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A seismologist scrutinized hundreds of strong earthquakes over four centuries and found no relationship to lunar cycles.
Videos showed a bright flash of light, followed by a pop almost like a light bulb burning out.
Instead of sending probes to faraway planets, why not hitch them to comets?
Black holes or neutron stars behaving wildly are the likely suspects of a repetitious burst of cosmic energy 3 billion light years away, astronomers say.
Rumors are that an expensive, classified mission code-named “Zuma” failed to deploy in orbit and is now lost. Will we ever find out what actually happened?
Mr. Young also walked on the moon and was the only astronaut to fly in the Gemini, Apollo and shuttle programs.
The 19,000-pound Chinese station is expected to plummet to earth in March, but experts say the odds are incredibly low that it will hurt anyone.
Signs of the country’s space-age glory are everywhere, and Ukrainians are determined to hold onto their scientific traditions.
The launch of a new rocket by Elon Musk’s SpaceX and moon landings by India, China and private companies could occur this year, but no one is sure when.
Astronomers have their noses pressed against the windows of the unknown, wanting to believe in life elsewhere just like many outer space enthusiasts.
An iconic photo of Mr. McCandless floating above Earth captured the imagination of millions. He also played a role in Neil Armstrong’s famed moonwalk.
The scientific start of winter offers a moment to reflect on how we might not be here to witness the changing seasons without Earth’s particular tilt toward the sun.
NASA will choose on Wednesday from a dozen proposals in its New Frontiers program, including spacecraft to study the moon, Venus, Saturn and comets.
The iconic storm plunges 200 miles beneath the clouds of the solar system’s largest planet, and possibly much deeper, according to data from NASA’s Juno spacecraft.
Astronomers have discovered a passing rock from another star — the first interstellar asteroid.
When the New Horizons spacecraft that passed Pluto in 2015 completes its flyby of 2014 MU69 at the solar system’s edge, it may find a moon.
An explosive volcanic eruption in 2014 resulted in a new addition to the Tonga Islands. Its shifting landscape could help scientists studying Mars.
Astronomers offer new details about Oumuamua, a probable asteroid arriving from beyond the solar system and leaving in a big hurry.
Built by Sierra Nevada Corporation, the space plane that brings to mind NASA’s retired shuttles completed a successful test flight and landing on Saturday.
Technological hiccups, a tornado and other factors have slowed the Space Launch System that NASA hopes will carry astronauts to the moon and Mars.