These cosmic phenomena all have cool leather jackets.
Want a hands-on tour of a rocket that hasn't been built yet? It's the kind of thing happening inside NASA right now.
What goes in your end-of-the-world toolbox.
A planet twice the size of Earth gave our most unfortunately named planet its odd tilt.
Alpha Centauri A may be even less deadly than the sun—if there are any planets there.
It's not too late, but the future looks bleak for these species.
Peculiar readings from the Galileo mission provide the strongest evidence yet for geysers on the surface of the icy moon.
It's a small step towards learning how brains learn to navigate, whether natural or artificial.
Survival not guaranteed!
The find could put human ancestors in Southeast Asia long before Homo sapiens were even a species.
Want to find Dyson spheres? Gaia, a satellite staring at nearly every star in the galaxy, might be able to lend a hand.
Once upon a time, they weren't alone.
Diamonds in the unique meteorite suggest it came from deep within a large protoplanet that was destroyed as the solar system formed.
Proxima Centauri momentarily lit up in the night sky, which could spell doom for its "habitable" planet.
Our galaxy has more than a few tricks up its sleeves.
An event called gravitational lensing allowed astronomers to discern a star 9 billion light-years away.
And it's growing by the day.
What is, "very carefully?"
Quantum weirdness FTW.
New research suggests extreme microorganisms could cling on to the sea floor and create Earth-like biological environments.
As if one or the other weren't bad enough already.
New fossils found in Israel set our origins back tens of thousands of years—if not more.
These remaining cores of dead stars can only get so massive before they become black holes.
The surface of equatorial Mars has ancient snow trapped under dust and rock, forming cliff-like formations.
The key to fast radio bursts may be hiding around pulsars.
There's no Dyson Swarm or alien megastructure around Tabby's Star, but it's still one of the most mysterious stars in the galaxy.