Could a new space rock-hunting technique improve the odds of finding near-Earth asteroids?
Even a mild shock wave in the solar wind can suddenly amp up the equatorial electrojet and create localized magnetic storms.
Two shipments of Dove satellites never made it to orbit in recent months, but the company says it hasn't been unduly slowed down in its quest to map the world.
In TWO stunning orbital photos, a thunderstorm over Mexico generated two huge, red sprites reaching into space.
As a suitably impressive follow-up to the new “blue marble” image of our world released in July, today NASA shared a gorgeous animation created from pictures captured by NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft.
NASA’s Kepler space telescope has found the closest match yet to a world that is similarly sized to Earth and circling a sun-like star at the right distance for liquid surface water, a condition believed to be necessary for life, scientists said Thursday.
Thursday was a red letter day for exoplanet astronomers -- it was the day that marked the announcement of the discovery of Kepler-452b, an alien world that possesses more Earth-like traits than any exoplanet discovered before it.
You don't get to meet your double every day, but Jupiter and the sun share the same galaxy as their very own doppelgangers.
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