An ESA spacecraft nears its target, a comet the Philae lander will saddle up to for a ride around our nearest star.
While we typically think of black holes as death pits from which nothing can escape, recent studies suggest black holes play a pivotal role in creating stars. Could one have created our sun?
A National Science Foundation survey offers a sobering reflection of knowledge in today's all-knowing world. Many people really do believe the sun circles the Earth. And more than half don't know that humans evolved from animals.
Sign up to O2 4G and you can watch a flood of top-flight football on your phone thanks to the super-soaraway Sun.
An X-class solar flare -- the biggest class of solar flare -- has erupted from the sun straight towards Earth, and geomagnetic storms are on the way.
No ice, no problem. The Solar Cooler uses solar panels to keep things chill in remote places, on the beach, or when camping out.
As part of the OSIRIS-REx mission to the asteroid Bennu, NASA will be including tweets and Instagram photos from the public as part of a space time capsule.
The Rosetta mission has narrowed down the selection of possible landing sites to just five candidates, but it's going to be tricky to touch down.
Famous feline Lil BUB wheezes, purrs, and snorts while hanging out on the beach in this relaxing video.
The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.