What will the NASA spacecraft do when it reaches Jupiter this year?
An orphan planet free-floating in space more than 100 light-years from Earth may have a parent star after all, though the relationship could hardly be considered close.
The astronomer who helped kick Pluto out of the planet club believes a much larger body may be lurking in the outskirts of the solar system.
For the first time in over a decade, five planets will take center stage in the morning sky this week.
Often overlooked, Uranus, one of the solar system's 'ice giants,' can prove a challenging, but worthwhile target for amateur astronomers this month.
Welcome to 2016, space fans! With a new rover scheduled to land on Mars, a probe launching toward an asteroid, new info on Jupiter, and the Rosetta probe smashing into a comet on purpose, there's much to look forward to.
In honor of the "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" premiere, DNews takes a hard look at the science of the Death Star. Just how much energy would it take to blow up Alderaan?
Scientific studies can yield results that are often unexpected, occasionally shocking and every now and again just downright weird.
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