A new study shows the moon is likely to break apart before it hits the atmosphere, creating a debris ring that will encircle Mars for millions of years.
For the first time, astronomers have directly observed a planet in the making.
Is this an Andy Warhol interpretation of Pluto? Actually, it's a beautiful example of when scientific data can imitate art.
By combining high-resolution observations of Mars dune ripples and comparing them with sand dunes on Earth, scientists are beginning to understand how surface winds influence the Red Planet.
Recent observations of the gaps in protoplanetary disks surrounding nearby young stars may not be 'proof' of the formation of exoplanets.
A tiny frozen world three billion miles away from the sun isn't the place where you might expect to find a brilliant blue sky, but that's exactly what NASA's New Horizons team has discovered on far-off Pluto. Continue reading →
Houston, we have some questions: A point-by-point breakdown of the new sci-fi film with the Johnson Space Center. Spoiler alert!
Throwing open the doors to the hallowed halls of science, stumped researchers welcomed help from the public Wednesday in solving a number of nagging mysteries about dwarf planet Ceres.
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