A low-cost mission could soon be launched to directly observe the exoplanetary system in orbit around Alpha Centauri, one of the solar system's nearest stellar neighbors.
NASA has released 30 minutes of the most amazing, high-resolution video footage of the sun ever. DNews points out some key events visible on our gassy friend in the sky.
Chemical analysis by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity indicates that water made several repeat appearances to create the rich mineral veins at a site called “Garden City” in the lower part of Mount Sharp.
Is this an Andy Warhol interpretation of Pluto? Actually, it's a beautiful example of when scientific data can imitate art.
Like a blinding beacon lighting up the night, a powerful gamma-ray-generating stellar husk has been seen pulsating in a neighboring galaxy.
What did we learn from Voyager 1? Read about the mysterious processes of Saturn and some of the secrets of its moons.
A new test for defining the planetary status of an exoplanet has been formulated, but a certain dwarf planet in our solar system still doesn't make the planetary grade.
What's next for NASA's Dawn mission as it moves closer to the surface of dwarf planet Ceres? See some of its recent work in pictures.
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