NASA's Curiosity rover just celebrated its 3,000th day on Mars by taking a remarkable picture of the Red Planet.
Physicists have long assumed that the universe is pretty much the same in any direction, and now they’ve found a new way to test that hypothesis:...
Observations from New Horizons at the edge of the solar system indicate there may be fewer galaxies than we thought.
Metals and insulators are the yin and yang of physics, their respective material properties strictly dictated by their electrons' mobility - metals should conduct...
What's the right gift for a 3,000-Martian-day anniversary? Rocks?
Experts looking forward to tasting some of the 12 bottles of Bordeaux that will splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico via a SpaceX Dragon capsule
Galaxies need cold gas to form new stars, and this one is bleeding 10,000 suns worth of the stuff each year. Astronomers blame a cosmic crash.
Just 670 million years after the Big Bang, a quasar with a monstrous black hole dominated a growing galaxy.
The oldest, most distant "supermassive" black hole and quasar in the universe have both been discovered, astronomers announced Tuesday.
A team of astronomers led by the University of Arizona has observed a luminous quasar 13.03 billion light-years from Earth—the most distant quasar discovered to...