT have gained new insight into the energy that radiates from a feeding black hole as it tears apart a nearby star.