Every year, Science magazine challenges PhD students to explain the topic of their thesis in the form of dance. This year's finalists are in.
Interstellar echoes from a flaring neutron star have allowed astronomers to solve a mystery -- pinpointing the star's location.
In the "Star Trek" universe, humans made contact with aliens in 2063. In the real world, scientists could beat that mark by decades, at least when it comes to detecting signs of life beyond this rock.
The Phoebe ring takes up as much space as about 7,000 Saturns, most of it pieces of dust smaller than the width of a human hair.
Pluto has had a rough few years. First, it lost its status as a planet. Now most of its tiny moons are acting like rebellious teenagers.
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope say the star nicknamed Nasty 1 (Miss Jackson if...) doesn't behave like a typical star of its kind. Hence its bad-boy image and name.
It almost failed before it had even begun, yet it has far outlived its planned lifespan, becoming a treasure of untold value. Crave talks to some of the engineers who've kept it going.
Researchers are finding no obvious signs of life after digging through thousands of galaxy images in search of advanced civilizations.
A once-in-a-lifetime moment will sweep across the US two years from now. Crave's Eric Mack says it's already time to plan your travel and your soundtrack.
Gravitational lensing has produced a spectacular ring from a starburst galaxy nearly 12 billion light-years from Earth.