The animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars is being revived for a surprise seventh season on the upcoming Disney streaming service.
Researchers at NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory may have watched a young star devouring a planet.
Forty-nine years after Neil Armstrong took his first "small step" on the lunar surface, Samsung has brought his "giant leap for mankind" down to Earth by launching an out-of-this-world virtual-reality experience in New York City.
The mysterious surface of Saturn's huge moon Titan comes into gloriously sharp focus in newly released photos captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
NASA's next-generation James Webb Space Telescope is really big. If you hadn't fully appreciated that basic fact, this new photo should do the trick.
A tiny satellite has started investigating the halo of incredibly hot gas surrounding the Milky Way — and it could help scientists track down the huge amount of missing matter in the universe.
The European Gaia spacecraft recently released a catalog of the positions of 1.7 billion stars, mapping our stellar neighbors around the Milky Way with unprecedented precision.
Are two different types of stars actually the same thing? Research of recent years shows that kinds of exotic stars — known as pulsars and magnetars — may actually be a single type of star, but at different stages of its lifetime, a new NASA video says.
A new technique that analyzes clashing observations may help solve the mystery behind the expansion of the universe.
There's something strange about the outer solar system — and that could be the signature of a long-ago visit to our neighborhood.
Friday will mark the 49th anniversary of one of humanity's greatest achievements: Apollo 11 and the first lunar landing. And the sky has a lunar treat in store.
As part of a new video series, retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly got real about life in space, "Star Trek" and a creepy ball of urine.
Europe's upcoming Mars rover features a powerful toaster oven-size lab that will search for signs of life on the Red Planet.
Dark matter and dark energy may be weird and (as of now) inexplicable, but they do seem to exist.
On his first foreign trip since taking office nearly three months ago, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine traveled to Israel this week to meet with the country's prime minister and other officials.
The solar system is more and more like a space oddity — Jupiter-like planets are more common around stars that also host giant-size versions of our planet, while our solar system possesses Jupiter but no such "super-Earth," a new study finds.
A group of fans recently filled baseball's Fenway Park in Boston — not to watch homers fly over the Green Monster left-field wall, but instead to talk about spacecraft flying through the solar system.
Blue Origin launched its New Shepard suborbital spacecraft for the ninth time today (July 18) during a test to ensure that humans could escape the capsule in case anything goes wrong.
The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is coming up in a couple weeks. We know it's coming, but did ancient people?
A little stream in the south of England could guide the way towards finding evidence for ancient life on Mars, in the form of fatty acids preserved in an iron-rich mineral called goethite.