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.
Members of a biohacking site experiment with a chlorophyll-like substance to try to see better at night. The instructions are online.
For the first time, astronomers have captured images of a rare type of asteroid that rotates so quickly it literally cracks itself up.
Removing old satellites from orbit may one day happen in much the same way a fisherman scoops up schools of fish.
NASA's orbiting Mars probe has spotted two surprises in the Red Planet's atmosphere: an unexplained dust cloud and a deep ultraviolet aurora.
A new game from Three One Zero takes players on their first space walk. While it'll hit consoles and PC this summer, I'm sold on the game's VR ambitions.
It's a real-life mystery cliffhanger. We've come up with a list of possible reasons a large crater on the biggest object in the asteroid belt looks lit up like a Christmas tree.
Mechanical engineers at Stanford University have developed a substance that mimics gecko toes. Not just for scaling walls in Spiderman-like fashion, the adhesive could help clean up space debris and be used on automobile assembly lines.CNET's Sumi Das visits the research lab where it was created to learn how it works.
As the Large Hadron Collider gears up to resume experiments, the team at the ALICE detector has released a drone video of the facility.
Meteors captured on video as fireballs lighting up the night sky are becoming more common thanks to ubiquitous smartphones. Except this one was no space rock.