Researchers believe diamond rain and hail are present on Jupiter and Saturn, and that future generations could send robots to harvest such precious precipitation.
The closest look ever at a new comet will happen when the mountain-size comet Siding Spring buzzes past Mars this weekend.
In this week's episode of The Fix, we show you how to make your own motion-activated light for Halloween decorating, how to create a festive party atmosphere using Phillip Hue lights and your smartphone, and how to carve a pumpkin using free online templates.
A new company called Mesoloft will rocket your ashes to near space, where they will likely traverse the globe before becoming the seeds of raindrops and snowflakes.
Reds, yellows, and greens seen in the Earth's atmosphere are created by different chemical and nuclear processes called airglow. A new time-lapse video captures these colors and more.
A rare close flyby of a comet near Mars put NASA's orbiters in a potentially dangerous situation, but also allowed them to study the moving space object.
A biochemistry professor has invented a meat-free burger that looks and bleeds juice just like the beef you cook on your grill.
Two 12th graders send a Lego man 80,000 feet up to record some incredible visuals of the planet.
Humans could begin moving to Mars as soon as 2024 as part of an ambitious Dutch reality-TV/space-exploration project, but a few MIT students say it might not be so simple.
NASA is preparing the new Orion spacecraft for a first test flight. Your name can fly along with it -- eventually to the Red Planet.