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Astronomers measuring heat in Uranus's atmosphere stumbled upon its rings and measured their temperature for the first time: -320 degrees Fahrenheit.
Jupiter got hit by a planet 10 times the mass of Earth billions of years ago, and its core is still reeling, a new study suggests
A head-on collision explains why Jupiter's core is so much more diffuse than scientists expected. Jupiter likely absorbed the smaller planet.
Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we found jobs with the highest average salaries in the Aloha State. Psychiatrists take the top spot.
The world's largest telescope could be built on sacred Hawaiian land, but activists and natives are protesting construction by blocking the roads.
NASA’s future missions will shoot for an icy moon of Saturn, photograph the Big Bang, and more. Here’s what’s coming in the next 10 ...
NASA intends to return to the moon, continue on to Mars, and look for life near Saturn and Jupiter within 10 years. Its other plans go even further.
The Israeli spacecraft that crashed on the moon spilled microscopic ‘water bears’ that can live in space
Beresheet spilled tardigrades, invisible tiny critters that are capable of living in extreme conditions — including space.
‘We want our country to do it first’: A NASA executive says a US-China Mars mission is not in the cards
Some experts say a race to Mars would "be a waste of taxpayers' money" and that NASA and China should work together. But US law doesn't make it easy.
There could be up to 10 billion warm and cozy Earth-like planets in our home galaxy, new research reveals
Thanks to the Kepler telescope, scientists have enough data to estimate how many sun-like stars have Earth-like planets that could hold liquid water.
Dead planets can ‘broadcast’ for up to a billion years, and they could tell astronomers what will happen after our sun blows up
Finding dead planets' radio broadcasts can help scientists learn how the sun's death in 5 billion years will affect our solar system.
The supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy suddenly lit up brighter than scientists had ever seen, and nobody knows why
Scientists think every galaxy has a supermassive black hole at its center, and ours just defied their statistical models.