Astronomers have spied an aurora beyond our solar system for the first time, lighting up the pole of a failed star that's cool in multiple ways.
A neural implant on the area of the brain that controls the patient's intention to move could be the key to better robotic prosthetics.
The most adorable galaxies in the universe may be a series of far-away space blobs with a lot of room, but very few stars.
The Giant Magellan Telescope will be the world's biggest telescope -- and it will look deeper into the past than we've ever seen before.
The distance to a super-bright galaxy has been exactly calculated, setting a 13-billion light-year record as the most distant galaxy ever seen (that we know of).
For the first time, astronomers have captured images of a rare type of asteroid that rotates so quickly it literally cracks itself up.
NASA scientists have analysed the water signatures in Mars' atmosphere to determine that the planet once had a primitive ocean bigger than the Arctic Ocean on Earth.
In a continuation of earlier research, University of Washington scientists have demonstrated human brain-to-brain communication with multiple pairs of people.
By using the world's preeminent telescopes, astronomers peer behind a curtain of dust to find a giant star-making factory known as "Sparky."
Behold the best look yet at a massive intergalactic train wreck in progress. It's also a glimpse at what the universe looked like when it was only half its current age.