A Chinese site is already selling the right to migrate to the planet dubbed "another Earth." Unfortunately, you probably won't survive the trip.
An international team has developed robot water-striders. Is this more evidence of a coming awesome robot apocalypse?
Stunt filmmaker Gregg Godfrey set a new record at Evel Knievel Days and nearly made a mess of Butte, Montana in the process.
Data from the Kepler Space Telescope reveals a planet that hits the triumvirate of being just right: It's the right size in the right place, and is circling a star similar to our sun.
NASA has spotted a distant planet that's as close as it comes (so far) to the one we call home. Here's a look at how it compares with other recently discovered planets -- and with our rock.
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.
The first draft of maps naming spots on Pluto and Charon are out, and they'll make you want to be a space cartographer.
From the Big Bang to mammals with big brains, the Internet's resident smart guy runs through literally everything in the time it takes to stand in line for a latte.
NASA's New Horizons has sent back remarkable new images of the distant dwarf planet, but nothing captures the feel of Pluto quite like this new video.
One of the world's foremost Nessie hunters says he no longer believes in the legend of a dinosaurlike creature patrolling the depths of a Scottish lake.