New Spacecraft Will Be Able To 'See' Black HolesAstronomers hope the ESA's LISA pathfinder mission will give them a direct look at black holes and learn more about these tantalizing objects.
NASA Photo Shows A Psychedelic PlutoA false-color image of the dwarf planet reveals previously hidden features on its surface.
Scientists: Mysterious 'WTF' Space Object Unlikely To Destroy EarthAstronomers say a strange object approaching our planet is likely an old piece of space debris, possibly from the moon landing missions.
Breathtaking Hubble Images Challenge Ideas About How Galaxies GrowSpectacular pictures of distant galaxies are challenging our view of the universe.
Astronomers: Strange Star May Hold Clues To Another Intelligent CivilizationAstronomers say strange light and dark patterns observed by the most sensitive telescopes may be the first evidence of intelligent life on another planet.
Strong Evidence Mars Has Streams Of Salt Water In SummertimeScientists are reporting that Mars appears to have not only frozen water but flowing streams of salty water, at least in the summertime.
Stellar "Amniotic Sac" Gives Insight Into Our Solar System's BirthA young star 325 light-years from Earth may offer a glimpse into the creation of our solar system.
Massive Study Finds Universe Is Slowly DyingIn the largest survey of its kind, scientists mapped the energy output of part of the universe and found it is losing energy.
Blog: Woman-Shaped Figure Spotted On MarsUFO watchers fear a July image from the Mars Curiosity rover shows a "partially cloaked" woman watching NASAs robotic explorer.
European Space Agency Head Envisions A 'Moon Village'European Space Agency director-general Johann-Dietrich Wörner wants to see a manned, multi-purpose facility on the moon.
NASA Captures Images Of Erupting Black Hole In Middle Of 'Bullseye'NASA's Swift space telescope took rare photos of dust being lit up by X-Rays being emitted from a black hole.
New Horizons Spacecraft Goes Silent As It Makes Closest Approach To PlutoNASA's New Horizon's spacecraft will go silent as it scans Pluto during its closest approach to the dwarf planet.