The next decade is going to see some stunning advancements in telescope technology, opening up a brave new universe of interstellar discoveries.
Researchers have figured out a way to harness the power of the oceans to create a sunscreen that could be more friendly to the reefs that grow there. And humans too.
Sea turtles don't alter their movements to avoid shark attacks, researchers find, which means sea turtles are tougher than most of us.
In 2006, Pluto had its planet status revoked. Now a petition hopes to get it restored -- but would other dwarf planets ride in on its coattails?
Astronomers have found the very first quintuple star system consisting of two sets of eclipsing binary stars and one solo star.
NASA's heliophysics missions capture a once-in-a-lifetime event: Venus' transit across the surface of the sun.
Bluetooth me up, Scotty. An original series "Star Trek" communicator smartphone handset will make you feel like you're exploring strange new worlds.
A forgotten box on a museum shelf yields a surprising discovery from a 2,000-year-old tomb.
Lego announces a $150 million plan to seek a sustainable, environmentally friendly alternative to the oil-based plastics it has traditionally used.
Interstellar echoes from a flaring neutron star have allowed astronomers to solve a mystery -- pinpointing the star's location.