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.
The latest images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft reveal a second mysterious bright spot on the surface of Ceres. Perhaps it's a giant Ceresian welcome sign?
New research might shed light on how we got here by demonstrating that chemical components of our DNA could be produced in the brutal conditions of space.
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.
An exploding star directly behind a cluster of enormous galaxies has been split into four images by the light-bending properties of the cluster's gravity.
The Dawn space probe will take a much closer look at Ceres' mystery lights now that it is in orbit around the protoplanet.
There's nothing quite like the smell of space in the morning... until you realize there's no real bacon to go with the scent of it.
An electrical hiccup means the Mars rover will be sidelined for a few days as NASA tries to locate the problem.
Jennifer can ski and play hockey -- even though she's a robot -- but there's more to her than just fun and games. Researchers hope that someday, the same principles they're using to program Jenny to play sports will be used to create firefighters and rescue robots, able to adapt to changing environments.
On today's show, we explain why Google is growing human skin in a lab, watch an adorable robot ski in the name of science and cheer on NASA as it starts collecting data from its SMAP satellite.