Cameras on Earth weren't the only ones keeping an eye on the "blood moon" eclipse last week. NASA's Messenger space probe also captured the event.
Researchers at UCLA are using a 3D printer to produce an inexpensive, lightweight smartphone attachment that could ultimately take the place of large, expensive lab equipment.
John Lennon's name is now part of a heavenly body, with the pop-rocker joining some esteemed company on Mercury's surface.
While Mars dominates space-related headlines, a stunning revelation from Mercury could end up being one of the biggest astronomy stories of the year.
An earlier version of this image gallery misspelled the name of the Cassini spacecraft and misstated where in space the images were taken. This is only the third time ever that Earth has been imaged from the outer solar system. It has also been clarified that the Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Italian Space Agency.
For the first time, we can see what our planet looks like from other outposts in the solar system -- some of which are 900 million miles away.
Chemists say they've manufactured a sheet that changes color when dipped in mercury-tainted water, and that taking a picture of the sheet with a mobile phone or digicam can quantify the toxin's concentration.
The trailblazing artist who designed the insignia for the United States' first manned orbital spacecraft in 1962 and hand-painted it on the capsule, died yesterday at age 84.
Cricket's first smartphone with an 8-megapixel camera has several charms in addition to the shooter.
Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.