She was denied access to a telescope because of her sex, but Dr. Burbidge forged ahead anyway, going on to make pathbreaking discoveries about the cosmos.
A meteoroid that grazed the night sky over Australia in 2017 took a very unusual path away from Earth.
Scientists proposed a technique that would allow us to see more of the unseeable.
The planet is shedding its atmosphere into the void, a signal that was recorded but overlooked in 1986 when the robotic spacecraft flew past.
A new explanation for the rocky world’s jumbled landscape opens a possibility that it could have had ingredients for habitability.
A popular screen saver takes a break while its inventors try to digest data that may yet be hiding news of extraterrestrials.
The Hayabusa2 spacecraft’s explosive encounter reveals that a space rock called Ryugu looks extremely young for its age.
Work will be suspended at two NASA centers, a setback that could end hopes for sending astronauts back to the moon in 2024.
You don’t have to be Einstein to appreciate the scope of ‘Until the End of Time.’
While two Apollo 15 crewmen roamed the lunar surface on a scientific mission, he took valuable photographs from the space capsule.
Collectors know that meteorites, proof of where art and science intersect, aren’t just for museums anymore.
As competition with Europe heats up, astronomers pitch their dreams of giant telescopes astride the Earth.
“We cannot really cut corners,” said the head of the European Space Agency.
New simulations explain how the ringed planet ended up with one giant moon that domineers its tinier siblings.
The galaxy cluster Ophiuchus was doing just fine until WISEA J171227.81-232210.7 — a black hole several billion times as massive as our sun — burped on it.
The uncrewed December space mission could have ended in disaster.
Leafy vegetables grown by astronauts aboard the International Space Station were as healthful as lettuce on Earth, a study found.
Axiom Space is selling tickets on a SpaceX capsule for a $55 million, 10-day stay on the orbiting outpost that would be the first to involve no governmental space agencies.
The robotic explorer is to join Curiosity on the red planet next year, and is expected to get more rolling companions built by China, Europe and Russia.
NASA will spend 11 months upgrading the only piece of its Deep Space Network that can send commands to the probe, which has crossed into interstellar space.