This Just In
May 5, 2015 03:14 PM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
Late tonight (May 5) and during the early morning hours tomorrow (May 6), skywatchers will have a chance of sighting a few pieces of Halley's Comet.
May 5, 2015 12:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time since the Large Hadron Collider was shut down in 2013 for its 2 year hiatus for a power upgrade, the world's most powerful particle accelerator has restarted particle collisions.
May 5, 2015 10:20 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Observations by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have revealed wild atmospheric changes on a well studied exoplanet -- changes that could be driven by extreme volcanic activity.
May 5, 2015 08:52 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Like a black fog churning through space, this view of a dark molecular cloud seems to extinguish the sparkle of distant stars.
May 4, 2015 07:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's the dawn of a new age: Freshly brewed coffee is being served on the International Space Station in specially designed 3-D printed microgravity cups.
May 4, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's Star Wars Day! So take a look back over some of our favorite Star Wars-related Discovery News space stories.
May 4, 2015 11:59 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time, astronomers have added a new 3-dimensional perspective to the Hubble Space Telescope's dazzling view of the Eagle Nebula's famous 'Pillars of Creation.'
May 4, 2015 08:15 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Astronomers have discovered two new alien worlds a bit larger than Earth circling a nearby star.
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