The space agency is promoting some of the 1,000 planets discovered by the Kepler Mission in the style of vintage travel posters.
A device known as "Sphere," attached to the Very Large Telescope in Chile, has achieved first light using three novel methods to peek into the brightness.
Humanity's most advanced telescopes have begun to confirm distant planets circling their stars within the habitable zone. Use a conservative definition of what makes a potentially habitable planet, and these 7 exoplanets still make the grade.
For centuries, distant planets were the stuff of sci-fi, but in recent years, science has begun to confirm their existence. Take a quick tour of the more than 1,700 (so far) known exoplanets in the visible universe.
New research contends that the Milky Way alone is flush with billions of potentially habitable planets -- and that's just one sliver of the universe.
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory captures the first-ever X-ray of an exoplanet passing in front of its parent star in a system that is 63 light-years from Earth.
Adidas' upcoming 2015 collection includes two sets of sneakers designed by Raf Simons inspired by space attire.
Rallying back from a mechanical failure, the telescope helps confirm the existence of an exoplanet 2.5 times the diameter of Planet Earth.
Among eight new Kepler planets found are the two most Earth-like to date, with possible conditions for the propagation of life.
A French computer science student just launched Wikigalaxy, a space-themed visualization of 100,000 Wikipedia articles you can explore at your leisure. Now you can actually tumble into a Wikipedia black hole online!