NASA, with the Oak Ridge National Lab in Tennessee, has produced non-weapons grade plutonium to power future space probes.
On Wednesday astronaut Chris Hadfield became the first Canadian to take command of the International Space Station (ISS).
We celebrate memorable sounds connected with outer space as Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield takes command of the International Space Station this week.
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft detected a strong bow shock while studying the ringed planet, revealing a massive acceleration of electrons normally expected from supernova remnants.
U.S. researchers have narrowed down their search for radio signals from intelligent life among the stars.
Enjoy this collection of images from outer space in celebration of Valentine’s Day.
Supermassive black holes don’t share things evenly with their galaxies, according to new Australian research.
A nearby short gamma-ray burst could have produced an intense blast of radiation that hit Earth around A.D. 775, according to new German-led research.
The supernova remnant W50 has been dubbed the Giant Manatee Nebula based on a new shot of the cloud from the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA).
Approaching the speed of light in the Millennium Falcon would look a little different from the way the movies show it, according to new U.K. research.