By using the world's preeminent telescopes, astronomers peer behind a curtain of dust to find a giant star-making factory known as "Sparky."
A giant star in the Canis Majoris constellation isn't acting like itself, and scientists are doing their best to figure out why.
Speaking to Congress, two astronomers from SETI describe the chances of finding aliens as almost 100 percent.
Scientists pull a needle out of a haystack and identify a star that dates back to shortly after the Big Bang.
Followers are flocking to the Lego Academics on Twitter to watch the toy scientists tackle the amusing everyday challenges of academia. Creator Donna Yates shares her Lego story.
In northern California, the SETI Institute has to shut down its systems because of wildfires near its telescope array.
Ever wanted to hold a nebula in your hands? Well now you can thanks to plans from NASA. Warning: It kind of looks like two molars stuck together.
It took awhile, but Lego has finally approved a set of three female scientist minifigures, along with their laboratory gear, to become an official product.
A newly revealed rocky mega-planet shows the universe was capable of creating extraterrestrial-friendly worlds shortly after the Big Bang.
The SpaceView program will reach out to amateur astronomers in an effort to protect satellites from space junk orbiting the Earth.